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Happy Birthday Card


Susan Cobb

Happy Birthday Card
By Susan Cobb


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Designer Tip: Place your card with the fold at the top. Place the Olive 3 template on the card, aligning the straight edges. Trace around the edges of the template with the pencil. Remove the template and trim the edges of the card front only, along your pencil lines. Place the Betty 3 template on the inside of the card with the bottom scallop point even with the bottom of the card. Trace around the bottom edge of the template with a pencil, then trim along your pencil line. Cover the front with Colorist pink dots paper and the inside with Colorist green dots paper. Ink the edges of the front and inside with black ink and add Thin Lines Dazzles™ on the top edges. Use the Peggy 3 template to trace and cut a label from Colorist yellow dots paper. Mat it on black cardstock with thin borders. Glue it centered on the pink card front. Place purple lace tape across the center of the card. Use the Peggy 2 template to trace and cut a label from Colorist black/white floral paper with a flower/leaves centered on the shape. Use the watercolor pencils and wet brush to color in the flower, leaves, and berries. Cut out a duplicate flower, color it, and foam tape it centered on the flower. Let dry. Mat on black cardstock with thin borders. Foam tape centered on the purple lace and yellow dots label. Use the Lola template to trace and cut a label from Colorist green dots paper and mat it on black. Place Tiny Words & Phrases Dazzles™ “Happy Birthday” centered on the label, and add a swirl below the words. Foam tape it on the left side of the card front. Use black/white checked ribbon to tie a bow and Zot™ it on the label as shown. Inside: Use the Patsy 2 template to trace and cut a label from Colorist yellow dots paper and mat it on black. Glue it on the inside, centered 1/8” from the top. Place purple lace tape centered across the yellow label and green paper. Use the Patsy 1 template to trace and cut a label from black/white floral paper. Color the image as your did for the front. Let dry and mat on black. Foam tape it centered on the yellow label and purple lace tape. Add Dazzles™ “Celebrate!” on the right side just below the yellow label, making sure it is not visible when the card is closed. Zot™ a ribbon bow as shown. Add Stickles on the flower centers and dots of the colored images and let dry.

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