Hope Your Birthday…

LeNae Gerig

Hope Your Birthday...
By LeNae Gerig

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Designer’s Tip: Make small tears in the torn paper edge to add to the aged, worn look of the paper.



  1. Card front: Place the card fold on the left. Cover with Chalkboard ivory dot paper and ink the edges. Tear the edges of Chalkboard Memories peach paper to 4”x5 1/2” and glue to the card center. Glue 1/2” wide Chalkboard black dot ribbon across card 1 3/4” from the bottom.
  2. Ink torn edges of 3” square of Chalkboard green/blue paper and glue 3/4” from top and 1/8” from the fold. Tear the corner from Chalkboard black border paper. Stamp and white emboss with Birthday Cheer Stamp “Hope Your Birthday…” and glue to the card center.
  3. Use 1/4” wide Chalkboard peach sheer ribbon to make a loopy bow and Zot™ to the bottom left corner of the greeting. Zot™ an ivory dahlia to each side of the bow as shown. Thread two white buttons with scraps of black paper and Zot™ to the card as shown.
  4. Inside: Tear the left edge of 4 1/2”x 6 1/2” Chalkboard peach paper and ink torn edge black. Glue flush with the card fold. Ink top and bottom torn edges of 1 1/4”x4” Chalkboard green/blue paper and glue 5/8” from the fold and 1 1/4” from the top. Tear corner from Chalkboard black border paper to 3 1/4”x2” and stamp Birthday Greetings “Happy Birthday” with Blush embossing powder. Glue to overlap the green/blue border as shown. Knot a knotted length of 1/2” wide Chalkboard black dots ribbon to the right corner as shown.