Friday, July 29, 2011

Birdies Birthday Card

One of my friends has beautiful 2 and 4-year old girls and a newborn baby boy. I decided to make a card for her that doesn't just recognize her birthday, but also celebrates her busy mommy role. My card is 5" x 7", so the brown layer is cut at 4 3/4" x 6 3/4", and the green patterned paper is cut at 4 1/2" x 6 1/2".

These two little birds are from Straight From the Nest, cut at 1 1/2" and 2".

Mama and baby bird are from 3 Birds on Parade. Mama is cut at 3 1/2", and baby is cut at 1 1/2". Isn't baby bird the cutest, with his binky and blankie?

To create my message, I used sentiments from three different My Creative Time stamp sets! "To the Best" is from My Teacher Rocks, "Mommy" is from Mom You ROCK, and the birthday saying is from Wow! So Many Candles. Click here for ordering information on all of the My Creative Time stamps.


Papertrey Ink Sweet Blush & Dark Chocolate Cardstock
Core'dinations Textured Cardstock
DCWV Patterned Paper
Papertrey Ink Distressed Dots Patterned Paper
Echo Park "A Walk in the Park" Patterned Paper
My Mind's Eye "Good Day Sunshine" Patterned Paper
ekSuccess Bumpy Road Edger Punch
Papertrey Ink "Flower Fusion #1" and "Buttoned Up #1" Dies
My Creative Time's "Mom You ROCK", "My Teacher Rocks!", & "Wow! So Many Candles" Stamp Sets
Papertrey Ink Dark Chocolate Ink
Michael's Googly Eyes
ColorBox Cat's Eye Chalk Ink


  1. Such a cute card Katie, I think your friend will love it.
    Have a great day.

  2. Your Card is ADORABLE!!!! Your friend is going to love it. Thanks for Sharing. Would love for you to come visit me at my new blog sometime. :0)
    cindys-greencricut.blogspot dot com

  3. OMG I love this card. So adorable. Your friend is going to love this card.


  4. So cute... Adorable

  5. Oooh Katie...this is so cute!! I love all these birdies. I really need to get that 3 Birds on a Parade cartridge! TFS! you always have such great projects!
    Sherrie K

  6. This is so adorable! Your card shows how paper choices make all the difference. The paper helps to make the card!!!
    Thanks for reminding me to use "3 Birds" haven't had it out for a while

  7. I love your idea of combining a best mommie with a birthday card, very nice.

    Thanks for sharing

  8. How adorable!!!! What an awesome friend you are!!! TFS. Have a lovely wnkd.

  9. Love that baby bird. I hadn't noticed it before.

  10. I love this card! I don't think I knew there was a bird with a binkie on that cart! way too funny!

  11. Super CUTE Katie! Love all the details especially the bod colors & patterns! :o)



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