Super & Sweet Sixteen Birthday Cards

  • Difficulty Rating: Beginner
Super & Sweet Sixteen Birthday Cards

Celebrate this milestone with hip cards!

Celebrating a sixteenth birthday is definitely a milestone! Whether you’ve got a boy celebrating his Super Sixteenth, or a girl hosting a Sweet Sixteen, they’ll love these trendy cards. Fiskars new Intricate Shape Punches will help you go from graphic to great, and simple to sensational. With World Card Making Day this month, it’s a great time to stock up on cards for every occasion!

sweet sixteen card

Sweet Sixteen
1. Start with a pre-made card base, or create one from cardstock.

2. Trim patterned paper to fit the base of the card, leaving approximately 0.25 inch border.

3. Trim 3 squares to 2.25in x 2.25in – 2 solid cardstock, 1 patterned paper. Round opposite corners.

4. Trim 3 squares to 2 in x 2 in – this time, reverse to 2 patterned paper, 1 solid cardstock. Round opposite corners.

5. Use the Fiskars Intricate Shape Fancy Flier punch to create 2 butterflies out of cardstock.

butterfly punch and card

6. Adhere layered squares to card, and then add butterflies to outer squares. For more dimension, only adhere the center of the shape.

butterfly close up

7. Add number stickers and alphas.

super sixteen card

Super Sixteen
1. Start with a pre-made card base, or create one from cardstock.

2. Trim patterned paper to fit the base of the card, leaving approximately 0.25 inch border.

3. Use the Fiskars Intriciate Shape Running in Circles punch to create 8 punched shapes.

circle shapes close up

4. Randomly layer solid cardstock circles underneath the shapes, and adhere to card base.

5. Use foam adhesive to lift two shapes above the base to create dimension.

6. Add a word strip to center of card.