I’ve been following Kristina Werner’s Holiday Card Series over at her blog, and was going to make another Christmas card today, but then I remembered a friend who has a birthday coming up next week.  Kristina’s day 2 design works perfectly for a birthday card.

birthday card with paper pieced flower

Kristina used her Silhouette to cut out the card and flower.  Since I don’t have a Silhouette, I used my Coluzzle.  The center circle is 2 3/4″ and the green cardstock is 4 1/2″.  For the flower I punched 1 1/4″ circles and glued them around the back of the inner circle.

birthday-card-flower-with-punched-circles

It’s a good idea to use a repositionable adhesive on the back of the circle you’re covering with round punches as, inevitably, something will have to be repositioned at the end.

birthday-card-flower-with-punched-circles-back

In order to have a completely round card, and not have a slice missing at the top, cut two circles for your card base.  Score one of the circles an inch or so from one edge and cover that small section with glue.  Adhere your other circle and now you have a round card that will open neatly.

birthday-card-how-to-make-a-round-card

Supplies used:

  • Solid cardstock:  Best Occasions Textured Cardstock in Pastel
  • Patterned paper for flower petals and center circle: Debbie Mumm 4.5″x6.5″ Premium Pack with Glitter, Baby Boy
  • Stamp set: Fiskars Make a Wish Quotes
  • Ink: Colorbox Fluid Chalk Ink, Dark Moss
  • White Gel Pen: Signo Uniball Broad
  • Glues:  Hermafix Dotto & Claudine Hellmuth Studio Multi-Medium, Matte
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