January 28, 2010
Make It : Snowflake Cards
Posted by Blake Ramsey
We got some beautiful snow on Thursday! It made me want to send some snowflakes off to my friends in warmer climates. Below you'll find a "snow globe in an envelope". To make it you'll need a few paper doilies, card stock, glue pen or stick, and a plastic sleeve (the kind that a packaged card, etc may come in). Click through the gallery below for how-to!
1 Clip your snowflakes out of paper doilies
2 Cut a card to fit your plastic sleeve. Write a note on one side of card.
3 Using a glue pen or stick, attach a few doilies to the other side of your card.
4 Slide card into sleeve, and sprinkle several more snowflakes inside. These loose snowflakes will create the snow-globe effect when the card is shaken.
5 Seal the plastic, and there you have it- a snow globe fit for an envelope.
6 For the blue card, I used the blue pattern from inside a security envelope.
These snowflake cards remind me of some doily valentines that were featured in Living in 2004. Why not use your extra doilies to make some? You can also try these snowflake-inspired craft projects, or get more ideas for handmade cards.
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