5-Minute Handmade Birthday Cards

This month, I had a few birthdays to celebrate. I’ve always loved making handmade cards for every occasion, and this is one of the easiest go-to birthday cards I make. It only takes 5 minutes to make one card, and it looks very presentable!

2015-02-04 12.22.19Supplies

Martha Stewart Cupcake Punch

Hole Puncher

Glue gun and glue sticks

Adhesive cardstock


Blank Card and Envelope


  1. Punch cupcakes into adhesive cardstock and arrange on card they way you want to place them.2015-02-04 12.25.48
  2. Peel off backing of cardstock and adhere to card.2015-02-04 12.37.06
  3. Using the hole puncher, punch a few small circles in red cardstock to make cherries. Adhere to some of the tops of cupcakes.2015-02-04 12.42.13
  4. Using your glue gun, add some glue to certain cupcake tops and sprinkle on microbeads to act as sprinkles.2015-02-04 12.50.02 2015-02-04 13.18.47
  5. Write a cute note inside and you’re done!2015-02-04 13.19.21
  6. I also like making other cards with the cupcake punch on the card itself.  Or using the negative space after I’ve punched out a cupcake.2015-02-04 13.56.19 2015-02-04 13.59.29

I hope this quick and easy tutorial inspires you to make some handmade cards of your own!

Thanks for stopping by,


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