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Suncatcher Heart Card

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Here's a quick and easy idea to make a heart greeting card - perfect for an unusual homemade Valentine's Day card. The heart window in the front of the card is translucent and lets the sun shine through.



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Time: 15 minutes
Age: Any age
Level: Easy

Materials
Translucent sticky back book covering
A4 size sheet card
Glue stick
Flat decoration items (e.g. shiny hearts)
Scissors

Method
Fold the card into 3 sections and open out.



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Fold one of the end flaps back over again, leaving the other end open. Draw a heart on the double piece and cut through both layers. We drew around a heart shaped cookie cutter to get a neat and easy heart shape.



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Cut a piece of sticky back book covering slightly bigger than your cut out shape. Cut a second piece a little bigger (but smaller than your card).



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Peel of the paper and stick flat decoration items on the smaller sticky piece.



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Peel the paper off the larger sticky piece and stick to the decorated piece, sticky side to stick side. You should now have a decorated 'window' with a sitcky border.



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Open up the card and stick the decorated 'window' over the heart shape cut out. The stick border affixes it securely.



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Now glue the top flap over to give a regular shaped card with a see-through heart window in the middle.



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Categories
#Any age
#Easy
#Heart
#Red
#Valentines Day
#Greeting card
#Sticky back plastic
#Book covering
#Contact paper
#Decoration
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