Happy Birthday to You Card
SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (Sweet Blush) Papertrey Ink Patterned paper: (Bird from Vintage Cream & Black collection) Jenni Bowlin Studio; (Tea Towel from Cherry Hill collection; This Little Piggy from Ducks in a Row collection) October Afternoon Dye ink: (Old Paper) Ranger Industries Color medium: (light pink, yellow, green markers) Copic Accents: (pink rhinestones) BasicGrey; (green buttons) Papertrey Ink Rub-on: (sentiment) Melissa Frances Fibers: (cream ribbon) Papertrey Ink; (pink floss) Dies: (circles) Spellbinders Other: (pink felt) Finished size: 5 1/2" x 4 1/4"
Ink all edges.
1 Make card from cardstock.
2 Adhere patterned paper layers together, zig-zag stitch, and tie on ribbon. Adhere.
3 Color image with markers, apply rub-on, and adhere rhinestones.
4 Die-cut different size circles from felt, stitch around outer edge of circles, gather, and tie.
5 Thread buttons with floss, adhere to circles, and adhere to card.
The larger your die cut circles are, the larger your stitches should be.
The felt circles are beautiful made of fabric, too!
Roll Up Your Sleeves and DIY
Do-it-yourself embellishments are a great way to stretch your creativity and use supplies you already have. You'll find lots of designer DIY ideas in the DIY Embellishments feature in Paper Crafts magazine's May/June 2010 issue.
For more information on supplies used in this project, click here to see our online product guide.
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