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Handmade greeting cards for Rakshabandhan, can be fun and exciting to make. A lovely two in one way to give a card for Rakshabandhan along with a fancy handmade card. A double whammy for someone to receive this card and rakhi that are so well made and co ordinated.
Take blue and violet coloured batik textured handmade paper.
Measure and cut in into a size measuring 7” x 14”.
Stick the cards together using Fevicol MR, fold it into half to make a card.
Draw a floral design on the paper and trace the same on the card using white carbon paper.
Outline the design with Fevicryl 3D Outliner Glitter – Black 415. Leave it to dry.
Take a strip from the violet handmade paper measuring 1”x 7” in size. Using a single punch tool make two holes at the extreme ends.
Write a message on the strip that says,” HAPPY RAKSHABANDHAN” using Fevicryl 3D Cone Outliner – White 707. Leave it to dry.
Take a silver ribbon and insert it through the punched holes on the strip for fastening later on the card.
To make the rakhi, take textured handmade paper and cut triangles that measure 3”x 3”x 4” using a pair of scissors.
Blend the edges of one side of the triangle with Artistry Ink - Ocean Reef and the other side with Groovy Grapes.
Stick two adjacent corners of all the 4 petals towards the centre using Fevicol MR. Please refer to the image
Stick a white pearl in the centre of the flower using Fevicol MR.
Stick the ready rakhi on the white lace using Fevicol MR.
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