Inspired by a yellow flower card on Pinterest, I show you how to make these flower birthday cards for ANY occasion — not just birthdays.
Got leftover paper scraps? Put them to good use by making this fun beach card. Tear paper into strips to create a unique ombre effect for your beach scene!
Kids birthday cards with googly eyes are always a big hit! The added motion of the googly eyes makes it a fun 3D birthday card for kids that’s easy to make.
Need a simple Birthday card for a guy? Here’s how to make a Birthday card for men, women & children alike! I show you 2 different ways to make the same card
Detailed instructions for making DIY mini cards and envelopes that are suitable for mailing. Handmade cards using Birthday stickers and Halloween stickers are used as examples.
Missed someone’s birthday? Here is a cute Belated Birthday card that I keep on hand for missed birthdays. See how to make a Belated Birthday card yourself.
These 3 colorful sparkle cards are super easy to make. I made them as Birthday cards, but you could use any sentiment on the inside (Happy Summer, Get Well Soon, Thinking of You), or even leave the inside blank. See how to put some sparkle in your handmade cards!
Some tips for using fun craft embellishments — like ribbons and eyelets — to make a Mother’s Day card or Birthday card for your mom. These card ideas for mom can be used for many different occasions.
Here are 2 handmade cards you can make for Mother’s Day or to celebrate any girl’s special day, including a Birthday. These flowery and girly cards are simple to make yourself!
What’s nice about this style of handmade card is how flexible it is. It could just as easily be a birthday card or simple note card.
I’ve had an idea for a trick double scoop ice cream cone Birthday card, and here it is. At first glance, it just looks like a regular ice cream cone. Then you pull up on the cherry and — surprise — you see a second scoop! Need a ‘sweet’ handmade birthday card? This one is fun!
I made this card entirely from my Cricut Expression machine, using Plantin Schoolbook for the words, and my new favorite cartridge — Everyday Paper Dolls — for everything else. That cartridge cuts out so many things! See why I love it.
For a special set of twins, I wanted to make unique cards for their 18th birthdays. I used my Cricut Expression and Design Studio software. Below I’ll describe exactly how I did each step. Plus, how you can make this card…
I’ve had a sheet of under-the-sea paper for awhile, and it was just screaming out for beachy seahorse accents. The Doodlecharms cartridge for the Cricut Expressions has this cute seahorse, so I finally used the paper to make this seahorse card for my friend’s Birthday.
This birthday card is for a lucky friend spending the summer with her family at the beach in North Carolina. See how I incorporated a beach theme for this sand castle card and matching envelope.
I used this tri fold card that I received as a baby announcement as a model for my own version of a tri fold birthday card. You can use these same ideas to make your own tri fold cards
See how to make birthday card greeting cards yourself. Watch step-by-step as I make this handmade birthday card that features a cupcake, a birthday candle and extra special wishes.
See how to reuse cards that play music with your own design. Yep, you can personalize them for your friends and family and still have the fun of the music! For this one I made a Spongebob card for a toddler.
See how I made a glittery Birthday card. It’s simple and fun!
This is a new card style for me… it’s a pocket card with a pull-tab. It’s now one of my favorite ways to make handmade cards! Here’s how I did it… there are 2 different versions.
This card was for a teenage girl. I used her first name and her favorite color to make her a handmade personal greeting card.
You can make this star-shaped card with or without a Cricut machine. Here are directions for making the card both ways…
This card was made to celebrate a little girl’s ballet recital, but it would also make a cute Birthday card for a tiny dancer in your life.
I plan to use these flower cards mostly as birthday cards, but they would also be lovely as Welcome Spring cards, Happy Mother’s Day cards, Friendship cards, or as Just Because cards for practically any occasion!
This handmade birthday card was fun to make. Remember that photocopied clip art or free-handed turtles would work just as well. Get the kids to help you color them! You could even put fun party hats on the turtles. Darn, I could have done that… I already have the hats! Or, you could paint their toenails sparkly colors.
This card was for a colleague who is leaving for a new job. I have now been recruited to make a card for every event in my office! For this one, I used my Cricut machine and a Sharpie marker, in addition to colored papers.
See how I made this ice cream cone birthday card — with sprinkles! I used bright colored card stock, striped paper and my cricut machine. Matching envelope too.
This Birthday card should have been in the mail 5 days ago, so I needed to make a card that I could do quickly.
Tonight I’ll be out with a girlfriend to celebrate her birthday, so I came up with another quick card idea. My girlfriend is a little bit sassy, so I thought a card with a retro-look would fit her perfectly.
This birthday card is pretty easy, and requires very little stamping. Most of the work is in the assembly.
My sister gave me this Penny Black Frog Birthday stamp and I finally got to use it. He is too cute!
I love making my own cards, but usually the occasion has passed before I remember it. So this year I’m going to have more cards made and ready to send. First up, is this Retro Birthday Card.