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Card Making

Making a card using an Envelope

By Joan Spaull

Country Crafts

Requirements

  •  A plain DL size envelope without a window
  •  Scissors
  •  Glue
  •  A sheet of paper of your choice
  •  Peel off stickers
  •  Koki pens
  •  Foam dots

Instructions

  • Step 1:Fold your envelope in half.
  • Step 2:Cut the sticky tab off on the fold line.
  • Step 3:Glue down the left half onto the envelope.
  • Step 4:Cover the envelope in the paper you have chosen and glue it down.
  • Step 5:Stick your peel off stickers onto the card. We used a nautical theme for this card, you can use the foam dots on the back of the stickers for a 3D effect. Your card is now ready to be used.

Making a Bow Fold Card

By Joan Spaull

Country Crafts

Requirements

  • 1 sheet white cardstock 240g
  • Scissors, craft knife or guillotine
  • Double sided tape
  • 1 sheet patterned paper
  • 2 x paper punches with a flower design 3cm and 5cm
  • Spray bottle with water
  • Brads

Instructions

  • Step 1:Please refer to the template attached at all times.
  • Step 2:
    • Cut 3 pieces on the white card stock, in the following sizes:
    • 13.5cm x 4.5cm
    • 13.5cm x 6.5cm
    • 11cm x 27cm –fold this one in half at 13.5cm.
  • Step 3:
    • Cut 3pieces in patterned paper, in the following sizes:
    • 10.5cm x 13cm
    • 10.5cm x 4cm
    • 10.5cm x 6cm
  • Step 4: Cut a slit into the main card for the tab to fit, the slit must be 13.5cm x 6.5cm. Glue the tab on as per the diagram on the template attached. You card is now ready to be embellished.
  • Step 5 -FLOWERS:
  • Use your flower paper punch to cut four 5cm flowers and four 3cm flowers.  Take the smaller flower and place it on top of the larger one. Join together using a brad and then spray with water to soften the paper.  Now crumple up the flowers and allow to dry. When it is dry, unruffled the petals by opening them gently and shape them.

 Guest Details

Joan Spaull of Country Crafts (082 870 8282)