Really Easy Birthday Card DIY
Forgetting someone’s birthday is top on my list of pet-peeves.
It doesn’t take a lot to wish someone happiness on their special day, so I get really aggravated with myself if I haven’t sent out a little card.
Since birthday are an around-the-calender sort of thing, I’ve found it’s best to have a stock of them on hand to either pop in the mail, or in my purse to drop off.
.So here we go…my secret way to make 40 cards in about 1 hour!!!
YOU WILL NEED:
Blank cards and envelopes. I use THESE.
A sheet of text (use my PDF HERE)
1. First, make sure you have the essentials. The Blank Cards can be found anywhere, look at craft stores or Target. Then you need to print off the text sheet on card stock. Personally, I never like to fight with my printer at home with card stock so I bring it into Fed Ex, it only costs about $.10/page if you bring your own card stock. No fuss, great quality…holler!!!
2. Cut the text sheet. First one cut vertical, and then horizontally so each “happy birthday” is cut individually!
3. Make the little flag by folding the word strip over a ruler and making a crease (pic below). It’s an over and back motion.
Use scissors to cut ends to look like flags.
.The first few are a little fiddly, but you’ll soon get the hang of it!
4. Glue the flag onto card, by just gluing the flag tales either side. This gives a lovely 3D pop!
Ta-Dah! That’s it!!!
This is the perfect project to squeeze in when the little ones are down for a nap.
Call a friend you need to catch up with and talk while getting your crafting on.
So fun. So Productive!
Oooooh, and I forgot to mention they cost about $.35 each…BOOM!!!