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Birthday Card


 You'll always have that special card on hand with a painted, cupcake birthday card.


DecoArt Products Required
Laurie Speltz's Instant Images

  • IIT01 - 3/4 in. Flat Brush
  • IIP06 - Celebration Pocket Template
  • IIT06 - 3/8 in. Duo Tool
  • IIT07 - 1/4 in. Duo Tool

Americana Acrylics

  • DAO1 - Snow (Titanium) White
  • DAO31 - Baby Pink
  • DAO34 - Lavender
  • DAO67 - Lamp (Ebony) Black
  • DA163 - Honey Brown
  • DA184 - French Vanilla
  • DA255 - Bahama Blue
  • DA274 - Carousel Pink --- NEW!!
  • DA276 - Razzle Berry --- NEW!!


  • Scrapbook papers
  • White cardstock
  • Ribbon
  • Chipboard shapes
  • Small brad embellishments
  • Permanent ink pen
  • Adhesives
  • Greeting card or cardstock


  1. Cut cardstock to create card or use ready-made one. Adhere large square of scrapbook paper to front of card.
  2. Pounce little color around edge of white cardstock square to match scrapbook paper.
  3. Base chipboard shape with Baby Pink and shade edge with Carousel Pink.
  4. Cupcake top is based with Snow White and shaded with Baby Pink. Add dots with Razzle Berry and Bahama Blue.
  5. Cupcake bottom is based with French Vanilla and shaded with Honey Brown. Lines are added with Honey Brown.
  6. Add dots around circle with Snow White.
  7. Lettering is based with Razzle Berry. Let dry.
  8. Pounce bottom of letters again with Lavender.
  9. Use permanent ink pen to add detail and doodles.
  10. Add ribbons.
  11. Assemble pieces of square. Put brads through squares on corners. Adhere combined shapes to card.

Helpful Hints
- Refer to template and tool packages for additional information on template and tool usage and techniques.
- Make fun cards or gift enclosures by adding special shapes to favorite colored papers. Personalize and adapt them to fit any color combination.

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