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Rainy Day Card | Mixed Media

By Pattie

Difficulty Level Intermediate
Rainy Day Card | Hobbyideas
Give this fun card to a friend to brighten their rainy day! The umbrella will magically unfold when they open the card, to bring a smile to their face.
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how to do it yourself

STEP 1
Rainy Day Card - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

Gather several colors of blue scrapbook paper, heavy wire, thread, scissors, hole punch and tape.

STEP 2
Rainy Day Card - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

Cut card to size; 8 x 12”.
Fold in half.

STEP 3
Rainy Day Card - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

Cut thinner paper to size; 4” x 8”.

STEP 4
Rainy Day Card - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

Fold paper into ½” pleats, lengthwise.
Fold pleated paper in half to crease.

STEP 5
Rainy Day Card - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

Squeeze glue along one edge of pleated paper.

STEP 6
Rainy Day Card - Step 6 | Hobbyideas

Join ends of together to create a fan/umbrella.
Let dry.

STEP 7
Rainy Day Card - Step 7 | Hobbyideas

Glue umbrella to inside of card, placing the center of the umbrella in the center of the card, toward the top edge.

STEP 8
Rainy Day Card - Step 8 | Hobbyideas

Draw a figure with markers, holding umbrella handle.
Cut out the figure with scissors.

STEP 9
Rainy Day Card - Step 9 | Hobbyideas

Apply glue to back of cut-out.

STEP 10
Rainy Day Card - Step 10 | Hobbyideas

Place figure under umbrella with handle placed in the center of the card.

STEP 11
Rainy Day Card - Step 11 | Hobbyideas

Print with computer, or write poem on white paper.
Cut out and glue inside card.

STEP 12
Rainy Day Card - Step 12 | Hobbyideas

Cut numerous raindrops from blue scrapbook papers.

STEP 13
Rainy Day Card - Step 13 | Hobbyideas

Glue raindrops to the inside pages of the card, avoiding area beneath the umbrella.

STEP 14
Rainy Day Card - Step 14 | Hobbyideas

Glue raindrops to front of the card.

STEP 15
Rainy Day Card - Step 15 | Hobbyideas

Let card dry completely.

STEP 16
Rainy Day Card - Step 16 | Hobbyideas

STEP 17
Rainy Day Card - Step 17 | Hobbyideas

you will need

Fevicol MR, Crayola Gel Washable Markers, Scrapbook Paper, Scissors, Ruler

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