Happy Birthday


LeNae Gerig

Happy Birthday
By LeNae Gerig


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Designer’s Tip: Some people prefer to stamp and then die cut the stamped image and others prefer to die cut and then stamp. Try both and see which one you prefer.

Supplies:

Instructions:

  1. Card Front: Place the card fold on the left side and glue 5”x1 7/8” Chalkboard tapestry paper at the card bottom. Cover the top of the card with green tile paper.
  2. Use Dotty Border Geared Punch along the bottom edge of 5”x1 1/4” Chalkboard ivory paper. Ink the edges black and stamp Greetings & Labels swirl stamp repeatedly along the top edge of the border. Glue across the top edge of the Chalkboard tapestry paper.
  3. Mat the long edges of 5”x1¾” Chalkboard black paper with ivory paper and ink the edges. Glue across the card, 1 1/4” from the top.
  4. Stamp Chalkboard ivory paper with Greetings & Labels large oval stamp and die cut with coordinating 6 Layered Labels & 2 Swirls Cutting Die. Ink the edges and glue as shown to the border. Stamp Greetings & Labels medium oval and “Happy Birthday” greeting on Chalkboard peach paper and then die cut with coordinating 6 Layered Labels & 2 Swirls Cutting Die. Foam tape centered over the first label as shown. Use 1/8” wide light aqua grosgrain Chalkboard ribbon to make a bow and Zot( to the bottom of the label as shown.