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Birthday Cards For One Of My Nephews
In my first post of this month I mentioned that several family members have their birthdays in February so I’d have to make a card each from Mam and myself for each of them.
None of them like fussy or fancy, so I’ve kept the cards I’ve made already quite simple, concentrating on rural to suit the recipients.
What I Did
I selected two toppers with a rural/farming theme that I thought my nephew would like.
For the first card I stuck the topper to the mat using fingerlift tape, and then the matted topper to the base card using 2mm deep foam tape.
For the second card I stuck the topper to the mat using 2mm deep foam tape, and then the matted topper to the bae card using fingerlift tape.
I used some peeloffs to decorate the cards and then used a letter stamp set to make up the words Penblwydd Hapus and stamped the greeting on both cards in silver ink.
I also put a greeting on an insert and stuck the insert inside the card.
What I Used
- Scalloped Edge Ready Scored A5 White Base Cards
- 120gsm White Paper
- Paper Dienamics A4 Spring Moments Rectangle Topper Set – 32 Sheets, 170GSM
- Fingerlift Tape
- 2mm Deep, Double Sided, Foam Tape
- Midas Metalic Ink – Silver
- Letters Stamp
I have several bits of different crafting on the go at the moment, so keep an eye out for them over the next few weeks.
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