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Holsteiner Cow Birthday Card

How cute is this little cow? This card is so cheery and friendly and will surely please any recipient of it. It was made using Sizzix dies, Sizzix texture folders and Cuttlebug texture folders.



Holsteiner Cow Birthday Card

For this project you will need:

- white cardstock in A-4 size
- white, pink, silver metallic and brown cardstock
- Sizzix Big Shot or Cuttlebug machine
- Sizzix and Cuttlebug dies*
- pink ribbon
- clear half beads
- 3-D pads
- stick glue

* You will need these Sizzix and Cuttlebug templates for this card::

- Sizzix Bigz XL Scallop Card
- Sizzix Originals Die “Cow #2”
- Originals Die - Frame, Circle Scallop
- Sizzix Textured Impressions Embossing Folders - Winter Set with 4 Folders) by  Rachael Bright - You will need the folder
  with the spots
- Sizzix Texturz™ Starter Kit - “Diagonals” Plate for the background
- Cuttlebug Embossing Folder Set “Birthday” - Set with 4 small folders. You will need the “Happy Birthday” folder of the set


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 “Diagonals”.
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. Die cut the cow parts and assemble them together, occasionally using 3-D foam pads for extra height and dimension.
6. Die cut a circle and a scallop. Adhere the circle to the scallop and then the cow on the circle. Now adhere this finished element to the card.

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