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How to Make Lantern Diwali Greeting Card With Irish Fold

| Paper Craft > Card making & Scrapbooking

By Hobby Ideas

Difficulty Level Intermediate

Here is a perfect idea to make a lovely handmade greeting card for your near and dear ones on Diwali. Using basic paper craft techniques making this unique Diwali greeting card and wish your loved ones.

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Diwali Greeting Card with Irish Folds

STEP 1:- Making a lantern card.

How to Make Lantern Diwali Greeting Card With Irish Fold - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

• Take an A3 sized card paper and fold in the centre to make a card.
• Draw a simple design of the lantern on the folded card. Mark and cut the desired shape of lantern using a paper cutter.

STEP 2:- Preparing the strips.

How to Make Lantern Diwali Greeting Card With Irish Fold - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

• Take origami papers (colours of your choice).
• Mark and cut the strips measuring 1” x 3” , 1” x 4” and 1” x 5” in size.
• Fold the strips in the center lengthwise.

STEP 3:- Make the folds

How to Make Lantern Diwali Greeting Card With Irish Fold - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

• Start placing and sticking the folded strips from the rear side of the lantern cutout using Fevicol A+ to get a weaving pattern from the front side of the card.
• Refer to the image.

STEP 4:- Arranging the folds and reinforcing the cut out.

How to Make Lantern Diwali Greeting Card With Irish Fold - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

• Take the golden card paper.
• Mark and cut a small sized rectangle measuring 4 ½” x 5” in size to reinforce the folds of the paper. Stick the rectangle on the folds at the rear.

STEP 5:- Enhancement.

How to Make Lantern Diwali Greeting Card With Irish Fold - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

• Enhance the lantern and the background of the lantern by sticking few orange ornamental stones with Fabric Glue and 3 D Outliner Glitter Gold 401, Red 405.
• Let it dry.
• Write the message for Diwali “Happy Diwali” with 3 d outliner glitter Gold 401.

you will need

Fevicryl 3D Outliner Glitter Gold 401, Red 405, Fevicryl Fabric Glue, Fevicol A+, A3 Sized Golden Card Paper, Pencil, Paper Cutter, Ruler, Ornamental Stones (Orange ,Small), Colourful Origami papers (yellow, red, orange), Scissors.

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