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How I made article 2

 This article is brought to you by Lizzsews.

In today's article, I will guide you through how I made a simple ‘happy birthday' card. Follow along with this project and share your result in Lizzsews Facebook group.

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What I used:

Black cardstock

White cardstock

Grey cardstock

1.0 aqua gel pen

Cricut black fine point pen

Scoring stylus


Lightgrip mat


How I made it:

To start this project, I looked for a design to use, I chose a happy birthday card by Cricut. I didn’t want to create the envelope, and I needed to customize a few other colours and pens, so I added the project to my canvas.

I adjusted the cardstock colours, and the pen types and colours until I liked the look.

Recommended: Cricut - Happy Birthday Card modified

And as simple as that, I clicked make it and loaded my mats, my pens and scoring stylus as stated; and left my cutting blade in the clamp. 

Now that everything was cut, scored and drawn, it was time to assemble. I folded the black cardstock from the scoring line and glued the grey cardstock to the middle of the front of the card. Now to finish off the card, I glued the white cardstock, with the drawn design, to the middle of the grey cardstock. 

There you go. The card was complete and ready for customization!

** update - once I went to go customize this card, I realized that I didn’t have a white pen (to write on the inside of the card with). So, I went back to my canvas and detached the layers. I deleted every layer except for the one white cardstock cut. I cut out the white cardstock and glued it to the inside of the card on the bottom middle. **

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