Cordel Toucan Booklet

Materials

  • Construction paper, 8-1/2”x11”, in bright colors of choice
  • Thick craft foam (1/4” thick), 5-1/2”x8-1/2”
  • Craft foam (1/8” thick), 9”x12”
  • Black ink pad

Tools

  • API Crafter’s Pick The Ultimate! Glue
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Newspaper (to cover work surface)

Directions

STEP 1

  • Print and cut out pattern. Cut out square. Cut out shapes that are dotted (beak, eye, top of body, bottom of body, branches on sides of body), for stamp shapes.

STEP 2

  • Trace dotted pattern pieces on 1/8”-thick craft foam with dotted side of pattern pieces facing up. Cut out pattern pieces.

STEP 3

  • Measure and cut 5-1/2”x8-1/2” rectangle from 1/4”-thick craft foam. Glue pattern pieces on rectangle, creating toucan stamp. Let dry.

STEP 4

  • For booklet cover, measure and cut 8-1/2”x11” construction paper rectangle. Fold rectangle in half forming 5-1/2”x8-1/2” booklet.

STEP 5

  • On covered work surface, position toucan stamp facing up. Use black ink pad to blot raised areas on toucan stamp with ink. Stamp front of booklet.

STEP 6

  • Repeat process stamping different colored papers with toucan stamp.

Tip

  • 1. For a perfect eye circle, use 1/4” hole punch.
by Mary Ayres

Patterns

http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/2720/c52dc2b2-e5ce-4c51-8ee1-d7cb01f880a2.pdf



Cordel Toucan Booklet
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