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Twelve Days of Christmas Card

by Lindsay Law (follow)
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Cutting themed shapes into craft paper is a good way to emphasise a theme. In this case, I cut a pear into Twelve Days of Christmas paper, which echoes the first verse: a partridge in a pear tree.



Twelve Days of Christmas card, pear


Materials
Square card template
Twelve Days of Christmas craft paper
Pencil
Scissors
Glue
Christmas message stamp
Ink pad

Method
First, fold your craft paper in half, then in half again, and then again.



Twelve Days of Christmas card


Unfold, and then refold in an accordion fold.



Twelve Days of Christmas card


Using a light pencil, sketch out a pear shape onto the craft paper.



Twelve Days of Christmas card


Cut out the pear shape, being very careful of the stalk.



Twelve Days of Christmas card



Cutout pear template


Lay out the pear shape across the bottom of the Christmas card.



Cutout pear template



Cutout pear template


Glue the pear shapes down to the card. Wrap it around so one pear folds over on to the inside of the card.



Cutout pear template


Stamp a Christmas message on to the front of the card.

Categories
#Christmas
#Craft
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