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🎉🎈 Party time!! 🎉🎈

You’re cordially invited to join us in creating a delightful critter birthday card that’s bursting with joy and vibrant colors. With banners, cake, balloons, and darling critters, we have everything we need for a fun-filled celebration. Let’s get started!

Techniques you’ll learn

  1. Master the art of stamping and create a captivating critter scene.
  2. Discover the secrets of coloring with Faber-Castell Polychromos pencils to bring your critters to life.
  3. Learn the art of die-cutting and create a stunning deckle frame card panel.
  4. Explore the world of ink blending and create a magical background for your critter birthday card.
  5. Discover the power of foam adhesive to add dimension and make your critter images pop.
  6. Unleash your creativity with white gel pen details that add whimsy and charm to your card design.


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  • Clear Stamps:
    • “Cake Time” by Hello Bluebird
    • “Party Parade” by Hello Bluebird
  • Nesting Deckle A2 dies – deckle frame
  • Glue – Mono Multi Media by American Tombow
  • Cardstock – White Smooth

Step-by-step Instructions

  1. Stamp the adorable critter images from the “Cake Time” set by Hello Bluebird onto a white card base. Let your creativity shine as you arrange the critters in a party scene that brings smiles to everyone’s faces.
  2. Time to add a splash of color! Grab your Faber Castle Polychromos pencils and bring the critters to life with vibrant shades. Let your imagination run wild as you choose the perfect hues for each critter and element on the card.
  3. Now, let’s create a beautiful card panel using the “Nesting Deckle A2 Die.” Carefully die-cut the panel and prepare for some ink blending magic. Grab your favorite Distress inks and blend them onto the panel, using soft party shades that perfectly complement the critter birthday theme.
  4. Once your card panel is adorned with the enchanting blend of colors, it’s time to bring it all together. Adhere the stamped and colored critter images onto the card panel using foam adhesive for added dimension. Feel free to arrange them in a way that makes your heart happy!
  5. Take a step back and admire your masterpiece. This card radiates pure happiness and is guaranteed to bring a smile to anyone’s face. It’s a true celebration of joy and friendship.
  6. To add a touch of whimsy and charm, grab a white gel pen and add some delightful details. These subtle accents will make the critters and elements on the card come alive, adding that extra touch of magic.
  7. Voila! Your critter birthday card is complete. It’s a masterpiece that captures the essence of celebration and friendship. This card is sure to make someone’s day brighter and filled with joy.

So gather your supplies, let your creativity soar, and create a card that screams happiness. Spread the joy and make someone smile with this delightful critter birthday card. It’s time to party in the most crafty and heartwarming way possible!

For more inspiration and crafting ideas, be sure to visit our blog at Happy crafting, my fellow party enthusiasts! 🎉🎂🎈

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