Love-ly Die Cut Happy Birthday Card

Birthday Cards are a must to have on hand. Would you like to see a Love-ly Die Cut Happy Birthday Card? Well look no further Here it is! In this video, you will see how to die cut, stamp and construct an adorable birthday card with a little twine too! I have a wonderful friend Deanna that has really been put through the ringer lately. She doesn’t need anything else to happen so I thought I would send her some love with this birthday card. I hope you enjoy the tutorial and whether you learn better by video or pictorial, we have you covered. Let’s get started, shall we?

Here are the supplies you will need:

Birthday Wishes Stamp Set

Cascading Hearts Die by Spellbinders

Card Base

Paper for Die Cut Design

Mat for the Back of the Die Cut Design and Label for Sentiment

White twine

Ink

Stamp block

Manual Die Cut Machine and platforms

Adhesive

Scissors

Foam Squares

supplies labeled

For your birthday card, you will need to take out the paper for your project, your manual die cut machine, platforms, and die.

take out paper, platforms and die

Starting from the bottom up, place your platform (magnetic or the non-magnetic that came with your machine), clear platform, and decorative paper.

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Then place your die on top of the decorative paper (inside has design and outside for border cut) and then the clear platform to create your “die cut sandwich”. Run your die cut “sandwich” through your manual die cut machine.

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Carefully remove your decorative die cut paper from the die.

carefully remove from diePunch out any pieces that have not come off when removing. You can use the spellbinders tool as shown or really anything that has a point to it – but not too sharp of a point. Even a pen cap! Set aside.

remove pieces from cut paper

Get your solid color mat piece of paper. Repeat above steps 1-6 with your colored mat paper. To do this, you will start from the bottom up. Place your platform (magnetic or the non-magnetic that came with your machine), clear platform, and solid color mat paper.Then place your die on top of the decorative paper (outside for border cut only) and then the clear platform to create your “die cut sandwich”. Run your die cut “sandwich” through your manual die cut machine.

run mat through machine

Remove from the sandwich. Set aside.

decorative and mat

Punch out label for sentiment with punch. Set aside.

punch out label for sentiment

Take out stamps, ink and stamp block. Place sentiments on the stamp block.

adhere sentiments to block

Stamp birthday card sentiment on punched out label.

ink and stamp sentiment

Wrap twine around label.

wrap twine around label

Tie a bow and trim excess twine.

tie bow and trim excess twine

Place foam squares on the back of the label. Set aside.

apply foam squares to the back of the label

Place adhesive on the back of the decorative die cut paper.

Apply adhesive to the decorative paper

Adhere decorative paper to the solid colored mat.

adhere decroative paper to mat

Adhere the mat with decorative paper to the card base.

adhere to card base

Remove the paper from the back of the foam squares.

remove foam square backing paper from foam squares

Place the label on the card base.

Adhere label sentiment to card

Your project is complete!

Card Close Up

We hope you enjoyed the tutorial today. I love creating things for my friends and this card is perfect for my friend Deanna. Hopefully it will cheer her up 🙂 Thank you for joining us and we hope you enjoyed going on A Creative Journey with Melissa.

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