Display Frame Card inspired by Jennifer McGuire – Birthday

Hello there (Jennifer’s style).

Today, I am sharing this card that was a commissioned card by a very dear friend, who wanted to give her husband a birthday card that they could display and also that was personalized. Of course, I turned to Jennifer’s YouTube videos and finally found a way to make that happen.

The video I am mentioned is linked here, in case you would like to look at it. Since it was a very specific card that she had in mind, I did use a multitude of brands to bring it to life. I will be listing all of them below, as well as links for you to purchase (some are affiliate links).

I won’t go too much into details about how I assembled the card, as Jennifer already does that in the video. And I have copied it to the T (the dimensions, not the style). I did the 5×7 inches, vertical card (which is the second card she demonstrates).

I will share all the pictures of the card first so that you can have a look at the finished card.

Let’s start with the front of the card products used:

Inside the card:

I added strings to the balloons individually, as I felt that gave a more realistic look.

Also, I was told that the husband’s favorite cake flavor was Tiramisu (yum), hence, the colors used. I also took a round brush and tried to make specks with brown and white paint.

The only thing that I added here, was two acetate strips instead of just one . Which, in hindsight, added too much weight and the card kept shutting. So, don’t try to do that if you want the card to stand up easily. But, I suggested to my friend to just roll some tape and add it at the base, so that it would stand upright (we are all learning here ;)).

So, that’s the card. I have to be honest, I was so intimated when I first saw the video. But, the way that Jennifer explains everything, oh it was a breeze. Her measurements and the way she explains things are never confusing and always makes perfect sense.

Also, I feel like I don’t do enough interactive cards, and would like to add doing that. What do you think?

Challenge entries:

Thank you, once again for being here, and I’ll see you soon.


Affiliate links were used wherever possible. I may earn a commission if you click on the link and make a purchase with at no additional cost to you. I am using only products I LOVE and brands that I’ve actually used here. For further questions, you can contact me and I’ll get back to you soon. Thank you for your support!

17 thoughts on “Display Frame Card inspired by Jennifer McGuire – Birthday

  1. Hello,
    What a fabulous card.
    Thank you for sharing your card crafting skills with us at the ATG challenge for Through the Craft Room Door. TTCRD.blogspot.com
    I look forward to seeing many more of your challenges.
    With kind regards
    Sue TTCRD DT
    Blogspot handmadecardsbysb:wordpress.com

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