This card can be used for many occassions. Think about your best friend’s graduation, your brother who passed his driving license test or even for Father’s or Mother’s Day. Just to let that person know: he / she is your number 1! 😀
- Craft knife
- Self-healing cutting mat
- 1 sheet of colored paper for the background (pick your dad’s favorite color)
- 1 sheet of red, blue & yellow colored paper (medal)
- Glue / double-sided adhesive tape
- Magic tape
Step 1: Draw a picture frame on the card’s front side. Make sure the pencil lines are very thin, so you can easily remove them later.
Step 2: Draw a human shape, starting from the bottom side of the frame. Draw a head and upper body part which are attached to each other.
Step 3: Cut out the inner area of the picture frame with a craft knife. Remove all visible pencil lines.
Step 4: Grab the waste card paper. Cut out two paper stripes of 1.6 inch (4 cm) x 0.2 inch (5 mm).
Step 5: Take the red & blue colored paper sheets and cut out two paper stripes of 1.6 inch (4 cm) x 0.1 inch (3 mm).
Step 6: Glue a red & blue paper strip on both sides of a white paper strip. Do this also with the other white paper strip.
Step 7: Put both strips upside down on the card’s front side. Measure where they should appear on the human shape (shoulder) and make the strips come together like a V shape. Attach these two parts by gluing them together or use sticky tape.
Step 8: Cut off the edges a bit to make it look realistic.
Step 9: Cut out a small bowl, a bar and a big circle (the medal) from a sheet of yellow colored paper and glue them together.
Step 10: Glue the medal onto the ribbon shape.
Step 11: Cut off the ribbon paper which is standing out on the shoulder parts.
Step 12: Take a sheet of colored paper (your dad’s favorite color) and put the card’s backside on top of it. Draw a border around it with a pencil, so you can estimate the card’s measurements.
Step 13: Draw number ones or stars in the area with a pencil. To make them all look the same, you could make a template, cut it out and trace it with a pencil several times.
Step 14: Cut out the drawn shapes and glue the sheet to the card inside (or use double-sided adhesive tape).
Step 15: Cut off the excess paper and your card is ready! Happy Father’s Day!