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Napkin card – your craft

Welcome to our weekly column where readers share their craft projects. If you’ve made something easy, yet original and fabulous, send us a list of materials, a note of your steps and two or three finished product shots (at least 2oB in size, if digital) and you could win a prize pack of products from Stampin’ Up!, valued at $100. Don’t forget to include a few words about yourself too!

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You’ll need:

  • 30cm x 15.5cm dark green card plus extra

  • Glue

  • 1 patterned paper napkin

  • White card

  • Scissors or craft knife

  • 2 sheets of newsprint

  • Cling film

  • Iron

  • Padded tape

  • Sentiment sticker (eg Happy birthday)

  1. Fold green card in half and put aside.2. Glue napkin to white card and cut to 16cm x 16cm. 3. Lay the card on a sheet of newsprint paper to protect your work surface.4. Lay cling film over the card with an overhang of 4cm.5. Separate the layers of your napkin so 1 ply, then lay it on cling film, making sure you have an overhang of 4cm.6. Lay a sheet of newsprint over the top of your napkin to protect it, and iron over the newsprint on a medium heat for 30 to 40 seconds. Check the cling film has melted and the serviette has adhered – if it hasn’t, repeat the process.7. Trim off the excess napkin and cling film and glue the napkin card to the green card.8. Repeat steps 1 to 11 to get a smaller version.9. Put padded tape on the back of the small square and glue it to the card. Add a sentiment to the small square to complete your card.

Sent in by Kathryn Tyrrell

Tip

If you have trouble separating the napkin layers, stick a small piece of tape on the back of the serviette, keep one end stuck to your finger and use it to pull the layers apart

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