Make a Summer Kite birthday card with our free papers

Summer Kite birthday card

Use Jenny Ellory’s beautiful Summer Kite free papers from issue 153 to make this sweet card – perfect for a summer birthday! Follow the steps below to make your own version.

It’s quick and easy to make, which is ideal when you need to whip up a card in a hurry.

Don’t forget to share your cards with us on Facebook and Twitter, as we always love to see what you’ve created! Happy crafting!


What you’ll need

Your free papers & toppers, plus…

  • White card
  • Sticky foam pads
  • Double-sided tape
  • Craft knife & cutting mat
  • Ruler
  • Ribbons
  • Bows
  • Ric-rac ribbon


How to make a Summer Kite card step-by-step

Summer Kite birthday card

1. Cover a landscape base card with your grass scene paper. Trim the sun and the blue and orange arrows from your papers, then glue them to the card with double-sided tape.


Summer Kite birthday card

2. Bend two arrows from craft wire, using tweezers to shape them. Make a looped wire tail to attach to your kite – wrap the wire around a pencil to create even loops.


Summer Kite birthday card

3. Add a red arrow, flower buttons, kite and sentiment with sticky foam pads. Glue the arrows and kite tail to the card, then finish the kite with a yellow bow.
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