Welcome to day two of our birthday celebration week! In case you missed day one, check out the beautiful pocket page project from Nathalie and the three wonderful giveaways here at this post! Today, creative team member Wendy Sue Anderson is sharing a fun and easy birthday decor project—and she’s making it easy for you to re-create with a free cut file! Read to the end to find out what today’s amazing Partner prizes are, too!


Hello friends! It’s Wendy Sue here with you today, and I’m excited to wish SCT a very happy 14th birthday! What’s a birthday without a few decorations (and cake…but I can’t bake, so I’ll decorate instead!) I whipped up a really quick and easy banner and garland set that you can create to celebrate along with us!


I pulled a few fun colors from the new “Dots” papers by Echo Park Paper and cut five simple banner shapes—I made them extra long so I could fold the top over and cut some strips to create fringe!


I used my digital die-cut machine to cut letters to spell “Party” and added them to my fun rainbow dot banner. As you can see, after the letters were attached and the top flap fringed, I folded it over and used some strong glue to secure the flap after placing each banner on some strong string.


Here’s a close-up of one of the flags. I love how this paper has monochromatic dots on one side and white dots on the other.


If you use this technique, make sure the design on the back will work with the fold-over flap without being upside down!

To create the quick garland, I punched 1 ¼” circles from the same papers and used my sewing machine to stitch them all together. It is the fastest way to create any type of garland, and so cute!


You don’t have to spend hours creating decorations for a party—whip up something fun like this quick and easy set for your next celebration and make the guest of honor feel extra special!

~ Wendy


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As a special gift to you, Wendy is sharing the cut files that she used to create this fun and simple birthday banner! Download today to create something special for future celebrations, and be sure to check back tomorrow for more birthday celebration inspiration! Now, let’s check out today’s giveaways!

Echo Park Paper:

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Happy Birthday to Scrapbook & Cards Today! Your beautiful projects, ideas, and continued inspiration are amazing! We are excited to give away the Summertime collection to one lucky winner to celebrate!


Totally Tiffany:

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From all of us at Totally-Tiffany: Happy Birthday Scrapbook & Cards Today! Congratulations on 14 years of creativity and inspiration. Also, thank you for always supporting brands, both big and small, within our crafty community. We wish you many more years to come and hope that this year’s celebration is amazing! To celebrate, we would love to give away two prizes to one lucky winner! 


The Ditto Tool Bag is a double-sided craft tool bag that splits in half to become the perfect desktop tool organizer! This bag can hold items ranging from markers, tools, to even a small paper trimmer.

The Lois 2.0 Tote is a semi-clear tote with a reinforced bottom panel and partial fabric sides. This tote is ideal for not only holding your Ditto Tool Bag but for transporting any of your 12×12 craft supplies!

 Your Next Stamp:

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Happy 14th Birthday to all our friends at SCT! Looking forward to many more amazing years! We’d love to share a $50 gift card to the YNS shop to one lucky winner!



To enter today’s giveaways:

Leave a comment below by April 2nd at midnight EST, telling us about your favourite birthday celebration! We would also love for you to visit our sponsor’s Facebook page or Instagram account and send them an SCT “thank you!”

Winners will be announced here on the blog on April 3rd! Good luck!