Sunday, July 28, 2013

1st Birthday Card

My youngest grandson's 1st birthday was yesterday, and here is the card I made for him.

This is an A2 size card (4 1/4" x 5 1/2"). The blue layer (for the front and inside) is 4" x 5 1/4", and the striped cardstock layer (for the front and inside) is 3 3/4" x 5". The teddy bear is from the Teddy Bear Parade cart and is cut at 3 1/2", as were all the layers. The shirt of the bear looked too plain and I was planning to add a cupcake sticker, but as soon as I saw the Ohio State sticker, I knew it would be perfect. Also, since this was for my grandson's first birthday, I thought the balloon was the perfect place to stamp a number 1. I used the Close To My Heart Trinity Alphabet stamp set to stamp the 1. I added a white layer, measuring 3 1/4" x 4 1/2", to the inside so I could stamp the sentiment. The sentiment is from the Close To My Heart Card Chatter - Birthday stamp set. I used Close To My Heart Archival Blank Ink pad to stamp the 1 and the sentiment. All solid cardstock is Recollections and the striped cardstock is from the My Mind's Eye Party Time stack.

I used my Gypsy to cut all the layers for the teddy bear, and here is a pic of my Gypsy screen as well as the cardstock on the mat.

Thanks for stopping by and looking at my card!


  1. ADORABLE!! What a fun card and story! Happy 1st Birthday to your sweet grandson, too!

  2. Thanks Carolyn! I'll pass along your wishes.


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