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Vintage Photo Birthday Card

Use an old black and white photo to make a special birthday card for a female family member that will stir some memories of days gone by.

Total Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 1 card



  1. Cut a piece sized 6x9 inches from the Deja-vu scrapbook paper.
  2. Score the 6x9 inch scrapbook paper in half to create a card sized 6x4.5 inches. The floral side must be on the inside of the card.
  3. With the fold at the left, center and glue the Hessian on the front of the card.
  4. Cut a second piece sized 3.5x5 inches from the Deja-vu scrapbook paper.
  5. With the floral side facing up, center and glue the 3.5x5 inch piece of scrapbook paper to the front of the card.
  6. Scan the photo onto your computer.
  7. With the photo program, click on the Bright/Color-button and then choose Sepia to change the color of the photo.
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  9. From the different frames that could be added to the photo, choose Antique Photo 01. This will give the photo an even more aged look.
  10. Print the photo via PhotoScape, using the 3x4 inches size option, and cut out the printed photo.
  11. Center and glue the printed photo to the front of the card.
  12. Glue two skeleton leaves at the top left corner of the printed photo, and two at the bottom right corner.
  13. Use the heart-shaped punch to punch six hearts from the Deja-vu scrapbook paper and glue them in place over the skeleton leaves.

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June 12, 20130 found this helpful

I love this birthday card, especially the old leaves idea.
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