- For the card front: Turn the card with the fold on the left and cover with Handmade Memories brown dots paper. Cut 4¾"x6¼" Handmade Memories tan border paper and glue as shown. Trace and cut the birthday cake pocket from Handmade Memories green paper and fold. Trace and cut the top cake tier from Handmade Memories pink paper and glue to line the pocket. Cut the frosting pieces from brown dots, the candle from stripes, and the flame from tan border papers. Glue the frosting in place, then glue the tab to secure the pocket. Glue pink gingham ribbon across the pocket as shown, gluing the ends on the back. Mat the cake on white cardstock with 1/16" borders and glue to the card, ¾" from the bottom.
- Glue the flame to the candle top, then mat on white cardstock with 1/32" borders. Wrap and tie gingham ribbon around the candle, then glue the candle as shown. Trace and cut the template tag from Handmade Memories tan paper. Cut 2"x¾" Handmade Memories quilt paper and glue to the tag bottom. Trim the excess. Cut a ⅛"x1¾" brown dots paper and glue along the upper edge of the quilt piece. Stamp “birthday wishes” on the tan area, then mat the tag on brown cardstock with 1/32" borders and on white cardstock with 1/16" borders. Punch a hole, tie 3" of pink crepe ribbon to it, and tuck into the pocket. Trace and cut the small tag pattern from brown dots paper. Stamp “surprise” on it, then mat on white cardstock with 1/32" borders. Glue to the ribbon as shown, then glue a knotted 3" gingham ribbon over it and trim the ends.
- For the inside: Cut 4"x5" Handmade Memories quilt paper and glue centered on the inside. Cut 2¾"x3" Handmade Memories green paper and mat on brown dots paper with ⅛" borders. Stamp “may your layers…” on it, then glue centered on the quilt paper. Make two more candles, one from pink paper and one from striped paper, both with tan flames. Mat each on white cardstock with 1/32" borders. Wrap and tie ribbon around the pink candle, then glue both as shown.
Supplies: (Find these supplies and more at www.paperwishes.com)
- Handmade Memories Paper Pack (link)
- Cardstock: white, brown (link)
- Playful Pockets template (link)
- Handmade Memories ribbon set (link)
- Birthday Greetings stamp set (link)
- ⅛" hole punch (link)
- StazOn® Timber Brown ink pad (link)
- Adhesive (link)
- 5"x6½" white card & matching envelope (link)