Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Thumbprint, Fingerprint Birthday card

We(CJ and I) made Thumbprint, Fingerprint Birthday card for Daddy. Daddy was pretty impressed by the card.
Thumbprint Birthday card

Inspiration for this card came from the book - Ed Emberley's Complete Funprint Drawing Book

Materials Used:

Washable Tempera/poster paint
Paint brush
Poster board/Thick paper
Black thin Marker pen

Steps Overview:

Cut the poster board to double the card size. Fold it in half like a card

Paint fingers with paint brush and different colors on each. Stamp the fingers on paper to make bunch of Balloons.

Paint Thumb and make impressions for face, shirt and dress

Let it dry

Draw strings for the balloons. Draw hair and facial details. Add hands, legs and dress details.

Birthday Card Ready!


  1. How cute and sweet this looks
    Thank You for sharing

  2. beautiful card and superb idea.

  3. This is SO SO SOOOOOOO cute!! Love it!

    Will have to have a go (and at the pencil stamping)

    Thanks for linking to Kids Get Crafty!


  4. Brilliant: I try and give family members home-made cards and these fit the bill. I have Pinned them so I don't forget!!

  5. ohhhhhhhhhhhhh... my favorite :) daddy must have been thrilled