Create Birthday Card

Create birthday card - design a birthday card for dad, mom, grandma or friends. You'll find lots of homemade birthday card ideas using embellishments.

To make a birthday card for dad, I stayed away from floral or feminine patterns and stuck to geometric shapes and stripes. I also chose a safe color like blue which helps coordinating accent colors easy.

Dad will appreciate the thought you put into making him a handmade card. I like using brads and metal types of ornaments for male gender cards. The small, silver charm that's engraved with "dad" is perfect all by itself in one square.

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If you don't have a charm, you can come up with all kinds of ideas for each square. Think about his hobbies or types of sports he likes and get a sticker, charm or other decorative piece to represent his hobby, sport or whatever his interests are.

This card making idea is great for moms too so you can create a birthday card for her as well.

Here's another birthday card design to make your own birthday cards. I used a couple of craft punches to make this card. I used a border punch to create the rectangular shape that holds the sentiment. Along the bottom of the card, I used a scallop border. I embellished this card with adhesive gems, stickers and a bow.

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You can create birthday cards using a scallop border punch to create interesting shapes. I utilized the same border punch as the card above, however, this time I made a rectangular shape to hold my sentiment in.

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Homemade birthday cards can be customized if the person has a sport or hobby they are interested in. This one is a golf themed card and is for a male. I embellished it with ribbon and buttons.

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