Vintage French Birthday Card

Use French décor elements as your inspiration to create this birthday card for a friend or family member. Use brown and cream hues for a vintage effect, and add a modern twist with a resin replica of the Eiffel Tower, one of France's most famous landmarks. This created-with-love-card is sure to make the recipient feel very special.

Total Time: 30 minutes

Yield: one card



  1. Spray the Eiffel Tower with the ink glimmer mist and allow to dry thoroughly.
  2. Spray a coat of hairspray over the tower and use the hairdryer to dry the hairspray thoroughly.
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  4. Score the light yellow marbled cardstock to create a card sized 6" x 4.3".
  5. With the fold at the left, centre and glue the piece cut from the vintage scrapbook paper to the front of the card.
  6. Glue the lace to the bottom of the card and cut off any protruding edges.
  7. Glue the linen ribbon to the right of the card and cut off any protruding edges.
  8. Cut three flowers each from the leftover scrapbook papers.
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  10. Glue the dark brown flower on top of the vintage flower, but do not glue it down completely, so that you can slightly bend the petals of the dark flower upwards. Do the same with the other flowers.
  11. Add a rhinestone sticker to the centre of each flower.
  12. Glue the flowers on the lace border at the bottom of the card.
  13. Glue the Eiffel Tower in place.
  14. Add the scrapbook butterflies.

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