The lights dim and suddenly a cake, aglow with candles, is brought out and melodious singing fills the air. The recipient’s face lights up as a sweetly decorated cake is placed in front of him or her. The song ends and someone yells “Make a wish!” The recipient closes their eyes momentarily — huff! The candles are blown out… and it’s time to get the birthday party started!
Just as important as the candles and cake are on birthdays, so are cards! For a special handmade touch, opt to make your next birthday card rather than picking up a generic store-bought card — your friends and family members will surely appreciate the beautiful keepsake and be awestruck by your crafty talent. (Shhh, no need to tell them just how easy it was to make!) Blog contributor Tina Kistinger shows off three DIY birthday cards that look like they could be presents themselves! Take a look below — it’s time for a cardmaking celebration!
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Birthdays come but once a year, but with the Party Time! collection, you can turn any day into a big-time celebration — especially when that moment is spent crafting and scrapbooking! Balloons and banners, streamers and sparklers, the Party Time! collection is always ready for a good time. Ready to unwrap some of its magic? Burst forth brilliance with these birthday scrapbook borders and delightful DIY birthday card and let your crafting be the life of the scrap-tastic party!
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When you’re creating and designing a layout, experienced crafters know that a good-looking border is the icing on the cake. And with the new Cake Border Punch, you’re in for some extra sweet surprises that will light up your layouts! Get ready, for today’s blog features three cake scrapbook borders and a DIY birthday card to whisk in innovative ideas for your next layout or project! (P.S. They’re all a piece of cake to make!!
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Giving gifts? The best! Eating cake? Yes, please! Singing the birthday song? We’ll lead the chorus. Finding unique ways to showcase the birthday memories made? Well, that can be tricky. That is, unless you have a collection like Happy BirthYAY, which makes all your birthday craft ideas come to life! Whether you’re celebrating your special day or helping your little one have the most memorable party ever, these two birthday crafts are the perfect way to add the icing onto the cake that is your birthday scrapbook layout!
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It’s been said that glitter is a girl’s best friend… and what’s better than glitter? Glitter AND Gold! Did you know that starting today, you can get FREE exclusive Goldrush Mini Stickers and Gold & Silver Glitter Washi Tape when you spend $100 or more as part of our Good as Gold promo?! Read on for some innovative ideas on what to make with your FREE gifts when you receive them!
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I am a frugal crafter… to the extreme. I don’t like throwing out scraps of cardstock or designer paper and nothing makes me happier than maximizing the supplies I have. Today I want to share some tips with you on how I use up some of my scraps from mini albums and scrapbook layouts to create really fun cards!
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It’s a musical birthday card that’s easy on the ears! It’s bright, colorful and handmade. They’ll love this wonderful greeting that comes directly from the heart, and they’ll especially appreciate the fact that the card is doing all the “singing” on your behalf. :) Thanks, Melissa, for another totally sweet creation! Click to read full post