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Stitched Cupcake Birthday Card

A delicious looking cupcake makes a wonderful motif to decorate a birthday card. The stitching of the cupcake requires a little time but the results are worth the effort.



Stitched Cupcake Birthday Card

For this project you will need:

- white cardstock in A-4 size
- white, pink, brown, gold and yellow cardstock scraps
- Sizzix Big Shot
- Sizzix Bigz XL scalloped card die
- Cuttlebug Embossing folder “D’vine Swirl”
- Cuttlebug mini embossing folder “Happy Birthday”2 x 2.75
- Sizzix Textured Impressions Embossing Folders 4PK - Winter Set
- Sizzix Texturz Texture Plate “Leaves & Vines”
- In Stitch'z - cardstock stitching template - Surprise Party by Bazzill Basics
- dark pink, gold, yellow and brown sewing thread
- pink ribbon
- clear half beads
- jewel glue
- decorative edged scissors
- 3-D pads
- stick glue


(Use the picture as placement guide for the different elements)

1. Die cut the card out using the Sizzix Big Shot and fold in half. Emboss the front of the card with the Sizzix Texturz Texture Plate “Leaves & Vines”.
2. Die cut out a section of pink cardstock using the card die and save the bottom 2 1/2 scallops. Emboss this piece and then adhere it to the bottom of the front of the card as seen in the picture.
3. Tie a piece of ribbon around the card and tape the ends to the inside of the card cover. Using a second piece of ribbon, create a bow on the front of the card.
4. Using the Cuttlebug Embossing Folder, emboss “Happy Birthday” and cut it out using decorative edged scissors. Using 3-D foam tape, adhere the greeting to the bottom middle of the card.
5. The cupcake is created in 4 separate sections. Each section gets stitched and cut out with a small border. Adhere the cupcake icing to the bottom using 3-D foam tape. Then adhere the candle on with glue. Adhere the cupcake to the card with 3-D foam tape. Then stick the flame to the card with a small piece of 3-D foam tape just under the candle.
6. Glue on the acrylic beads randomly onto the top section of the card.

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