Art for children. Mother`s Day - Unusual Handmade CARD for Mothers

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Art lessons for kids. All children carefully prepare for Mother`s Day: they want to make the holiday special and unforgettable for mums. They find special gifts for their dear mums; very often they make gifts by themselves. So, we advise you to make this unusual craft gift — a lovely handmade CARD. You`ll have much pleasure creating it and your mums will rejoice to get such a beauty.

Unusual Handmade Card for Mothers

Art for children. Mother`s Day - Unusual Handmade CARD for Mothers

What You`ll Need:

1. double-sided colored paper;
2. colored cardboard;
3. toothpick;
4. scissors;
5. ruler;
6. pencil;
7. glue.

Making:

1. To make flowers, take the paper of 4 bright colors and choose for them 4 light tones; e. g., orange — yellow, dark blue — light blue, red — pink, bright lilac — pale lilac.

Art for children. Mother`s Day - Unusual Handmade CARD for Mothers

2. Specially choose the color of the paper for the flower middle — it shouldn`t match the color of the chosen paper.

3. Cut the sheets of dark tones into strips 3,5 cm wide, light paper — into strips 2,5 cm.

4. Fold the strips of the same color together and cut the fringe leaving uncut 5 mm of the opposite edge.

Art for children. Mother`s Day - Unusual Handmade CARD for Mothers

5. Cut the paper for the flower middles into the strips 7 mm wide.

6. Now make the middles. For this wind the strips onto the toothpick, gluing their ends so that they shouldn`t untwist.

Art for children. Mother`s Day - Unusual Handmade CARD for Mothers

7. You can make the flowers of the two kinds. For the first, glue the strip with light fringe to the middle butt its end. Tighten it and glue the end. Glue the strip of the dark color likewise. Using a toothpick untuck the petals in sequence.

Art for children. Mother`s Day - Unusual Handmade CARD for Mothers

Art for children. Mother`s Day - Unusual Handmade CARD for Mothers

Art for children. Mother`s Day - Unusual Handmade CARD for Mothers

Art for children. Mother`s Day - Unusual Handmade CARD for Mothers

Art for children. Mother`s Day - Unusual Handmade CARD for Mothers

For making the flowers of the second type you are to glue the strips of the same color together but of different tones, so that the dark strip can be up, and the light one down. Then you should glue them butt to the middle and fix the ends. Untuck the petals with a toothpick.

Art for children. Mother`s Day - Unusual Handmade CARD for Mothers

Art for children. Mother`s Day - Unusual Handmade CARD for Mothers

8. For leaves, cut bright green paper into strips 10 mm wide. Wind each strip onto the toothpick and let it a bit to untwist. Glue the end and shape a leaf pressing its one side with a thumb and forefinger.

Art for children. Mother`s Day - Unusual Handmade CARD for Mothers

Art for children. Mother`s Day - Unusual Handmade CARD for Mothers

9. With curly scissors cut an oval from colored paper and glue the inscription onto it: Happy Mother`s Day!

10. The flowers should be glued in a circle or an oval, alternating between themselves and decorating with the leaves. The congratulating inscription is glued into the middle.

Art for children. Mother`s Day - Unusual Handmade CARD for Mothers

Your lovely handmade gift is ready.

Comments (1)

I think the card will take much time to make it but it's worth it — the card is beautiful.
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