Monday, June 21, 2010

Uncle Sam Punch Art


Here is a card I made last year for Fourth of July and thought you would like to directions on how to recreate this card. Uncle Sam Punches Required: 1 ¼ inch circle, ¼ inch circle, Scallop circle, Word Window, Small Star and Large tag.


Card (cut pieces before assembling):
- Cut white cardstock at 4 ¼ x 11 scored at 5 ½.
- Cut blue cardstock at 4 x 5 ¼ (embossed) and 1 ¾ x 2 ¾.
- Cut red cardstock at 2 ¼ x 4 ¼, 2 ¼ x 4 ¼ and 2 x 3.
- Cut star pattern paper at 2 x 4 ¼ and 2 x 4.

Punch Pieces:
- Using white cardstock punch the following: one scallop circle (beard) and one large tag (hat).
- Using red cardstock punch one large tag (strips on his hat).
- Using blue cardstock punch one word window (rim of his hat).
- Using cream cardstock punch one 1 ¼ inch circle (face) and ¼ inch circle (nose).
- Using yellow cardstock punch two small stars.

Assemble the Uncle Sam:
- Attach the head to the beard.
- Attach the nose to the face.
- Attach the hat band to the face.
- Attach the red strips to the large white tag for the top hat. Attach to the hat brim.
- Attach the yellow star to the hat brim.
- Attach the eyes.

Assemble the card:
1. Adhere blue embossed cardstock to base of white card.
2. Adhere the 2 x 4 ¼ pattern paper to the 2 ¼ x 4 ¼ red cardstock. Tie yellow ribbon around piece. Adhere to the front of the base card.
3. Adhere the 2 x 4 pattern paper to the 2 ¼ x 4 ¼ red cardstock. Adhere to the front of the base card.
4. Adhere the blue cardstock 1 ¾ x 2 ¾ to the 2 x 3 red cardstock. Adhere to the front of the base card.
5. Adhere Uncle Sam with dimensionals.

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