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Create darling paper candles to embellish your handmade birthday card.
Need a quick birthday card? Don't run to the store. Make your own by rolling brightly colored paper squares and twine into candles for a handmade birthday card. It's unique, looks great, and uses up your paper scraps!

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  • How to make a 3D greetings card. Paper Candle Birthday Card - Step 1
    Step 1

    To make a paper candle, punch or cut some brightly colored decorative scrapbook paper into 2 inch squares. Cut a 1 inch length of twine for the candle "wick".

  • How to make a 3D greetings card. Paper Candle Birthday Card - Step 2
    Step 2

    Add some double sided tape to the top back side of the paper square, and press the twine into the tape to secure it. Add some more tape along the right edge to secure your rolled "candle".

  • How to make a 3D greetings card. Paper Candle Birthday Card - Step 3
    Step 3

    Roll your paper square around a quilling tool, bamboo skewer, or other narrow straight object. Press the double sided tape on the outside of the candle to secure it. Make several paper candles and stagger them on the front of the card, adhering them with double sided tape. Finish off your card with a sticker or stamped sentiment below the candles!

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