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Whimsy Peony Rainbow Birthday Card

Homemade birthday card ideas like this one are simply beautiful.

Whimsy Peony Rainbow Birthday Card
Whimsy Peony Rainbow Birthday Card
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Make a beautiful birthday card for your mom, sister, best friend, niece, or anyone with an upcoming birthday! This Whimsy Peony Rainbow Birthday Card is truly special. Decorated with diagonal rainbow stripes and adorned with glitter and flowers, this card has delicious dimension and shine. The colors are bright but also elegant with a slight watercolor effect. The chalkboard label really pops against the colorful background, and the entire card has great balance! Finally, finish off this beautiful project with opalescent sequins. Your loved one will be so impressed and appreciative of your thoughtfulness.

Time to CompleteUnder an hour

MaterialsCraft Foam, Paint, Paper

Primary TechniquePaper Crafts

Project or Page SizeCard

Type of Paper UsedCardstock



Project TypeMake a Project

Materials List

  • Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L®: Crafty Foam Tape White, E-Z Runner® Permanent Strips Dispenser Adhesive Dots Mini
  • Ink: Tsukineko VersaMark Ink
  • White Glitter and White Embossing Powder: Tonic Studios Nuvo White
  • Dies: Spellbinders Paper Arts Labels Etched Die; Whimsy Peony Die Set
  • Cardstock: Light Pink, Dark Pink, Light Green, White, Yellow, Black
  • Watercolor: Altenew
  • Other: Sentiment Stamp, Paint Brush, Heat Tool


From Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L: "Birthdays are worth celebrating with a little bit of sparkly glitter and rainbows, don’t you think? Michele Kovack uses Crafty Foam Tape White to make glittered stripes to “Wear Your Adhesive on the Outside”, as well as between her layers to pop up elements with dimension."

  1. Score and fold yellow card stock to 5 ¾ x 5 ¼-inch card base.

  2. Adhere a piece of 5 ⅜ x 4 ⅞-inch black cardstock using the E-Z Runner® Permanent Strips Dispenser.

  3. To create rainbow panel, adhere Crafty Foam Tape White in a diagonal pattern on a piece of 5 ¼ x 4 ¾-inch white cardstock. Do not remove top liners. Use watercolors to paint rainbow colors in between the Crafty Foam Tape White strips. Let it dry and then splatter with diluted black paint.

  4. Trim excess Crafty Foam Tape White from rainbow panel with scissors.

  5. Remove liners from Crafty Foam Tape White strips and sprinkle glitter on top. Shake off excess. Adhere the panel to the black cardstock using Crafty Foam Tape White.

  6. Stamp a sentiment onto black cardstock, add white embossing powder and heat to emboss. Use a label shape die to cut the sentiment into a shape.

  7. Adhere the sentiment to rainbow panel using Crafty Foam Tape White.

  8. Die cut flowers in pinks and leaves in green cardstock. Use E-Z Runner® Permanent Strips Dispenser for bottom petals and leaves. For the top layer of the flowers, use Crafty Foam Tape White.

  9. Use Adhesive Dots Mini to attach the sequins and the black flower centers.

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