Tag Archives: homemade birthday card ideas

Butterfly Basics Birthday Card for Sister

I can’t believe it, but I’m ahead of the game!  This is a birthday card for my sister, whose birthday is in December!  Of course, I may make others I like more between now and then, but I’m pretty happy with this one. Butterfly Basics is a beautiful, feminine set, and lends itself well to… Read More »

DIY Birthday Cards – Happy Birthday Everyone

I like clean and simple DIY birthday cards, and this one sure is!  You could even leave off the back layer if you wanted, I thought it still looked great. The designer paper patterns are from the Neutrals Color Collection Paper Stack.  The super sweet stamps came from the Hostess set Happy Birthday Everyone, and… Read More »

Handmade Birthday Card Ideas – Birthday Card for Sister

I always need new handmade birthday card ideas… the birthdays just keep coming!  How about you? Here’s a birthday card for my sister… I think she’s going to love it.  And I used some stamps and other things from the Holiday Catalog to make it.  Remember, just because something is “for Christmas” doesn’t mean you… Read More »

Birthday Card Making

Grab the new Hostess set Happy Birthday, Everyone and your birthday card making will be a whole lot easier.  With friends, men, and women included, it’s got you covered!  And I love the font and size of the big Happy Birthday stamp, too. I used the flower from Best Thoughts, another gorgeous set!  I pulled… Read More »

Create a Birthday Card: Crazy About You

Create a birthday card that is fun and bright using the Crazy About You stamp set, Hello You Thinlits Dies (which can be purchased separately or in a bundle), and one of my favorite new designer paper collections,  Painted Blooms.  They all can be found in the upcoming Occasions Catalog beginning January 6th, 2015. This… Read More »

Inspiration For Your DIY Birthday Cards

Inspiration for your DIY birthday cards can come from anywhere.  The theme here is the animal print I saw on the cover of a Talbot’s catalog recently.  I tried to mimic the print using Work of Art.  I think it worked well!  The Blushing Bride pink is a little washed out in the photo.  What… Read More »

Typeset DIY Birthday Cards

Whip up some quick DIY birthday cards with a little Typeset Designer Paper and your choice of birthday sayings. The beautiful scrolled medallions pattern in the paper does all the work for me, so I didn’t need to create any other design element.   Love it! I mounted the patterned paper and the birthday greeting on… Read More »

Card Folding Techniques: Screen Card

I love different card folding techniques.  They look hard and complex, but usually are quite easy to achieve.  This card was super fast to make, and I think it’s super cute! If you’re using a border punch along the top that will actually remove the edge of the card stock, you can start with a… Read More »

Homemade Birthday Card Ideas

This is one of the coolest homemade birthday card ideas I’ve seen in a while.  I love making these cards that just explode with personality when opened — like a party in a box! — and people really seem to enjoy receiving them. I went all out with a variety of stamp sets and dies… Read More »

Retired Homemade Birthday Card

Here’s another blast from the past, a retired homemade birthday card.  I kept thinking the lighting wasn’t working well for the pictures, but then I looked at the card again and, except for the Brilliant Blue, it’s pretty true to color!!!  LOL!  This is one bright card!  Isn’t it funny how trends and tastes change… Read More »

Handmade Birthday Card

This simple handmade birthday card is easy to make, yet very elegant to present.  I designed it for a good friend of mine, and I think she’s going to love it!  The white embossing on the navy background just pops, and the pearls really give it an added sophistication.  You can’t see the inside, but… Read More »

Making My Son Birthday Cards

I’ve been making my dad and son birthday cards, trying to decide what I’d like to send.  It’s always good to have extra cards around that are suitable for a man, so the time certainly isn’t wasted. Here’s an easy card that doesn’t require a ton of supplies on hand to make.  You could even… Read More »

Doodling and Making Birthday Cards

You can have a lot of fun making birthday cards when you add whimsical doodling to your designs.  I’ve always been a doodler, so using it on my homemade cards just seems natural! A selection of patterns from the Floral District Designer Paper collection was cut in random patterns and then assembled on a Basic… Read More »

Bright Flower Birthday Cards

Today is FINALLY the first day of Sale-A-Bration.  Hooray!  For every $50 ordered you can select one item from the Sale-A-Bration catalog for FREE!  It doesn’t get any better!  Oh wait, it does!  For every $50 you spend you also get a square on my 50/50 board for a drawing for $50 in free Stampin’… Read More »