Window Heart Card

Lesson #1835

Create textured holiday cards.

Grade Level:

Use patterned paper or create original patterns for Valentine's Day, Mother's Day or Father's Day cards.

16812-XL-Ellison SureCut Die Set - Greeting Cards #2 (4 Die Set) - XL 17769-XL-Ellison SureCut Die Set - Envelopes #1 (4 Die Set) - XL A10644-Sizzix Bigz Die - Hearts, 4-Up

Supplies Used: Black Inkpad, Cardstock, Chalk, Colored Pencils, Colored Pens, Double-Sided Tape, Glue, Rubber Stamps, Scissors, Silver Metallic Paper, Silver Pen, Stickers

The teacher will die-cut the materials for student use prior to the lesson.

  1. Use chalk, colored pens, colored pencils, or paint to decorate cardstock or construction paper.
  2. If using paint, allow paper to dry and die-cut Window Card #3.
  3. Fold Card on perforation line (Figure A).
  4. Cut strips of silver metallic paper (or use stickers) and adhere around window opening of card (Figure B).
  5. Alternately, use a silver metallic pen to make a border around window opening.
  6. Using rubber stamps and a black inkpad, create patterns on a 6" x 6" sheet of cardstock or construction paper. Use a Brayer Roller or any roller stamp if available (Figure C).
  7. Allow paper to dry and die-cut a Heart.
  8. Adhere Heart to square sheet of white paper (Figure D).
  9. Adhere Heart to inside back of card, allowing Heart to show through opening (see Main Photo).

Optional: Die-cut Envelope A6 to accompany the card. Fold on perforation lines and adhere with double-sided tape.

  • Figure A

  • Figure B

  • Figure C

  • Figure D

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