Gift-Wrapped Greetings!

Gift-Wrapped Greetings! craft

Delight someone with a handmade card that opens like a present! This card is an all-in-one gift to celebrate any occasion.

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    There are many ways to make unique cards. Here is how for make one that looks like a wrapped gift.

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    Cut watercolor paper into a card. Use Crayola Twistables® Crayons to draw interesting shapes on the outside.

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    Cover your craft area with newspaper. With Crayola Hassle Free Watercolors, cover your design in colorful hues. To make lighter colors, just add a little water. The crayon will resist the paint and "pop" from the background! Air-dry your card.

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    Fold the card. Start wrapping ribbon with one end inside the card. Wrap the ribbon around the back and into the front. Glue the ribbon in place.

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    Cut and fold another piece of paper to fit inside the card to cover the ribbon ends. Glue the paper in place. Air-dry the glue.

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    Cut a paper gift tag. Write your birthday message on the tag and inside the card with crayons. If you like, embellish the message and gift tag with watercolors as well. Air-dry the paint.

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    Cut another ribbon long enough to wrap around the entire card in the other direction and to make a bow. Glue the ribbon to the front and back of card. Air-dry the glue.

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    Punch a hole in the end of the tag. Thread it on the ribbon. Tie the ribbon into a bow. Your Gift-Wrapped Greeting is ready to surprise someone!