Birthday Wishes

Amy Hurley-Purdie

Birthday Wishes
By Amy Hurley-Purdie

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Designer Tip: To create soft pink cheeks color PP5 onto the acrylic block. Pick up color from the block with FS6. Start in the center of the cheek color, while working outward in a circular motion until the color fades.



  1. Card Front: Place your card with the fold on the left. Cover the card with Pretty Little Posies turquoise patterned paper. Cut 6¼”x4¾" from red cardstock. Glue 6”x4½” Pretty Little Posies orange patterned paper centered onto the red cardstock. Glue 6”x2½” Pretty Little Posies multi flower patterned paper onto the bottom half of the orange pattern paper. Zot™ Pretty Posies green crepe ribbon horizontally over the seam. Glue centered onto the card. Cut two 2 1/2”x3” Pretty Little Posies green patterned paper. Glue the first square ½” from the left and 3/8” from the bottom. Glue the second square ½” from the right and 3/8” from the top.
  2. Cut 4½”x 3½” white cardstock. Stamp Ticket stamp onto the cardstock and color with Spectrum Noir pens as shown. To create the balloons, color with the lightest color first. Then add the darkest color around the edges and blend the edges with medium, working towards the center. Make sure to leave a light area in center of balloon. To finish, go over the medium edges with the lightest color. Mat onto 4¾"x3¾" red cardstock with 1/8” borders. Cut two 7/8” squares of Pretty Little Posies turquoise patterned paper. Cut them in half and glue to the corners as shown. Glue centered onto the card.
  3. Zot™ Pretty Posies ribbon blue/yellow check horizontally, 7/8” from the bottom. Cut 1¾"x3/8” white cardstock, and cut “V” from one end. Stamp “Birthday Wishes” onto white cardstock. Mat on red cardstock leaving a 1/16” border. Glue to the left corner of the card, centered on the ribbon. Zot™ a bow to the right corner as shown.