Monday, January 26, 2015

Birthday Board - from Beth Barnes

Hi everyone,

Beth here today with my latest project. Sometimes Birthday Cards from me get a little delayed, so I saw this idea on Pinterest (a Birthday Board...) and thought I would make my own version.

I started out with a round board that was the face of a clock (I’d used the mechanism in another project). I covered the board with Imaginisce Bday Bash paper, inking the edges once I’d trimmed it. I got out Imagine If… Alphabet and Present Time (it is great being able to use a Christmas themed cutout for a Birthday themed project), covering them with coordinating cardstocks and inking the edges. I then attached them to the base with some of the paper candles from the Imaginisce Bday Bash.

Next was a trip to Bunnings for a doorknob, and bit of help from my DH fitting it into the centre of the circle.

Keeping with the circle theme, I made tags – cutting circles of paper and then mounting them on cardstock. I punched a hole and threaded twine through for hanging. I made as many tags as fitted out of the three sheets of paper so that I would have spare ones ready for any new family members that might arrive (either by birth or marriage!). I added the names and dates with my Dymo, then hung the whole thing up next to our calendar – now I shouldn’t forget anyone’s Birthday and might even get cards out on time!

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  1. So clever that i might have to make one but i might modify to have a pocket to put stamps and completed cards for upcoming birthdays

  2. Dear Beth,

    What a wonderful use of our product! We are happy to be part of your creative process.

    Warmest regards,

    Dymo Customer Service