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Milestone Birthday Card

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Looking for an extra special card for an extra special birthday? Look no further than this easily customisable card that’s perfect for milestone birthdays. In this case, Tracey Daykin-Jones has crafted an adorable card for a little someone’s very first birthday. It can easily be personalised, however, with the help of a handy set of number stickers, templates or dies. Read on to find out how she does it!

Milestone Birthday Card

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You will need:
Dies: balloon, scallop-edged circles, circles
Patterned papers
Cardstock, white
Adhesives: 3D foam pads, glue

1. Take a 12cm square white blank and score a vertical line down the centre of the front panel. Fold the panel back on itself.

2. Cover the inside back section of the blank with purple spotty paper and the front with a green spotty design. Add pink dotty paper to the left panel on the front of the card, behind the new fold.

3. Die cut a 10cm scallop-edged circle from yellow spotty paper and mount a 8.5cm circle of red card in the centre. Cut out the number ‘1’ from pink patterned paper and adhere to the centre of the red circle with 3D foam pads.

4. Cut a slither from the back of a small candle and attach it to the centre of the number. Affix this panel to the left edge of the folded panel. Die cut several balloons from different coloured papers. Adhere the balloons to the card.

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