Quick and Easy Birthday Card You Can Make Today!

Hey crafting friends! In honor of Dolly Parton’s birthday, I’m sharing a quick and easy birthday card you can make today! Dolly was born on  this day in 1946 and she was one of the first singers to blend country and pop music. Don’t know if Dolly is a crafter but hey, wanted to give her a shout out when sharing my quick and easy birthday card!

Mischievous Mice Stamp set Stampin Up

How quick and easy is this card! Don’t you think you can make it?

Don’t have this stamp set? Use the measurements and instructions I’ve provided below, and your own supplies to give it a go! You can stamp any cute critter image, make a balloon using a circle punch or die and then use a black marker to draw a string down to your stamped image.

Of course, if you’d like to purchase any of the products used in this card, you can shop right now at my online store. Remember, during January and February, for every $50 in product purchases you get to choose a free gift!

SUPPLIES

Stamps: Mischievous Mice (158070)

Cardstock: Thick Basic White (159229), Gorgeous Grape (146987), Highland Heather (146986), Basic Black (121045), Sweet Talk designer series paper (157616)

Ink: Memento (132708), Smoky Slate Stampin’ Blends (154904)

Other: Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine (159653), Tasteful Textile 3D embossing folder (152718), Stampin’ Seal adhesive (152813), Paper Snips Scissors (103579)

 

Measurements: 

Highland Heather: 8 1/2” x 5 1/2”, 4” x 5 1/4″

Gorgeous Grape: 2 3/4” x 2 1/4”

Thick Basic White: 2 1/4” x 4 1/2”

Basic Black: 2 3/8” x 4 5/8”

 

Instructions:

Emboss the smaller piece of Highland Heather cardstock. Then attach it to the front of the Highland Heather card base.

Using Memento Black ink, stamp the mouse and balloon image onto the Thick Basic White cardstock. Re-ink and stamp the balloon part of the image onto the Gorgeous Grape cardstock. Add the birthday greeting to this balloon.

Using the Paper Snips, cut out the Gorgeous Grape balloon and attach it directly over the balloon on the Thick Basic White cardstock.

Use the Smoky Slate Stampin’ Blends to color the mouse image.

Attach the Thick Basic White layer to the Basic Black layer.

Attach the strip of designer paper to the back of the Basic Black layer. Then attach the entire piece to the card base.

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