Handmade Happy Birthday Cards Ideas. Let Your Creativity Takes Wing!

Be Creative! Let these birthday cards ideas inspire you to try something different.

Make a birthday card that is a complete surprise to the person you sent it to. Let's make some fun birthday cards. I hope that the following birthday card samples will help you create some happy birtyday greeting cards that are totally fun to receive.

Birthday cards ideas here feature not just my cards but handmade cards by other cardmakers.

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Birthday Cards Ideas

Below are some handmade birthday cards created by readers and myself. Hope these homemade creations will give you some birthday cards ideas for your own card making. 

Live Your Dream! Card

Live Your Dream CardLive Your Dream
  1. Prepare pale pink card blank. Ink word stamp "Live Your Dream" with black ink and stamp on left top of card.
  2. On vellum paper, stamp the dress rubber stamp image with Versamark Ink.
  3. Heat embossed with red tinsel powder.
  4. Color the back of vellum with markers.
  5. Trim close to the stamped image leaving the shoulders strips long.
  6. Blend wire to make hanger.
  7. Attach dress to hanger with glue applied to the extended shoulder strips.

Flower Petals Happy Birthday Card

Happy Birthday!
  1. Trace petal envelope design onto pink cardstock and cut out.
  2. Draw spirograph design onto white cardstock and stamp tea cup image in the centre.
  3. Colour and cut out.
  4. Stamp another tea cup image onto white cardstock. colour, cut out and paste on top of tea cup image on spirograph centre with foam tape to give 3D effect.
  5. Mount onto blue and pink squares and paste into centre of petal envelope.
  6. Stamp "Happy Birthday" on four sides.
  7. Alternate fold flaps and slip last flap into first.

Stamp Credits: Mary Engelbreit Rubber Stamps, All Night Media Rubber Stamps / Penny Black Rubber Stamps

Birthday Card by: Georgia from Cyprus

Birthday Card by GeorgiaCard by Georgia from Cyprus

Georgia said:
This is the birthday card I've made for my boyfriend.

He is in love with football and the colours of his team are blue and yellow.

Kid's Happy Birthday Card by: Shalini Maskara (New Delhi, India)

Happy Birthday Card Idea for KidsCard by Shalini Maskara, India

Shalini's Instructions On How To Make This Kid's Happy Birthday Card:

  1. Stamp the image using the forever friends stamp.
  2. Colour in using stroke markers.
  3. Cut out the sheet and stick onto a gingham checked sheet.
  4. Cut out further and mount onto a patterned sheet stuck on a card sheet.
  5. Add a birthday hat and cake embellishment and viola.
  6. Add your personal message and you are ready to roll...

Eat Cake by: Meg Perrino, (Surfside Beach, SC US)

Eat Cake Birthday CardEat Cake Card

Eat Cake Birthday Card

Meg said: All of my cards are made on 5x7 card stock with high quality liners.

This tag is my logo for many of my cards. It is stickered with velvety "eat cake" stickers and posted with pop dots above crikle paper for the dimensional effect.

Happy Birthday by: Shera (Greensburg, Indiana)

Birthday Card by Shera

Shera said: I make a lot of my cards with scraps from scrapbook pages.

This card was one of those cards that I just put together with scraps.

I believe the paper is BoBunny and the stamp is Stampendous.

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Useful Cardmaking Tips

Clean clear stamp immediately with dish washing detergent after use. For stubborn stain, use a dish cloth to rub off the ink stains.

Use clear embossing powder on colored stamped images. If you missed any stray powder, it's not noticeble. 

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