Planetary Birthday Card

Planetary birthday card reminds me of little planets in the universe. Hence, the name Planetary.

I didn’t have a visual image of what I wanted to create when I first started, and I ended up with this. I thought it looks rather artsy and abstract. ;) Do you think it’ll work as a boy/guy birthday card?

Planetary birthday card

Sometimes inspiration might strike suddenly and you might create something unexpected. But such a process is random and might take a long time. If you have little time, it’s better to have a card idea in mind by browsing through others’ card ideas. :-)


Card Making Supplies

  • Yellow cardstock – Bazzill Basics Paper
  • Black scrapbook paper – Grant Archival
  • Blue and red cardstock – The Paper Company
  • Buttons – Autumn Leaves “Foof-a-la”
  • Black ribbon – Wheel & Anchor Bias Satin Tape
  • White pen – Uni-Ball Signo Broad
  • Circle punches – Carla Craft
  • Corner rounder


Card Making Steps

  1. Create a cardblank from the yellow cardstock.
  2. Cut out a big block of black paper and adhere it to the right-side of the card.
  3. Assemble a series of 7 assorted buttons and two circle punch-outs (red and blue) and attach them to the card as shown. Cut out a strip of black ribbon and attach it to the left-side of the card as shown.
  4. Handwrite the greetings at the lower right corner. Doodle a border along the right edge of the card. Both using the white pen.
  5. Round the four corners of the card with a corner-rounder.


If you’ll like ideas on creating milestone age birthday cards, do look at these homemade cards:

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