Llama birthday card ideas: 9 lively designs


Learn how to make these vibrant birthday cards with this fun llama cards tutorial. Take your pick from nine delightful designs!

Are you looking to create the perfect card for a fun-loving person in your life? Look no further than these llama birthday card ideas featuring lively llamas in the party spirit, beautiful balloons, cute cakes and fabulous florals galore! 

Crafted by Samantha Calcott, these sweet llama illustrations paired with delicate pastel prints are used to create cards that are eternally on trend! 

Llama birthday card ideas

Made by Samantha Calcott.

Boho birthday

Born to sparkle

Rosette

You rock

Birthday wishes

Ooh la llama!

Birthday bunting

Birthday llama

You’re one of a kind

Boho birthday 

Boho llama birthday card

What do I need?

Method

  1. Create an 18x12.5cm white card blank. 
  2. Cut a piece of backing paper to 17x11.5cm and mount on silver mirri card measuring 17.5x12cm. Adhere to the card blank. 
  3. Trim a piece of floral paper to 15x4.5cm, cut a flag tail in each end, mount onto silver mirri card and fix across the centre of the card front using foam pads. 
  4. Trim the spotty paper to 8.5cm square, mount onto a 9cm square of silver mirri card and fix on top, corners pointed left and right. 
  5. Stick the Llama topper in the centre. 
  6. Add a Happy Birthday sentiment to the top right and three pink gems to the bottom left corner to finish.

Top tip! New to cardmaking? Check our handy guide on cardmaking for beginners.

Born to sparkle 

You Were Born To Sparkle llama birthday card

What do I need?

Method

  1. Create a 12.5x18cm white card blank and cover the bottom three quarters with floral papers. 
  2. Cut a strip of pattern paper to 12.5x1cm, mount onto silver mirri card leaving a narrow border on the long top and bottom edges and fix across the top of the floral paper. 
  3. Using an oval die, cut around the Llama. 
  4. Die-cut a slightly bigger oval in pink card, layer together and fix to the bottom section of the card with foam pads. 
  5. Stamp the sentiment in pink ink on white card, trim to a flag, mount onto silver mirri card.
  6. Create a hole in and thread through pink twine. 
  7. Fix to the top of the card with foam pads to finish. 

Rosette 

Birthday Wishes rosette llama birthday card

What do I need?

Method

  1. Create a 15cm square white card blank. 
  2. Create 16 rectangles from a patterned paper to 2x4cm and trim a flag tail shape at one end.
  3. Cut a circle 10cm in diameter from a patterned paper and mount onto a slightly large die-cut created from silver mirri card.
  4. Attach the 16 pieces to the back of the circle, patterned side forward decorating each with a small gem. 
  5. Fussy cut a Llama and stick in the centre using foam pads. 
  6. Cut two square in half diagonally, mount on silver mirri card leaving a narrow border along one edge and fix to the corners, mounted edges in. 
  7. Stamp a sentiment in pink ink on white card, trim and fix across the llama to finish. 

Top tip! Have fun with the patterned paper and create your own shapes to decorate your card.

You rock 

You Always Sparkle But Today Youre Going To Rock llama birthday card

What do I need?

Method

  1. Create a 15cm square white card blank, fold on the top edge. 
  2. Cut a piece of floral paper to 15x12cm, mount onto silver mirri card leaving a narrow border on the long top and bottom edges only and fix to the centre of the card front. 
  3. Create a 13cm diameter circle from the pink paper and fix on the right side trimming the side flush. 
  4. Fussy cut a topper and fix on top using foam pads. 
  5. Stamp the sentiment I pink ink on white card, trim and mount on silver mirri card. 
  6. Fix on the left side using foam pads to finish. 

Birthday wishes 

Birthday Wishes llama birthday card

What do I need?

Method

  1. Create a 15cm white card blank, fold at the top edge. 
  2. Cut a piece of patterned paper to 13.5cm square, mount onto silver mirri card measuring 14cm square and stick to the card front. 
  3. Create narrow strips from another paper and fix on the left side leaving a narrow gap between each. 
  4. Fussy cut a Llama image and stick on the right side using foam pads. 
  5. Fussy cut one of the corner floral displays and fix in the top right corner. 
  6. Attached a die-cut sentiment to finish. 

Ooh la llama

Ooh La Llama birthday card

What do I need?

Method

  1. Create a 15cm square white card blank, fold at the top. 
  2. Emboss white card using the Bubble Burst folder and trim to 13cm square. 
  3. Mount onto silver mirri card measuring 13.5cm square and fix to the card front. 
  4. Cut 2 pieces of pattern paper to 9cm square and a square topper. 
  5. Mount each onto white card then secure as shown to the card front, the first layer attached using foam pad. 
  6. Stamp the sentiment in pink ink on white card, trim and fix as shown. 
  7. Decorate each corner of the topper with a small heart gem to finish. 

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Birthday bunting 

Happy Birthday llama birthday card

What do I need?

Method

  1. Create a 12.5x18cm card blank from yellow card. 
  2. Cut a piece of floral paper to 11x16cm, mount onto silver mirri card measuring 11.5x16.5cm and fix to the card front. 
  3. Cut a different piece of patterned paper to 7x11cm and around a topper to the same size.
  4. Mount both on silver mirri card. 
  5. Fix to the card front as shown. 
  6. Die-cut two of the bunting design in silver mirri card and attach to the top of the card. 
  7. Fix a sentiment to finish. 

Birthday llama 

Llama Wishing You A Happy Birthday card

What do I need?

Method

  1. Create a 21x10cm white card blank, fold at the top. 
  2. Cut the dotty paper to 20x9cm and stick to the front. 
  3. Cut a strip of the same paper to measure 20x3.5cm and double mount onto a second patterned paper followed by silver mirri card leaving a border on the long top and bottom edges only. 
  4. Fix across the centre of the card front using foam pad. 
  5. Fussy cut 4 floral corners and fix flush. 
  6. Fussy cut around a llama and fix to the banner, just left of centre. 
  7. Decorate with a pink bow. 
  8. Stamp the sentiment, finish with silver embossing powder and fix on the right side of the central banner to finish. 

Top tip! Stuck for which glue to use? Check out our expert advice on the best glue for cards.

You're one of a kind 

Youre One Of A Kind llama birthday card

What do I need?

Method

  1. Create a 15cm white card blank, fold at the top. 
  2. Cut a piece of spotty paper to 14.5cm square and fix to the card front. 
  3. Trim silver mirri card to 14x2cm, wrap pink ribbon around the long length and fix across the card front. 
  4. Using a circular die to create a circular topper around a llama. 
  5. Double mount onto a slightly larger die-cut from patterned paper then another from silver mirri card. 
  6. Fix to the card front. Decorate with a hot pink ribbon bow. 
  7. Stamp a sentiment in pink on white card, die-cut to a small circle and fix as shown to finish.

We’re sure your recipient will love their personalised llama birthday card! Why not adapt the card by changing the sentiment to create a wide variety of greetings cards? Or, if florals are more your thing, you’ll love our flower card making ideas with nine vintage botanical designs!