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Happy Birthday Card - Giraffe


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Design by: CricutDesignTeam (1008 Projects)
Project skill level: moderate
Project time: 30 minutes to 1 hour
Project tags: Birthday Vintage Feminine Baby Cards Celebration Cards Animals Cards Friend Cards

This whimsical card is a great way to wish a loved one a happy birthday!

CRICUT ®: WHAT WAS USED

OTHER MATERIALS NEEDED

  • Ribbon
  • Light yellow cardstock (1)
  • Ink
  • Light green cardstock (1)
  • Sentiment stamp
  • Baby pink cardstock (1)
  • Hole punch
  • Pink cardstock (1)
  • Foam squares
  • Brown cardstock (1)
  • Adhesive
  • Dark brown cardstock (1)
  • Brown pattern paper (1)
  • White cardstock (1)
  • Brown dot pattern paper (1)

Project Cut Files

STEP-BY-STEP How-TO INSTRUCTIONS

Paisley Cartridge
1. Giraffe
a. Dark brown base (4” <Giraffe>)
b. Baby pink body (4” Shift + <Girafe-s>)
c. Light green leaf (4” Layer2 + <Giraffe>)
d. Pink berry (4” Shift + <Girafe-s>)
e. Pink nose/ears (4” Layer1 + <Giraffe>)
f. Light yellow spots (4” Layer1 + <Giraffe>)
g. Pink spots (4” Layer1 + Shift + <Girafe-s>)
2. Flower tag
a. Light yellow flower (2 ½” Button + <Bee>)
b. Baby pink flower (2” Button + <Bee>)
c. White center (2 ¼” Button + Shift + <Bee-s>)
Use paper trimmer to cut one 12" x 4 ½” piece of brown cardstock. Fold in half to create card base.
Use paper trimmer to cut one 5 ½” x 5" piece of brown patterned paper and one 5 ½” x 3" piece of brown dot patterned paper. Layer together. Attach ribbon. Adhere to card front.
Cut one 4 ¾” x 4" piece of light green cardstock and one 4 ½” x 3 ¾” piece of pink cardstock. Layer together. Adhere to card front.
Create giraffe from cuts 1a-1g. Use foam squares to adhere to card front.
Create flower tag from cuts 2a-2c. Stamp sentiment onto center of 2c. Use hole punch to punch hole in 2a. Use foam squares to layer together. Adhere to card front.
Embellish as desired.

Step 1

Paisley Cartridge
1. Giraffe
a. Dark brown base (4” <Giraffe>)
b. Baby pink body (4” Shift + <Girafe-s>)
c. Light green leaf (4” Layer2 + <Giraffe>)
d. Pink berry (4” Shift + <Girafe-s>)
e. Pink nose/ears (4” Layer1 + <Giraffe>)
f. Light yellow spots (4” Layer1 + <Giraffe>)
g. Pink spots (4” Layer1 + Shift + <Girafe-s>)
2. Flower tag
a. Light yellow flower (2 ½” Button + <Bee>)
b. Baby pink flower (2” Button + <Bee>)
c. White center (2 ¼” Button + Shift + <Bee-s>)

Step 2

Use paper trimmer to cut one 12" x 4 ½” piece of brown cardstock. Fold in half to create card base.

Step 3

Use paper trimmer to cut one 5 ½” x 5" piece of brown patterned paper and one 5 ½” x 3" piece of brown dot patterned paper. Layer together. Attach ribbon. Adhere to card front.

Step 4

Cut one 4 ¾” x 4" piece of light green cardstock and one 4 ½” x 3 ¾” piece of pink cardstock. Layer together. Adhere to card front.

Step 5

Create giraffe from cuts 1a-1g. Use foam squares to adhere to card front.

Step 6

Create flower tag from cuts 2a-2c. Stamp sentiment onto center of 2c. Use hole punch to punch hole in 2a. Use foam squares to layer together. Adhere to card front.

Step 7

Embellish as desired.

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