Cricut Birthday Card

Birthday Card with Cricut (measures 3.75″ x 6″)
Created by Sophia Vida

– Cartridges Used: Wild Card and Stamping
– Cardstock Colors: Light Pink, White, Fuchsia, Yellow, Pink Multi Swirl (Morning in the Garden by Paper Adventures)
– Embossing Folder: Cuttlebug A2 D’vine Swirls
– Stickles – Star Dust
– Orange Colored Pencil
– Colored Chalks – Medium Yellow, Fuchsia

Note: All cuts in Steps 1-5 below, are made with the Cricut Wild Card Cartridge except the 1.5″ Happy Birthday in Step 6 which is made using the Cricut Stamping Cartridge

  1. Cut a 6″ <Cupcake> on light pink cardstock. This will be the base of your card. Fold on the left where indicated by the fold marks.
  2. Cut a 6″ <Icon> Cupcake Bottom on pink multi swirl cardstock.
  3. Cut a 6″ <Icon><Shift> Cupcake Top on white cardstock.
  4. Cut a 6″ <Liner> Candle on fuchsia cardstock.
  5. Cut a 6″ <Liner> Candle on yellow cardstock.
  6. This is the only cut using the Stamping Cartridge: Cut a 1.5″ <Happy Birthday> on fuchsia cardstock.
  7. Glue the pink multi swirl cupcake bottom to the base card.
  8. With an orange colored pencil, color in the center of the flame on the yellow candle.
  9. Cut off the flame on the fuchsia candle. Then cut off the flame on the yellow candle. Place the bottom of the fuchsia candle and the top of the yellow flame on the base card to make sure they fit correctly. Once they do, glue both into place on the base card.
  10. Run the white cupcake top through the Cuttlebug using the A2 D’vine Swirls Embossing Folder.
  11. Glue the white embossed cupcake top to the base card.
  12. Use Star Dust Stickles to highlight the swirls on the white cupcake top.
  13. After your Stickles glitter has dried, use medium yellow and fuchsia chalk to make a swirled border edge around the back of the base card.
  14. Last, glue your fuchsia Happy Birthday to the cupcake bottom and Voila! You have a beautiful birthday card.

Have lots of fun making this card!

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5 thoughts on “Cricut Birthday Card

  1. Hi Sophia, I love your blog idea of crafters sharing tips and techniques. Crafters of all backgrounds and experience can still learn a trick or two from the knowledge of others. I am now a follower. I also love your cupcake card. The D’vine Swirls folder is so versatile. I have used it on clouds, water, icing, and blue sky backgrounds. Your chalking technique adds a nice punch of color making for a very cheery birthday card!

  2. Hi Vanessa,
    Thank you for your positive feedback and also for subscribing to my blog. I love making cards because the possibilities are endless. Plus there always seems to be a holiday or special occasion around the corner which gives me an excuse to have fun. Happy Crafting! Sophia

  3. Oh my, everywhere I go these days I see awesome stuff made with the cricut! i was just at Archiver’s yesterday and they had so many lovely things made. This card is super cute!! Love the swirly glittery icing!! ~Scarlett

    • Thanks for your wonderful comments. Glad you liked it. Yes, it definitely does give it more dimension. Plus I love using Stickles. They’re so easy to use and they give your projects a little extra pizzazz. Have a great weekend! ~Sophia

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