These new in-house designs are perfect as ‘Thank you Teacher’ or ‘Back to School’ cards and are great way of creating original card designs whilst saving some pennies!
What You Will Need
Dovecraft kraft 6” x 6” card blank & Dovecraft white 6” x 6 circle window card blank
Dovecraft A4 Black cardstock
Dovecraft Clear Stamp – Robot and Birthday Set
First Edition Die Set - Nesting Stamp
How to Make
1. Cut a piece of black card to a 14.8cm square and stick to the centre of the kraft craft blank.
2. Cut the free grey pencil patterned paper into a 14cm square and add on top of the black card.
3. Cut a strip of black card to 14.3 cm x 3.6cm and cut a fishtail design at right end. With the free striped paper, cut to a 14.1 x 3.1 cm rectangle and again, cut a fishtail on the right end and stick onto of the cut black card. Add the layered card to the bottom of the card, giving a 0.6cm space allowance at the bottom.
4. Die cut free black chalkboard paper with the largest nesting stamp die and stick to the centre of the card at an angle.
5. Stamp a robot and balloon onto the blue polka dot and yellow ‘ABC’ paper. Cut all four stamped images to size and stick to the centre of the card with foam squares.
6. Cut out three of the pencils from the free grey paper and stick at an angle to the bottom left of the card using foam squares.
How to Make
1. Cut a piece of the blue polka dot paper into a 14.3cm square and stick to the inside of the circle window card with double sided tape.
2. Cut a piece of the yellow alphabet paper to a 14.7cm square and stick to the outside of the card blank and cut out the aperture circle.
3. Cut out fourteen pencils from the grey paper and stick around the aperture window, sticking some down with double sided tape and some with foam pads.
4. With the black chalkboard paper, cut around the ‘Back to School’ text to create a 8.9cm x 1.7cm banner. Add to the bottom of the card with 3D foam pads. Cut some of the elements out of the papers adhere to the centre and the text to the bottom of the card.
5. Finally, cut one of the hopscotch designs to size and stick to the inside of the card, making sure the 10 is covered by the aperture window. To finish, cut another 10 from the paper and place on the front of the card at the top of the circular window.
Remember you can still download June’s free papers by heading over to the tutorial page here! Why not mix and match the free papers to create something really inspiring?! We love to see what you make with them in the project gallery.
Don’t forget to share these papers with your friends and family, we love to see your makes so tag #trimcraft when you post them on social media.