Happy Birthday Card for Boys

By | May 2, 2016

Happy Birthday Card for Boys

It’s Monday and that means it’s time for another challenge card.  I love the sketches over at MOJO and this one was right up my alley!  It’s the perfect sketch for a Happy Birthday Card for Boys!  Take a look:


To get started, I used my “go-to” Designer Series Paper- Schoolhouse DSP! I don’t think many people have caught onto this paper, but it’s one of my absolute favorites in the 2015-16 Stampin’ Up! annual catalog.  The colors and designs are perfect for anyone with kids or grandkids the same as mine!  (I have 2 boys- ages 10 and 12)

Happy Birthday Card For Boys

I pretty much followed the sketch exactly.  The card is cut to the usual 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″ and folded in half.

I added a piece of Tangerine Tango to the base at 4″ x 5 1/4″.  On top of that is a 1 1/2″ strip of DSP.

birthday card for boy

I added some punched out circles behind a layer of 1 1/5″ Whisper White Cardstock and stamped “HOORAY” in Tangerine Tango.

happy birthday card for boys

The “finale” was placing the stars in each corner.  I used the Medium Star Punch and Itty Bitty Accents punch pack.

I always think of boys when using Tangerine Tango because the color reminds me of basketball and my kids play a lot of that!  Not to say that girls don’t, I just don’t have any girls, ha ha.

Don’t forget to add some stars to the envelope to give it a finished look.  If you’d like to see another card made with this paper, check this out here.

Boy Birthday Cards

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