Father's day is near and we have great card craft ideas for you to make your dad surprise, this Father's Day.
Card Craft Ideas
Dad is a person who becomes our first hero. He gives us a strong shoulder to lean on. He is the one to share a joke or a smile with, a confidant and friend. He's someone whom we look up to and admire. On Father's Day, reach out to this very special man through Father's Day Cards made by your own hands. He loves you, guides you, and holds you, whenever you need him. You've wanted to hug him and say he's the best, but never did. This Father's Day, don't hold back. Say what you feel through these card crafts, which you can create by getting idea from the tips given below.
Bird and Bark Card
- Colored Cardstock
- Tree bark
- Pictures of birds (from magazines or computer print outs)
- Twigs (small)
- Design paper
- Glue stick
- Double-sided padded tape
- Cut 6” x 12” card using colored card stock.
- Fold every 4” into an accordion shape.
- Cut out pictures of birds with one large and several small birds.
- Cut out 2½” W x 4½” L rectangle shape using design paper.
- Glue large piece of bark to left side of first card panel.
- Apply double-sided padded tape to back of bird pictures.
- Affix one picture of a large bird on bark.
- Place smaller birds on middle panel.
- Glue rectangle shape to center of third panel.
- Glue small twigs on all four corners of rectangle shape.
- Glue a piece of bark to the top of the rectangle shape.
- Glue a piece of bark to the top of rectangle and a bird to the bottom right corner.
Message In Bottle Card
- Colored design paper
- Cardstock (dark grey)
- Colored paper (light grey)
- White translucent paper
- 1/8” silver ribbon
- Silver ribbon (¼” wide)
- Stamp (first letter of Dad's name, such as "D" for "Daddy" )
- Sculpting clay
- Beads (grey)
- Pencil and ruler
- Hot glue gun
- Glue stick
- Cut out 8” W x 8” L shape from cardstock (dark grey).
- Cut out 8” W x 8” L shape from design paper
- Glue design paper on top of cardstock and fold in half.
- Cut out bottle pattern with scissors.
- Place bottle pattern on front of card and cut out bottle shape.
- Trace and cut out patterns for "neck label" and "body label" on dark grey card stock.
- Use "trim edge" pattern to cut out four 1/8” W x 4” L strips of light grey paper and glue to top and bottom edge of labels.
- Position the completed "neck label" at the neck of the bottle shape cut-out on inside of card. Make sure the side with the trim edge is face down, and then glue the label in place.
- Position the completed "body label" at the fullest width of the bottle shape cut-out on inside of card.
- Make sure the side with the trim edge is face down, and then glue the label in place.
- Cut out a 4” W x 8” L rectangle from white translucent paper and glue on inside of card, covering the backsides of the glued-on labels.
- Take a small piece of sculpting clay and roll into a ball. Using a flat surface, flatten the ball into a flat circle. Then using your chosen letter, stamp onto the sculpting clay to create a monogrammed seal, and then bake in oven for 15 min.
- Fold a piece of ¼” W x 3” L ribbon in half and hot glue to front of card above the "body label."
- Using a hot glue gun, affix the hardened stamped seal over center of folded ribbon and angle cut ribbon ends.
- Using 1/8” W x 2½” L ribbon strips, make two small loops, glue one to front and one to back edge of card.
- Glue a bead on top of each loop.
- Glue a 1/8” W x 5” L strip of silver ribbon at center on inside of card.
- Cut out a 4” W x 6” L piece of design paper and create a message.
- Roll up message paper and tie with ribbon on inside of card.
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