"It's just a Number!" Collage _ If you know how old your birthday gal or guy is turning, then take it to the next level! Start cutting out their birthday number from magazines, newspapers, bus schedules, junk mail flyers, and start collecting! If you can't find a lot of numbers, start spelling out the number, for instance, s_i_x_t_e_e_n, from letters found in different media. The spelling of the birthday age will help to fill out the card collage. The letters for spelling out the age do not have to be the same font or color __ think of those infamous ransom notes and create your collage with that effect in mind.
Then you can look for cards where the characters dance constantly. It is simply done by placing a light weight spring behind the neck, hands, and feet of the character made on the front. This technique is interestingly used to show interaction among two to three characters. They can be shown dancing or fighting with each other. If you plan to make your own card, try something simple for the initials. The cut works and intricate shapes are not easy to handle if your craft hand is not very strong. So, simple shapes are always a safe choice. Then you must always pick a thick sheet to make the card. That forms better shapes and durability. Next, if you are not good at painting, try a collage style. That makes it very interesting and unique.