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Extra resources for Handmade Hellos: Fresh Greeting Card Projects from First-Rate Crafters
8 1/2 x 11" sheet of card stock Utility knife, with a fresh blade Cutting mat, or a magazine 1 blank folded card (any size) 1 Drafting tape Light box, or a sunny windowpane 12" sheet of wax paper Hand-embossing tool (see Special Materials by Project, page 140), or a pointed bone folder MODERATE 2 Corner rounder, or a glass to use as a guide for rounding corners (optional) 8 1/2 x 11" sheet of colored, text-weight paper (optional) Scissors Double-sided tape or glue stick (optional) 1 how to: Make your stencil.
2 Draw your silhouettes. 3 Create your text. 4 Assemble your design. 1 1 /16" 1 /16" 2 3 1 /16" Make a black-and-white photocopy of your photos, reducing or enlarging as necessary to fit them into the Oval Frame template provided. In addition, make a photocopy of the Oval Frame and Floral Pattern templates. Place a piece of tracing paper over the photocopied photo of yourself and, with a pencil, trace your profile, including neck and shoulders. Lay your tracing over one of the ovals in the Oval Frame template, positioning the drawing so that it fits nicely into the frame.
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