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Frozen Inspired Birthday Card

My oldest son was recently invited to a¬†birthday party for one of his classmates. The little girl was turning 6. We received a Disney Frozen themed invitation. So, what better way to work on your card making skills than to make cards for your children’s classmates/friends. I mean advertising, networking and marketing has to start somewhere, right?! ūüôā

Frozen has some great characters to work with–Elsa, Ana, Olaf, Kristoff and Sven. Not sure which character is this little girl’s favorite. So, I will be choosing Olaf. I mean who doesn’t love Olaf?! He’s so funny and cute. “In Summmeerrrr!” in my Olaf singing voice.

Since the classmate is a little girl; I will be sure to¬†sparkle it up! What girl doesn’t love a little sparkle? I know I do.

I start off by finding a cute picture of Olaf. I am going with the iconic leaping Olaf. I decided to have him wearing a birthday hat and have balloons and snowflakes around him. On the outside, I will¬†write my sentiment and have “Happy Birthday” on the inside.

Here is my supply list. Shout out to:

  • Bazzill Basic cardstock- heavyweight, textured paper for card base (PetalSoft)¬†and lighter, smooth cardstock for Olaf (I love their cardstock. They have so many colors and textures to choose from.)
  • Marvy Brush Marker primary set
  • Crayola colored pencils (I love Crayola stuff.)
  • Close To My Heart
    • My Legacy Writer Set-Black, 0.1mm and 0.5mm
    • Exclusive Inks-Pink Carnation and Orchid Bouquet
  • Mod Podge gloss (This is some amazing stuff. Love it.)
  • Acrylic paints:¬†Apple Barrel (Red Apple, Pumpkin Orange) , Americana (Snow Titanium White), CraftSmart (Bright Yellow, Blue)
  • 3M double sided mounting tape (The tape that makes things “pop.”)
  • Glitter (white/iridescent)
  • Disney’s Frozen…Thanks Disney for making this amazingly cute snowman, Olaf.
Here are a few progression pictures:

 

Drum roll please……The Final Product!!

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Final Olaf Birthday Card

 

 

Amazingly Cute! I hope she loves it….I do.

Until the next project…keep crafting!