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Easy Thank You Cards

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Try making a printing stamp to make a big batch of cards easily. We made star Thank You cards. However, you could also use this method to make a large number of Christmas cards or party invitations.
You can also keep your printing plate to make another batch of homemade cards for another occasion.



Silver star greeting card, invitation, Christmas card
Quick and easy way to make a big batch of homemade cards


Time: 15 minutes
Age: Any Age
Level: Easy

Materials
Foam craft sheet or piece of polystyrene food tray
Pen or pencil with pointed tip, or skewer
White PVA glue
Block of wood/plastic or piece of thick cardboard.
Paint roller
Blank cards
Paint



Silver star greeting card, invitation, Christmas card
We used a piece of craft foam sheet


Method
Cut a piece of foam sheet or polystyrene food tray the same size as you want your print to be.
Score a design in the foam or polystyrene with the pen. You want to press quite heavily to score a decent indent in the foam. You can try drawing a simple picture. However, random dots and squiggles also look great when printed. We drew a star and added some extra wiggles and spots.



DIY rubber stamp, foam stamp, printing techniques
Score the design in with a pointed pen, pencil or skewer


Glue the foam piece to the block with PVA glue.



DIY rubber stamp, foam stamp, printing techniques
Foam glued to an offcut of flat wood


When dry, brush a thin later of paint over the foam and go over it with the roller. You want to try to get a thin but even coverage.



DIY rubber stamp, foam stamp, printing techniques
A roller helps to get an even thin layer


Press the printing block onto a blank card and lift off carefully.



Silver star greeting card, invitation, Christmas card


Repeat by rollering on another thin layer of paint and printing onto a new card.



Silver star greeting card, invitation, Christmas card
We made some on different colours of card


Categories
#Any age
#Easy
#Greeting card
#Christmas card
#Card
#Birthday card
#Thank you card
#Invitation
#Printing
#Quick
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