Making a Birthday Card

January 20, 2019


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Happy Birthday Card with Candles Tutorial. View more tutorials and cards on Rhoda Design Studio.

Birthday Candle Card Tutorial

Card Base

  • First you will need to pick your paper colors. I sometimes cut into brand new papers, but most of the time I just grab some scraps from the bin that go together well.
  • Pick your base color. If you have pre-cut and folded cards, that’s great. You can also make your own using cardstock. Cut a piece that is 9 inches tall by 5 1/2 inches wide. Fold in half at the 4 1/2 inch mark.

Happy Birthday Card with Candles Tutorial. View more tutorials and cards on Rhoda Design Studio. Candles

  • Cut scrap pieces to make a 2.5in by 2in rectangle. These will be your candles. I have five on my card, you can cut as many as you want to add.
  • Roll these pieces of paper lengthwise (so the candle is 2.5 inches tall) around a pencil or paintbrush. Once you have them at the diameter you want, glue the edge.
  • Cut a 3/4 inch section of yarn to make a wick for each candle.
  • Add a daub of glue to the end of each candle piece and then insert the wick. Use a pencil or something long and skinny to press the wick down into the candle and along the side to make sure it sticks in the glue.
  • Attach your candles to your card.

Sentiment

  • If you have stickers or a rub-on that you want to use, attach that to a piece of light colored paper. A piece about 2.25 inches long by 1.25 inches tall works best.
  • Cut a border color piece that measures 2.5 inches by 1.5 inches. Glue your sentiment to the background.
  • Add your sentiment to your card.

This is a simple yet fun card to make. The candles make it unique and 3 dimensional which is something different. If you enjoyed this birthday candle card tutorial, sign up for my newsletter and share with your friends!

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