Looking for some easy and quick ideas to make kids birthday cards? I’ve created a homemade birthday card for my little niece Cleo’s 2nd birthday, featuring a character that many little girls like.
I believe you can easily adapt this birthday card idea to your own card making project. Many kids have their favorite cartoon characters. So it’s an easy and good idea to make a card that’ll win the kid’s heart by featuring his or her favorite character boldly on the card!
For this card, I managed to find a big sticker featuring the Strawberry Shortcake character and made it the focal point for the card.
Once again, for this project I’m following a card sketch by Jennifer Gormly and it can be found in her 50 Card Making Sketches e-book, under #16 “Moments”. Other than a few slight variations, I’ve followed the sketch quite closely.
Following a sketch helps to save me time on planning the arrangement for a card, and concentrate on pulling together papers and embellishments that work harmoniously.
Card Making Supplies
- White, pink cardstocks – Bazzill Basics
- Green, red, yellow cardstocks – Worldwin papers
- Strawberry Shortcake sticker – from stash
- Black pen – Zig Memory System “Millennium”
- Alphabet stencil- from stash
Card Making Steps
- Create a cardblank using white cardstock.
- Cut out a block of green cardstock and adhere it to the center of cardblank.
- Cut out a smaller block of pink cardstock and adhere it atop the green cardstock.
- Cut out a broad strip of white cardstock that is of the same height as the green cardstock and adhere it to the left of the card.
- Attach a cute Strawberry Shortcake sticker on the broad white strip. Use a black pen to doodle faux stitches along the border.
- Hand-cut number “2” from yellow cardstock using an alphabet stencil. Attach it to a red block of cardstock. Attach the completed tag to the right lower corner of the card. Use a black pen to handwrite birthday greetings on the card as shown.
Here’s more homemade cards for kids for you to check out: