Father’s Day is rapidly approaching. But, you still have a few days to find a gift for the man who has everything. I’m always confused about what to gift the men in my life. This year, I resolve to pick out the perfect gift and help you do the same.
This week, we will focus on all things male. The week-long series will include:
– Unusual gifts at every price range
– Yummy cookies that ship well
– Cute DIY gift for your favorite techie
The easiest way to personalize any gift is to make a card. It’s faster and cheaper than buying a card! This tissue paper card is super simple and uses items you probably already have sitting around!
2 sheets of cardstock (standard letter size)
Mod Podge (or clear scrapbook glue)
Tissue paper (various colors)
Patterned Scrapbook paper
Step 1: Cut tissue paper into small pieces. Set aside. Fold one piece of cardstock in half to make a card.
Step 2: Print out the word “Dad” or whatever you want on one piece of cardstock. The font I used here is Clementine Sketch (which is free). Make sure the font you use is large enough and blank in the center (does that make sense?), as seen above.
Step 3: Paint a thin layer of Mod Podge (or apply glue) over each letters. Stick on pieces of tissue paper (or have your kid do it! My 3 year old loved it). Do one letter at a time, as the Mod Podge dries quickly.
Step 4: After finishing all the letters, put another thin layer of Mod Podge (or glue) on top. Allow it to dry fully, about 30 minutes.
Step 5: Carefully cut out the letters. Trim the scrapbook paper to fit on the card.
Step 6: Glue the word onto the scrapbook paper. Then glue the scrapbook paper onto the card. Add a cute message and give to your favorite father!
Do you have any special plans for your father or husband this weekend? I’d love to hear them in the comments!
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