iLovetoCreate Picture Perfect Birthday

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by Pattie Wilkinson & Kristen Thompson, iLovetoCreate

iLovetoCreate Picture Perfect Birthday

These invitations and cupcake toppers are the perfect way to personalize your birthday party!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Invitation:
    Fold 8-1/2 inch x 11 inch piece of solid color cardstock in half.
    Cut off 1/2 inch from 8-1/2 inch edge of cardstock.
    Use scissors to cut a strip of tissue paper measuring 8-1/2 inch x 1-1/2 inch.
    Using decorative-edged scissors cut the 8-1/2 inch side of tissue paper strip.
    Use Tacky Glue to adhere cut tissue paper to the inside edge of the cardstock with the decorative edge out.
    Place face picture onto cutting mat and cut out silhouette using craft knife. Set aside.
    Using a different color of cardstock, cut out a small triangle to fit over head of cut-out face photo for birthday hat.
    Fold tissue paper over and cut width to fit across the bottom of the hat and 1/2 inch tall.
    Using scissors cut small strips into each side of the tissue paper, but not completely across.
    Use Tacky Glue to adhere cut tissue paper piece onto the bottom of the hat.
    Use Tacky Glue to adhere hat to top of picture.
    Use Tacky Glue to adhere photo with hat to card where desired.
    Use permanent marker(s) to add desired wording to outside and inside invitation.
  • 2
    Cupcake Topper:
    Using a smaller version of same photograph used for invitation, follow all instructions for invitation through adhering hat to top of photograph (you will need a photo for each cupcake topper).
    Turn over cutout face photo with hat and place a dab of Acid-Free Tacky Glue to back side. Lay top one-third of toothpick in glue. Let set.
    Add more Tacky Glue to back side of face with hat and adhere onto colored cardstock piece. Let set.
    Use scissors to cut out cardstock to following the edges of the cutout face and hat.
    Place toothpick in cupcake!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Aleene's 4 oz. Acid Free Tacky Glue 104735582
  • Nicole™ Crafts Cardstock of Your Choice (3 Different Solid Colored Pieces)
  • Coordinating Color of Nicole™ Crafts Tissue Paper
  • Nicole™ Crafts Cutting Mat and Knife Set 104064892
  • Nicole™ Crafts Decorative Edge Scissors of Your Choice
  • Sharpie Permanent Paint Marker (Color and Point of Your Choice)
  • Toothpicks
  • Photo (One That Can Be Copied)
  • Ruler