Card Making

Arts, Crafts, & Hobbies

Level: 1


  • How are the following supplies used in card making?
    • card stock
    • felt pens
    • scissors (regular and decorative)
    • embellishments
    • rubber stamps
    • water pencils & crayons
    • ink pads
    • punches
  • Describe how at least three different kinds of paper are used in card making, such as glossy card stock, corrugated paper, mulberry paper, vellum, or gift wrap.
  • Describe four methods of coloring in a stamped image and emonstrate at least two of them.
  • Name four different types of ink pads and describe how they are used. Demonstrate proficiency in using at least two of them in a practice project.
  • What is meant by the term monochromatic?
  • What is sponging, and how do you use it in card making?
  • What is dry embossing and what tools do you need for this technique?
  • Demonstrate proper care and cleaning of rubber stamps and storing of ink pads.
  • Describe and demonstrate how to use at least two of the following in a practice project.
    • foam dots (also squares, hexagons, etc.)
    • foam tape
    • double sided tape
    • tape runners
    • zots
  • List at least five reasons for making cards.
  • Make cards to fulfill three of the reasons discovered in requirement 10. During your card creation, demonstrate at least three of the following techniques:
    • Monochromatic style
    • sponging
    • two types of coloring in a stamped image
    • a card using at least two types of paper
    • a card using embellishments, foam tape/dots, or other supplies mentioned in requirement 5.
    • a card using a method of your choice
  • Do the following:
    • Display your cards at a Pathfinder, AY, youth group, or similar event.
    • Give at least one of your cards to someone else as part of a missions, share your faith, or similar outreach/caring event
  • Read the following passages (preferably with a group/unit) and discuss the similarities / differences between these letter greetings and modern day greeting cards.
    • 1 Corinthians 15:58
    • Ephesians 6:21
    • Philippians 4:1
    • James 1:16, 19
    • Philemon 1:1

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