Floral Cupcake Birthday Card

May 2, 2015

Hi Crafty Friends!

Debra Hensley here today for the ECD Design Team. I have been having so much fun creating with the new Spring Release dies. You may have figured out by now that I LOVE flowers and both new sets of Bunch of Flowers dies are amazing! The flowers are larger and the dies are solid so you can cut all the pieces at once easily. I created this floral topped birthday cupcake card with Bunch of Flowers 4 and I love how it turned out. It’s happiness on a cupcake!

ECD april 18 finished 1a P1080078


1. Fold a piece of 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ white cardstock in half to form a standard A2 size card base. Free-hand a cupcake shape on the card and cut out. Cut a  2″ x 6″ piece of pattern paper for the cupcake liner. Die cut 3 sets of each flower in Bunch of Flowers 4 from 3 different coordinating pattern papers. Die cut 1 candle from Candles die set from pale yellow cardstock.

ECD april18 bp parts 1a P1080061

2. Ink the front of the card base, the liner, candle and all flowers with brown ink. Add red Glitter Dots to the center of each flower. Adhere liner to bottom of card and trim off edges to match card shape. Add red Glitter Borders to the top and bottom of liner. Color the candle flame with yellow ink. Separate one set of each flower and set aside.

ECD april 18 bp inked 1a P1080066

3.  Adhere flowers around the border of the cupcake, alternating pattern and size. Fill in center with remaining flowers. Cut the candle in half and adhere with the flame above the top of the card.  Add foam adhesive to the 3 flowers sets that were separated and add them over base flowers to create interest and shape. Add Happy Birthday Peel-Off to complete.

ECD april 18 bp placement 1a  P1080067

Here is a close up for placement:

ECD april 18 finished closeup 1a P1080078

I hope you enjoyed making this happy floral cupcake card with me today. As you can see, once the pieces are cut this card goes together quickly and would be perfect to make several of to keep in your card stash.


Elizabeth Craft Designs:

732 Candles
1030 Bunch of Flowers 4 coming soon
2577 Happy Birthday Large in black 
7010 Glitter Borders Assorted Colors – red/gold
7018 Glitter Dots Assorted Colors – red/gold


Vintage Photo Distress Ink
Inking tool
Foam adhesive
Cardstock – white, pale yellow
Pattern Paper- Authentique

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  • Reply Marge May 24, 2015 at 10:25 am

    cute card and things for my wish list

  • Reply barb ariens May 3, 2015 at 3:09 pm

    this is the cutest BD card I have seen in a long time….so original…thanks

  • Reply Frances May 2, 2015 at 4:59 pm

    such a yummy card Debra

  • Reply Els van de Burgt May 2, 2015 at 1:59 pm

    Love it Debra! Just makes me happy!

  • Reply Mary Prasad May 2, 2015 at 11:49 am

    Lovely and perfect for Spring!

  • Reply Judi Kauffman May 2, 2015 at 11:35 am

    That’s such a happy card and the colors and patterns in the papers make it extra special!

  • Reply Raquel Mason May 2, 2015 at 10:33 am

    Wonderful cupcake shaped card Debra! I have been holding off buying the Candles die for a long time – now you’ve convinced me I need it.

  • Reply Marjorie May 2, 2015 at 9:26 am

    What a fabulous card. Love the colors. Thanks, again, for a very helpful tutorial.

  • Reply Marlene L May 2, 2015 at 9:04 am

    Delightful card. The flower dies are definitely on my “need” list. Thank you for the tutorial.

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