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Showcase: Eat Cake Birthday Card

Showcase: Eat Cake Birthday Card

Die cut and sewn this card is quite unique and could make anyone’s birthday special. Finished off with a great quote on the inside “Life is short, eat cake!”

Supplies from The Paper Mill Store

Other Supplies

  • eCraft Electronic Die Cutting System
  • Unity Stamps
  • Scotch ATG glue glider
  • Bella Blvd Sophisticates blue paper
  • Brown ink
  • Sewing machine
  • Pearl and Rhinestone Accents
  • Rounded corner trimmer
  • Paper Trimmer with Scallop blade
  • Ribbon
  • Glue Dots

Birthday Card Inside


  1. Run 12 x12 white diecutable cardstock through eCraft machine to cut out circle and cake. 
  2. Cut 7 inch piece with circle and fold to make card with window. 
  3. Glue circle and cake to inside. 
  4. Use Utility Stamps for the cake, banner and phrase. 
  5. Adhere ribbon frosting with glue dots. 
  6. Sew on banner pendants and ribbon to outside of card with sewing machine

Created by Lyssa Zimmerman, for more about Lyssa and this project visit and

Daniel Halloran

Daniel Halloran is the Graphics & Marketing Manager for The Paper Mill Store and a main contributor to The Paper. Working in the graphic design and printing industries for the past nine years, Daniel has gained an eye for quality design and enthusiasm for the latest industry information.