Pirate ship birthday card
This pirate ship birthday card is just the thing to make for someone special. In fact it's so cute you might not want to give it away.
: 45 minutes
: Over 10s
I have used quite unusual materials that gave interesting textures. However you could easily just use coloured paper or any coloured material/ felt instead.
You could just use coloured paper instead of some of the more unusual materials
Don't worry about the length of the waves - you can trim once they are stuck down
Sticking on the sails
Sails made from ripstop fabric
We found some metal nuts with a nautical looking pattern on them in our tool box which were perfect for port holes
Your pirate ship card is now ready to send!
If you liked making this, you could go wild and make a huge pirate ship for your bedroom wall. This card is a mini version of my son's pirate-themed bedroom. I will post a tutorial of how to make this in a separate article.
You could even make a giant sized version for your bedroom wall
I bought low cost ripstop remnants from Fabrics n Stuff
They are based in UK but ship worldwide at reasonable postage rates.
I bought leather offcuts from a local discount fabric store.
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