Making a birthday page? Use these “quickstarts” to get ideas for your page motifs, embellishments, wordart, titles, and fonts.
This series provides “starter” lists for making scrapbook pages on a particular subject. Each post includes a list of hallmark images and motifs associated with the theme as well as phrases and sayings, and fonts well-suited for the subject. Use these “starters” to jumpstart your creative process and come up with layout ideas. It’s all about the quickstart — check it out and see where it takes you. Click here for more themes.
hallmark images/motifs of birthdays
- banners/ pennants
- ice cream
- party hats
phrases associated with birthdays
These are phrases commonly used around birthdays. Use them to make titles or embellishments or, again, to spur your ideas. They are shown rendered in fonts that work well on birthday pages – the name of each font is below the phrase and links to the fonts are in the next section.
- party time
- make a wish
- happy birthday
- you are 1 (or 2 or 50 or . . .)
- blow out the candles
These fonts would be great for birthday titles or embellishments–or to emphasize selected words in the journaling.
- Century Schoolbook (included with Windows OS)
- Fontdinerdotcom Sparkley
- Honey Script
- Gigi (included with Windows OS)
- Lily UPC (included with Windows OS)
- Quiggley Wiggly