Sunday, 17th June 2018

How to Make Fathers Day Cards

Presenting handmade Fathers Day Card is the best way to express your love and appreciation for your daddy. Here are some very interesting ideas on how to make Fathers Day cards for kids. Children may apply their own creativity to make Father Day Card even more interesting and beautiful. Don't worry even if you aren't that great painter or cannot cut paper to perfection, for Papa likes everything prepared with love by caring children.

Fathers Day Card Making Ideas Perfect Memories Card
Things Needed
Hobby Craft square card blank
Ribbon
Making Memories charmed frames
Wooden peg
Silver acrylic paint and small paintbrush
Outline stickers
Double sided tape
Glue gun and glue sticks
Favorite photograph
Pencil
Scissors

Method
  1. Paint a mini wooden peg silver and leave to dry.
  2. Choose a favorite photograph and make sure it fits into your chosen charmed frame.
  3. Place the frame over your photograph and draw around the outside of the frame with a pencil. Cut out the photograph and attach to the back of the frame using double sided tape.
  4. Cut a small length of ribbon and stick to the reverse of your frame, so it creates a hook from which your picture can hang.
  5. Once completely dry glue your mini peg to the centre top of the front of your card blank using a glue gun and glue sticks. Once secure, open the peg to hang your framed picture.
  6. Finish the card by adding a special Father's Day message using outline stickers.

Number One Dad
Things Needed
Brightly coloured card - yellow
Fab foam - dark blue, medium blue and red
Double sided sticky tape
All purpose glue
Scissors
To decorate:
Seed beads - red
Chenille stems - blue

Method

  1. Create your main card by folding an A4 piece of yellow card in half and trimming off the excess so you are left with a square card.
  2. Cut out the word Dad, the number one and the 'number' symbol from different coloured pieces of foam. Use the picture as a guide.
  3. Tip: If you don't want to draw your letters and number freehand, type the details onto a computer and choosing the required size and font you can make templates for them.
  4. Stick your foam letters and number to the front of the yellow card, using the picture as a guide.
  5. Add a finishing touch to your card by decorating it with items of your choice. Here we've used red seed beads to decorate the number symbol and a blue chenille stem to decorate the number one.

Father's Day Pop-up Card
This card makes up easily, though you may want to experiment with scrap paper first. This project is rated easy to do.
Things Needed
Rectangle piece of construction paper (cut to the size you want your card to be.)
Markers
Glue
Crayons
Paper, and anything you want to decorate your card with
Scissors
Double stick tape or glue

Method
  1. Fold construction paper in half.
  2. Cut a half heart shape out of the top left-hand corner. Don't cut on the fold more than once! (See photo)
  3. Push the heart in on its fold so it is on the inside of the card.
  4. Use markers, glue, crayons, etc. to decorate your card.
Tips: You can glue your card inside of another card so that you won't have a corner missing.

Super Dad Father's Day Card
Things Needed
Square card - blank
Red card
Watercolour paper
Watercolour paints
Small paint brush
Jar of water
Pencil
Black fine nib pen
Making memories alphabet charms
Fabric star embellishments
Double sided tape
Hobby Craft
Glue

Method
  1. Very lightly sketch the shape of your 'Super Dad' onto some watercolour paper using a pencil. Then fill in the details with watercolour paints, using the picture as a guide.
  2. Start by painting an oval flesh coloured shape for the face. Leave to dry. Then add some flicks of brown paint for the hair. Leave to dry.
  3. To create the body, start by painting a larger oval blue shape and add two blue 'stick' shapes for the legs and another two blue 'stick' shapes for the arms. Remember to leave a small unpainted space in your oval shape. Use the picture as a guide. Leave to dry.
  4. Next add a splash of red paint for the cape. Leave to dry.
  5. Add a small circle of flesh coloured paint onto the ends of both arms and add red 'boot' shapes to the end of each leg. Leave to dry.
  6. Fill in the unpainted space on the oval body shape with yellow paint.
  7. Once your paint is completely dry you can add some detail onto your painting by roughly drawing around the outline of each shape with a fine nibbed black pen. Use the picture as a guide.
  8. Cut your painting out and stick onto a slightly larger piece of red card using double sided tape. Remember to leave more red card showing on the left hand side of your painting.
  9. Spell the word 'super' from alphabet charms and glue these along the left hand edge of your painting using tacky glue. Leave to dry. Use the picture as a guide.
  10. Stick your finished design to the centre front of a square card blank using double sided tape.
  11. Using a black fine nibbed pen draw the letters 'D', 'A' and 'D' onto three separate star embellishments, then glue these underneath your painting using tacky glue. Use the picture as a guide.