How to make a fun and easy Father’s Day DIY Card using your lettering! Complete with a FREE Father’s Day Calligraphy worksheet for you to practice!
FUN AND EASY FATHER’S DAY
At the beginning of the month, I shared with you a Mother’s Day Calligraphy Tutorial with a FREE Calligraphy Practice Worksheet. If you haven’t seen it or gotten the worksheet, make sure you get access to my Resource Library here or by filling out the form at the end of this blog post. Since I created the worksheet, I wanted to give you some time to practice! Now I’m going to show you how you can create this fun and easy Father’s Day DIY Card.
This step-by-step video tutorial shows you how to create your own Father’s Day DIY Card!
I’m excited to show you how to create a Father’s Day DIY Card! This post may contain some affiliate links for your convenience (which means if you purchase after clicking a link I will earn a small commission, but it won’t cost you a penny more)! Read my full disclosure policy here.
MATERIALS FOR FATHER’S DAY DIY CARD
- Blue Cardstock Measuring 10 x 7in and folded in half (A7 = 5 x 7in)
- White Cardstock measuring 4 x 6 in
- Monoline pen. I’m using a Tombow MONO drawing pen 03
- Adhesive. I like this Tombow MONO Permanent Adhesive.
- My Father’s Day Calligraphy Practice Worksheet (available in my free resource library—get the password at the bottom of this post)
- Optional: Desktop Vaccum
FATHER’S DAY DIY CARD STEP-BY-STEP TUTORIAL
STEP 1: MEASURE AND CUT YOUR CARDSTOCK
I did this beforehand. If you have a full cardstock, cut one piece 10×7 in and another one 6×4 in.
STEP 2: LETTERING AND DRAWING
Let’s start lettering and drawing! I made a pencil sketch first of the ribbon and the lettering to make sure it was centered. First, I created the banner to make sure it was centered on the cardstock. Then, I lettered the Happy Father’s Day around and inside the banner.
Last, I went over the pencil sketch with my Tombow MONO Drawing Pen.
To add more details and fun to the piece I drew a frame around the border of the design.
Watch my step-by-step video for directions!
STEP 3; ADHERE THE 2 PIECES OF CARDSTOCK TOGETHER.
Put permanent adhesive around the edges of the white cardstock and adhere it to the blue cardstock.
STEP 4: ADD EMBELLISHMENTS
If you like to keep the card simple, you don’t have to do anything else.
But after I put the card together, I decided to add more embellishments to make it more fun.
Is this your first time doing calligraphy? If so, check my Faux Calligraphy Tutorials to make sure you start learning the right way:
- Faux Calligraphy Tutorials: Lowercase letters, Uppercase letters, and numbers. These tutorial include videos and Free Practice worksheets to help you get started.
You can have access to all my FREE worksheets and printables from my Resource Library by filling the form at the end of this blog post.
You’re almost done! The only thing left is to write a beautiful sentiment on the inside of the card and give it to that unique human who holds this amazing title: Father!
There is nothing more thoughtful than a handmade card for a loved one. I hope you find this Father’s Day DIY tutorial helpful and get some inspiration to create a card today!
I’d love to see your Father’s Day DIY Cards! Use any of these hashtags #vialdesigns #vialdesigns_blog and tag me on @VialDesigns (on Instagram) or @VialDesignsStudio on (Facebook) so I can see your work.
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