Thanksgiving Card

Thanksgiving CardI have made a Thanksgiving Day card using the holiday sample puzzle we have posted.  I am including a pdf with the images I used to make the card so you can make on too.  This was the base card used at our Rochester Children’s Book Festival Make n’ Take table.

1.  Start with the Free Mini Thanksgiving Puzzle from our Blog Post.  The puzzle size is 4½ x 4½ so I made the card 6½ x 5 ( a 10 x 6½ piece of cardstock folded in half).  Although I custom make my envelopes this card will fit in a A7 envelope.

2.  I used one sheet of specialty paper that I never thought I would use for anything.  It seemed to work great for a Fall/Thanksgiving themed card.  I glued the dotted paper to the front of the cardstock and trimmed off the excess.  I used a Martha Stewart Crafts All Over The Page Punch, Flourish Square to punch a hole in the middle of the front of the card.

3. Next I placed the Happy Thanksgiving on the front.

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4.  I finished decorating with leaves.  The leaves were made from the left over cardstock that was trimmed off to make the card.  I sponged red, green, brown, orange and purple all over the scraps.  Then I used a leaf punch and punched, and punched……Thanksgiving Day Card

5.  On the inside of the card I glued the Thanksgiving Day Dot-to-Dot puzzle and finished decorating with images from the Thanksgiving Images.


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