Colourful Happy Birthday

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Posted on 6th June 2016 by Nicole Mullen
Filed under Card Making Ideas, All Papercraft Tutorials, Projects And Cards By Type, Happy Birthday Card Ideas

Happy 5

Hi All,

Nicole of Mullen Crafts here today to share how I made a fun card with some of my Papermilldirect scraps. I love finding ways to use up scraps of this beautiful card! I used:

  • Papermilldirect Black Smooth Card
  • Papermilldirect Raspbery Oink Plain Card
  • Papermilldirect Mandarin Orange Plain Card
  • Papermilldirect Pale Turquoise Plain Card
  • Papermilldirect Daffodil Yellow Smooth Card
  • Papermilldirect Purple Grape Plain Card
  • Tim Holtz Alphabet Die

I started by cutting a panel of black card and white embossing the word birthday on it.

Happy 1

I then cut out the letters in different colours of the card and adhered them to the corresponding strips of card. I cut the strips just the width of the letters. I left the strips very long for the next step.

Happy 2

I laid these out on the black card panel and staggered the height they were laid out on. I trimmed off the extra card that over hung along the top.

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This is the finished card. Very simple to do but very fun for using up your scraps, and could be done in any colours you like!

Happy 5

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