Birthday Wish Card

A delightful birthday card for a young child.

Approximate Time: 30 minutes



  • pink and white cardstock
  • patterned paper: floral and stripe
  • 3/8 inch pink satin ribbon
  • 1 pink button
  • 1 1/2 inch circle punch
  • 2 inch circle scallop punch
  • large and small scallop-edge scissors
  • 1/16 inch hole punch
  • double-sided and foam dot adhesive
  • glue


Fold 8x6 inch pink cardstock in half to make a card.

Trim the top edge with large scallop-edge scissors, then use the hole punch to punch holes on each scalloped edges.

Cut a piece of pink stripe paper into 4 inch square. Adhere to bottom of card.

Cut 4 x 1 1/2 inch floral paper; use small scallop-edge scissors to trim the top edge. Adhere to card as shown.

Glue pink ribbon to the center. Attach pink bow with a dot of glue.

Glue on button at the center.

Punch out 1 1/2 inch circle from white cardstock. Apply 'wish' rub-on or sticker on white circle.


Mat it to the 2 inch floral circle scallop. Use foam dot adhesive to adhere the floral circle scallop to the card.

Use any leftover cardstock and patterned paper to create a coordinating bookmark.

By Maricel from Fairfax, VA

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October 20, 20100 found this helpful

Thank you so much for posting this! I have been wanting to begin making home made cards. This is perfect!

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