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Happy Birthday for the Adventurer


Happy Birthday Card
By: Marcia Mattos, Artistic Guide

 Finished card size: 5.5 x 5.5"

Eloise (Stamping Bella)
Small Greetings (Hero Arts)
Pretty in Pink (StampinUp)
Jet Black StazOn (Tsukineko)
Pink and Orange Cardstock (The Paper Company)
White Cardstock (The Paper Company)
Rachel's Ribbons PP (Daisy Bucket)
Watercolor Pencils (Derwent)
Threading Water border Puch (Fiskars)
Prima Flowers (Prima)
White Brads (Making Memories)
Pop dots (Ranger)
Scalloped Squares Nestabilities (Spellbinders)
1" circle punch
Ticket Corner Punch (StampinUp)


  1. Stamp Eloise image on a 3" x 3" piece of white cardstock using Jet Black StazOn Ink. Also stamp the sentiment on a small piece of white cardstock using the Pretty in Pink inkpad.
  2. Color the image using the watercolor pencils.
  3. Cut a scalloped square with the pink cardstock using the nestabilies. Adhere the image to the pink scalloped square.
  4. Add a 5 x 5 " square of pink cardstock to the card front. Also cut a 4.75 x 4.75" of the PP, punch the corners with the Ticket Corner punch. Now cut a 4.75" x 1" strip of orange cardstock and add the scalloped white border to it.
  5. Place the orange strip on the PP with glue. Adhere the PP to the card front. Add the scalloped square to the card.
  6. Punch the sentiment with a circle punch (1 inch) and add it to the lower left corner of the scalloped square using Pop Dots.
  7. Place the brads to the flowers centers and add them to the card as you wish. Add the pearls.
  8. Sign your art.

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2 Responses »

  1. Love this card!!!

  2. Marcia-

    GREAT card. I love your style!! Dontcha love the stamping bella stamps? I just bought about 6 myself last weekend.

    Nice job.

    Sue T.