How to Make a Happy Birthday Card. Forgot to buy a greeting card? Don't worry! Here's how to make a quick and easy handmade birthday card to save the day.
Create a greeting card and add that personal touch with best wishes.
I think we have all been in the situation where we have the expensive gift, all wrapped up beautifully then realized, when the shops are closed, where's the card??
Why not create a greeting card for your friends next birthday.
This happy birthday card is especially suited if your friend has a birthday around Christmas time.
Special cards are hard to find especially one's to go with your special gift basket.
Make a birthday card yourself and add that personal touch and don't forget a lovely birthday poem written inside, means so much.
This quick and easy-to-make birthday card is sure to save the day. I made this birthday card with things I had at home, no special materials, and it went perfectly with the birthday gift basket I also made.
If you need a special card to give to a friend? this is the card to make.
How to Create a Birthday Card
Let's make a happy birthday card for your friend's birthday.
Below is a handmade birthday card, envelope and a gift tag I made. These are all very easy and very cheap to make.
Happy Birthday Card Method:
I cut my card measuring 4 3/4 inches by 9 1/2 inches (12.1cm
by 24.1cm). Folded in half, it measures 4 3/4 inches square, (12.1cm square
approx.) from cream card-stock.
The squares on the card are from wrapping paper. I cut 3
squares, made a simple design on the front of the card and glued
I Outlined the squares in black to make them stand out more.
How to Make a Gift Tag
This gift tag can be used with the card above or on its own. This gift tag can be used for a Christmas birthday present or as a birthday gift tag throughout the year.
1. For this tag I used the same cream card-stock as I did for the card above. This gift tag measures 6 inches by 2 1/2 inches (15.2cm by 6.4cm approx.)
I cut 3 more squares from the same wrapping paper and glued
those to the gift tag. Then I outlined the squares and joined them together
with a thick black line.
I Punched a hole at one end with a hole puncher and threaded a gold ribbon through.
You can write your message on the back or print your message on a piece of paper, cut it out and glue it to the back of your gift tag.
How to Make an Envelope
To make this envelope to go with your card making ideas and gift tag is also easy. Click on the link to find out how. A handmade envelope is the perfect finishing touch for your special card making ideas.
This card would go perfectly with a birthday gift basket. It's the perfect partner for your dad's birthday or Father's Day.
Next time you forget to buy a card, try making your own. Handmade birthday card ideas are fun, easy and very inexpensive to do.
Not what you are looking for? Search the web for more great handmade card ideas.
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