Happy birthday to my dog!

Join in the party and say "happy birthday to my dog" with these lovely pet papers, illustrated by Naomi Skinner!

Happy birthday to my dog - DIY pet birthday card ideas
Published: April 28, 2021 at 10:09 am
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What could be better than having your best pal help you celebrate your birthday? We’ve combined everyone’s two favorite things in our fun party pets papers. With dogs wearing hats, a tortoise delivering presents, and a bunny holding a balloon, among other quirky characters, we think you’ll enjoy using these papers to make cards for all your animal-loving friends.

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Happy birthday to my dog

There’s plenty of cake, too – it wouldn’t be a birthday without a slice of something scrumptious! Here's a top tip: add a sprinkling of glitter for a real party feel!

Or, why not say "happy birthday to my dog" with a DIY pet birthday card?

DIY pet birthday card

Want some free patterned paper to boost your stash? Take a look at our ever-growing collection of free patterned papers, there are lots to choose from and there are lots of different themes – we love these celestial cat papers or these funky animal print papers!

We love seeing what you make, so don’t forget to share your papercraft projects with us on InstagramFacebook, or Twitter, too!

Make this easy pet birthday card

DIY pet birthday card

Step 1

Mount a 15 x 11cm piece of pet paper onto some silver card. Stick to a 15.5 x 11.5cm base card. Mount a 12.5 x 8.5cm piece of balloon paper onto some silver card (leaving a narrow border), then stick this to the base using sticky foam pads.

DIY pet birthday card

Step 2

Cut out the ‘It’s party time!’ banner and position it near the bottom of the balloon panel and stick it in place. Attach the pink doodle doily just above the sentiment. Use foam pads to stick your toppers in place to create dimension to your DIY pet birthday card.

DIY pet birthday card

Step 3

Cut out various pets and presents and arrange them above the banner. Stick some flush to the card and others raised with sticky foam pads. Embellish with pearls and gems, to finish.

DIY pet birthday card

Download your free DIY pet birthday card papers:

To download the paper collection, click on the links and it will open in a new window. You can then save/download each page in the collection. Scroll the gallery to see what freebies you’re getting!

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DIY pet birthday card

Authors

naomi skinner
Naomi SkinnerIllustrator

Naomi Skinner is a professional and reliable freelance illustrator and artist. She loves creating distinctive and characterful work with a style that is a mixture of line, pattern, colour and texture. She regularly undertakes both commercial and editorial illustration commissions for clients such as Future Plus, HomeServe, Papercraft Inspirations magazine, and Page & Moy, amongst others.

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