Cheery Yellow Birthday Card

Cheery yellow birthday card is created for my sister-in-law Amy. This is such a bright and sunny color scheme and is very apt to bring cheer to a cheerful woman relative or friend!

I like to use bright colors in making cards, especially when it’s for a birthday. I suppose it’s a day of celebration and happy feelings, so bright, striking colors could complement the occasion and mood wonderfully.

Cheery yellow birthday card - handmade idea

With bright yellow as the background, I’ve added in little feminine touches such as a red flower, dainty lace, and pink ribbon to sprinkles doses of prettiness to the card.

So if you’re looking to create a birthday card that’s bright and happy, try out this idea!


Card Making Supplies

  • Yellow and green cardstock – The Paper Company
  • Red patterned paper – Mistletoe by Scrapbook Walls
  • Colorful patterned paper – Brenda Pinnick, Paper Confections
  • Lace ribbon – Daiso Japan
  • Pink ribbon, yellow button, thread from stash
  • Black pen – Pilot Drawing Pen
  • Black Marker – DottaRiffic by Zig Memory System
  • Flower template – Craft Flowers Autocollants by Craft Work
  • Corner rounder


Card Making Steps

  1. Create a cardblank with yellow cardstock. Round the top-right and bottom-right corners with a corner-rounder.
  2. Cut out a block of green cardstock. Doodle a border around it with black pen. Handwrite the greetings with black marker.
  3. Use a flower template to draw and trim out two sets of flower petals from red patterned paper. Use a black pen to outline the flower petals. Adhere the flower petals on top of one another. Curl up the flower petals slightly by rolling them up with a pen. Sew thread through the yellow button. Attach the button to the center of the flower. Attach the completed flower to the top left-hand corner of the green cardstock.
  4. Wrap a piece of pink ribbon around the green cardstock and tie a bow in front. Attach the completed green block to the top half of the yellow card.
  5. Cut out a block of colorful patterned paper and attach it to the lower half of the yellow card.
  6. Cut out a strip of lace ribbon and attach it to the patterned paper as shown.


For more feminine card making ideas for women, you might like to check out these homemade birthday cards:

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