Cartoon strip birthday card using Playful Alphabet dies

Hello I hope you are well.

It was my nephew’s 16th birthday a few days ago and although this now means he’s not really a boy any more, he’ll always be a little boy in my heart! So I made him a fun boyish card…

I made a slimline DL sized card so that it had more of the cartoon strip vibe about it. I used Whisper White Thick card that measured 21 x 19.8 cm, scored and folded on the short side at 9.9cm.

I used my Layering Squares dies to cut 4 pieces of Playing With Patterns designer series paper to measure 2-1/4 inches square, or you could just use your paper trimmer. I cut one in half to add on at each end and trimmed any excess off.

I used the Playful Alphabet dies to cut the letters for each word with Crushed Curry, Coastal Cabana and Poppy Parade cards. I added these to shapes I’d cut from Whisper White card using my Scan N Cut, but you could draw them and cut them with your paper snips. I arranged the letters onto the shapes and then added them to the card with Stampin’ Dimensionals. It was great not to have to line the letters up properly for a change! Lol.

The other words come from the Well Written dies and I cut the ‘th’ from the centre of a second ‘birthday’ die cut, all from Night of Navy card. The numbers are in the Playful Alphabet dies too.

I added a few of the Crushed Curry and Coastal Cabana resin dots for a final touch.

I hope you’ve enjoyed seeing this fun card and will try it out sometime too.

I’ve listed the Stampin’ Up! products I used for today’s card below. You can click on any of the links to visit my online Stampin’ Up! store at any time.

Please remember to use the current Host Code when you shop in my online store so that I can add in an extra gift to your customer thank you pack.

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Happy crafting,

Heather x

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About stampwithnellie

Hi, my name is Heather Forgan, but my nickname is Nellie! I'm an independent Stampin' Up! demonstrator in the United Kingdom and I love being able to share my creations using their fabulous products.

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