"Cut Above the Rest!" Card

Materials

  • Cardstock or construction paper: grey, brown, red
  • Silver paper fasteners, three
  • Jute twine, 12" length

Tools

  • Decorative-edge scissors
  • Hole punches: 1/8", 1/4"
  • API Crafter's Pick The Ultimate! Glue

Basic Supplies

scissors, ruler, black marker, transfer paper, pencil

Directions

STEP 1

  • Fold 8-1/2"x11" paper rectangle into 5-1/2"x8-1/2" card shape.

STEP 2

  • Print and cut out patterns. Transfer saw pattern onto folded card. Cut out saw shape. Use decorative-edge scissors to trim bottom edge of saw blade. Cut opening on saw handle.

STEP 3

  • Transfer saw handle shape onto brown paper. Cut out handle shape. Glue handle on card.

STEP 4

  • Use black marker to draw wood details on saw handle and outline saw handle and blade. Write "Let's cut to the chase..." on saw blade.

STEP 5

  • Use 1/8" hole punch to punch holes in saw handle as indicated on pattern. (Note: Punch holes in front side of card only.) Insert paper fasteners in holes; bend ends on inside.

STEP 6

  • Use black marker to write "You're the best Dad ever!!!" on red paper. Use decorative-edge scissors to cut around words. Glue red tag inside card.

STEP 7

  • For tag, use black marker to write "SUPER!" on red paper. Use decorative-edge scissors to cut out tag shape. Use 1/4" hole punch to punch hole on edge of tag. Measure and cut 12" jute twine length. Insert jute twine through hole on tag; tie tag around handle hole.

Tip

  • 1. If working with younger kids, have adults punch holes on pattern pieces.
by Mary Ayres

Patterns

http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/2229/557fc2bf-e43d-4cde-a180-3c012c16ea44.pdf



"Cut Above the Rest!" Card
"Cut Above the Rest!" Card Inside View
Inside View