Happy Birthday Textured Card
Create unique, textured cards for birthdays or any occasion!
Celebrate your students with unique embossed birthday cards! Add a textured look for any holiday or occasion.
Celebrate your students or loved ones with creative cards using this amazing visual arts Value Pack!
Supplies Used: White Core Cardstock, construction paper, button, glue, ribbon, sandpaper, scissors, thread
The teacher will die-cut the materials for student use prior to the lesson.
- Cut an 8 1/2" x 5 1/2" piece of plain or textured paper and fold in half.
- Cut a piece of slightly darker 2 1/2" x 5 1/2" piece of white core colored cardstock.
- Place the smaller piece of paper in the Textured Impressions folder and emboss several times using the Solo Platform, Sizzix Cutting Pads and Textured Impressions folder in the AllStar SuperStar Machine. The diagrams on the Solo Platform & Shim offer easy guidelines about how to make the perfect sandwich.
- Lightly sand the white-core cardstock to highlight the design. If white-core cardstock is not available, do not sand the embossed design.
- Adhere the embossed cardstock to the front of the card.
- Attach ribbon and a button to accent the card.
- Die-cut a Sizzix Happy Birthday! Sizzlits using the Solo Platform and Sizzix Cutting Pads. The diagrams on the Solo Platform & Shim offer easy guidelines about how to make the perfect Sizzix sandwich.
- Adhere the Happy Birthday! phrase to the cover of the card (see Main Photo).
Fine Arts: Visual Arts
Standard 1: Understanding and Applying Media, Techniques and Processes
- K-4 - Students use different media, techniques and processes to communicate ideas, experiences and stories.
- 5-8 - Students intentionally take advantage of the qualities and characteristics of art media, techniques and processes to enhance communication of their experiences and ideas.
Standard 3: Choosing and Evaluating a Range of Subject Matter, Symbols and Ideas
- K-4 - Students select and use subject matter, symbols and ideas to communicate meaning.
- 5-8 - Students integrate visual, spatial and temporal concepts with content to communicate intended meaning in their artworks.