In today's blog, I show you how to make a special card for that creative person in your life, to encourage them to give it their best shot when embarking on a course. I used a page I coloured for a recent competition as the main theme of the card, taking great care to mount it properly. I show you how to make this simple card in today's blog.
Start by selecting a picture that speaks to you about the person you are designing for, and colour it in the colours of your choice.
Select an appropriate background to use as the card. I used an A3 sized sheet of cardboard for my background.
Carefully cut out your picture.
Fold the card in half and double check to make sure that your picture fits on the card.
I also cut some other elements out for the card.
I the played around with various sheets of A4 paper to use as mounting board for the picture.
I cut the first sheet of mounting paper 1/2 cm smaller, on two sides.
The second sheet of mounting paper was cut 1/2 cm smaller that the first, on two sides.
I applied double-sided tape to the backs of the mounting paper.
I then laid the two sheets of paper on top of each other, followed by the design. Everything was stuck down with a combination of double-sided tape and glue.
This was then mounted onto the card.
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