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Origami Birthday Card

February 8, 2018

Origami Birthday Card - Colorful Encouragement

Hey, welcome back!  I’ve got a origami birthday card to share with you, and it’s so easy to make.  If origami intimidates you, this is a great place to start.

Origami Birthday Card - Colorful Encouragement  Origami Birthday Card - Colorful Encouragement

This is an origami kit from my local dollar store.  There are 12 pieces of paper in this package, enough to make 6 cupcakes.  The fold lines are printed on the paper, and the instructions are easy to follow.

Origami Birthday Card - Colorful Encouragement  Origami Birthday Card - Colorful Encouragement

Here’s my finished cupcake.  I added tape runner to hold the folds in place, so it lays flat on my card.  To add a sentiment, I used the Daffodil Dreams stamp set from Sunny Studio.  I stamped the sentiment with Picked Raspberry Distress Ink, and die cut the tag using Traditional Tag Stax from My Favorite Things.  Next I made a bow from baker’s twine, using a fork.   I attached the bow with Multi Medium Matte from Ranger, and I’m holding the bow in place with a small acrylic block until the glue dries.

Origami Birthday Card - Colorful Encouragement

I die cut a pale blue panel using the Stitched Rectangle Dies from Simon Says Stamp.  Then I attached the panel and the cupcake to the card base with tape runner, and popped up the tag with foam tape.  If I had a candle stamp, I would have added it to the top, but I still love the card.  You could also add shimmer to the frosting, or sequins for extra decoration.

StampNation just celebrated their seventh birthday, and there are birthday cards everywhere!  They had several guest designers making birthday cards for everyone in your life, and a perpetual calendar to make all of the birthday cards you need for the entire year.  And did I mention that every card posted is a chance to win prizes?  Come check out the fun, and I’ll be back again soon!

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