Wednesday, April 20, 2011

8 Year Old Twin B'day Cards

Now here's something I don't do too often: make twin 8 year old birthday cards!!!! These cards evolved and turned out very nice - I know the Mom will be happy with them. Stamping and some Cricut die cutting involved. The Poodle one is for a girl and the Octopus one is for a boy. More details below:

Details on Jack's card: The pattern paper is a scrap I had left over from Target's $1 spot - with all the bright colors, it worked out great. The balloons, Octopus, Party Hat are cut using the Cricut Create a Critter cart. Use a Black fine line pen was used for the balloon string and the balloon. The cake stamp is from Stampendous called "Fifteen Candles". This stamp set is cool because the year and message can be easily changed. The cake is colored using SU Pens that co-ordinated with the paper. Jack's name: SU die cut letters. Streamers are randomly stamped using Black ink.
Inside Jack's card: EK Succes candle edge punch used on the top, use a yellow marker for the flames. Tie in the front pattern paper by using a scrap across the inside. Top it off with a co-ordinating die cut present.

Here's Emma's card: same layout but colors changed. Thank goodness the $1 Target Scrap pack had a pink version. The poodle was a perfect animal to be used for this card.

Card inside:

Here's a closer look at the card inside candle tops:

The Stampendous "Fifteen Candles"

Other resources:

  • Stamps: Stampendous Fifteen Candles, SU Word Play

  • CS: SU Bermuda Bay, SU Pumpkin Pie, SU Melon Mambo, White, Misc. DSP

  • Ink: Black

  • Others: Cricut Create a Critter Cart, EK Success Edge Candle Punch,SU Pens: Bermuda Bay, Pumpkin Pie, Crushed Curry, Positively Pink, Crushed Curry, Dimensionals.

Thank you for stopping by today....................


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Mel M. M. McCarthy said...

These are SO adorable. My friend has 8 year old twins. They'd love these!

scrappingnana said...

These are adorable. Love the colors. I just got the Create A Critter cartridge. I will have to play with it. TFS

mypaperpleasure said...

Patti, they are so much fun, great design, love it.

Jan Castle said...

Lucky pair of twins!!!! Darling cards Patti!

Karli said...

adorable! Create a Critter is one of my favs for sure :) hugs~

Sue from Oregon said...

Oh how fun!