DIY How To Make Thanksgiving Card In Kurumie Style
- DIY Craft
- 16 October 2016
Some fantabulous bloggers have gone together to do a Fantabulous Thanksgiving Favorites Linky Party!
The hosts of this blog hop have their posts linked up to the beginning of the linky at the bottom of this post. You can link up your own Thanksgiving posts below, and we will pin many of them to our Pintabulous Mom's Thankgiving Favorites Pinterest Board.
Do you ever think to make a Thanksgiving card in a different style? I am! I like to try a new style, and here I applied kurumie in my Thanksgiving card. Do you know what is kurumie? Kurumie is a Japanese craft, it is wrapping sponge (foam) with washi paper or Japanese fabric. The result is very stunning as you can see in the picture below. On this post, I will give you step by step making Thanksgiving card in kurumie style.
Prepare for the materials as shown in the picture above. From upper left: two sheets of washi paper in orange based color to create the pumpkin, white cardboard with embossed border as the pumpkin base, green washi paper to create the leaves, and the last is the most import material: sponge or foam sheet attached to a cardboard, you can buy this at Japanese craft store or make it your own, by attaching a foam sheet on a cardboard using glue.
Note: I use cutting mat in centimeter blocks, you may use the cutting mat as size references.
Draw the pattern on the backside of cardboard (the one with the foam sheet).
Cut the cardboard as the pattern (see image above)
Then cut the washi paper as the form of the foam sheet as you can see in the picture above. You see here, the foam sheet is right next to the bad side of the washi paper.
Attach the excessive side of washi paper to the cardboard with glue. The result is shown in the picture above.
Now, arrange the pumpkin parts on the white cardboard and glue them together to shape a pumpkin. Your kurumie is ready to use as a thanksgiving card. I add orange and black cardboard behind the white-embossed cardboard to give it a more interesting look.
Go see these amazing posts from the bloggers that have hosted this Fantabulous Thanksgiving Favorites Party:
- My Favorite Thanksgiving Dessert: French Apple Pie from Creative K Kids
- Thanksgiving Card from Maria Magdalena Living Ideas
- DIY No Sew Thanksgiving Pillow from My Live Abundant
- Creamy Pumpkin Penne from The Southern Fried Bride
- Grateful Thankful Blessed Thanksgiving Printable from By Trish Sutton
You can also follow our Pintabulous Mom's Thanksgiving Pinterest Board HERE to see all the posts that are linked up below plus some other great Thanksgiving posts that we find!
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