New Year's greetings card in a retro style: a master class in scrapbooking technique

May 21, 2018 21:30 | Scrapbooking

Lovely postcard-souvenirs with ancient Christmas photographs, post stamps and bright decorations will serve both as a card with wishes and original decoration of the room. All three-dimensional details in each version are selected for the color of background materials. Also in each postcard there is a symbolism. Umbrella will save you from adversity and problems. Sweet as a cake, life will surely begin with the new year. Christmas Angel will keep the calm and prudence of the cardholder.

Contents
  • Tools
  • Workpiece
  • Step-by-step instructions
  • Option # 1: Postcard "Girl with an umbrella"
  • Option # 2: "Christmas Angel" card
  • Option # 3: "Sweet life" card

Tools

  1. Ruler
  2. Needle
  3. Scissors stationery
  4. Manicure scissors
  5. Brush
  6. Handle

Blanks

Step-by-step instructions

Option # 1: Postcard "Girl with an umbrella"

Prepare materials:

  1. Printouts: corresponding photo of the girl, 3 stamps, inscription, shaLawn label
  2. thin twine - 30 cm
  3. Openwork tape thickness of 1 cm - 15 cm
  4. Paper napkin in cell reds - 1 pc.
  5. Paper napkin in a cage of blue tones - 1 pc.
  6. Red acrylic threads
  7. Buttons: blue - 1 pc., White - 2 pcs.
  8. Fine gold beads - 5 pcs.
  9. Corrugated board scrap
  10. Sheet of cardboard - 1 pc.
  11. Red paper - ¼ sheet A4
  12. PVA adhesive

Carefully cut out details from the printout along the contours.

Cut out the inscription "Happy New Year!" And a rectangle of corrugated cardboard of the same size. Glue the inscription on the cardboard.

Put the cardboard sheet in half. Place a horizontally folded postcard in front of you, bending upwards. Glue on the right a 10 cm wide strip from the blue napkin to the entire height of the postcard. The left bottom is covered with a piece of red napkin 10 cm high.

Glue a piece of openwork tape on the left side of the blue background.

In the right part of the postcard, glue a black and white photo of a girl with an umbrella.

Paste the photo around the perimeter with a thin twine.

Cut out the umbrella silhouette about 4 cm in height from the red paper.

From the fine twine, tie a small bow. Tie a loop to it, into which a label will be printed for the inscription.

Glue the umbrella on the left side of the postcard, leaving the edges of the figure free. Next, glue the label on the lacing and stamps.

Use a red thread to sew 3 buttons in the bottom left corner of the postcard.

Step back 1 cm from the photo, at the top, sew 5 gold beads threaded on the string.

Stick the sign "Happy New Year!" Above the photo.

Sign the label, indicating from whom the postcard to whom it is intended or words of congratulations.

It is advisable to press the ready card for the night in the corners with heavy books to straighten the cardboard.

Inside the postcard, you can paste a white paper and write a wish.

Option # 2: Christmas Angel card

Prepare materials:

  1. Printouts: corresponding photo of the girl, 3 stamps, lettering, note template
  2. Dark green satin ribbon - 25 cm
  3. Dark green corrugated paper - 10 X 20 cm
  4. Openworktape thickness 1 cm - 15 cm
  5. Buttons: dark green - 1 pc., gray or black - 2 pcs.
  6. Red paper - ¼ sheet A4.
  7. White paper - ¼ sheet A4
  8. Slim shiny lace - 20 cm
  9. Orange acrylic threads
  10. Paper napkin with mottled ornament - 1 pc.
  11. Adhesive PVA
  12. Corrugated board scrap

Gently cut out details from the printout on the contours.

Fold the cardboard sheet in half. Place a horizontally folded postcard in front of you, bending upwards. Glue a strip of 10 cm wide from the dark green corrugated paper to the entire height of the postcard. The left lower part is covered with a piece of napkin with a mottled ornament 10 cm high.

Glue a piece of openwork tape on the left side of the dark green background.

On the right side of the postcard, glue a black and white photo of an angel girl. On the right, paste stamps and a template for the inscription.

From the red paper folded three times, cut out 3 pieces of the sock. From white paper, cut out small details with manicure scissors: peas, socks, snowflakes and a Christmas tree. Glue the white elements on the socks.

Of a thin shiny lace, tie three miniature bow.

Glue the Christmas socks over the place for the inscription. Top the bows above each element. Orange threads sew buttons in the lower left corner of the postcard.

The right side of the card is glued along the perimeter with a thin satin ribbon.

Cut out the silhouette of the angel wings, doubling up a piece of white paper. Glue and on the postcard along the bend line, leaving the edges free.

Cut out the inscription "Happy New Year!" And a rectangle of corrugated cardboard of the same size. Glue the inscription on the cardboard, and then glue the plate over the photo.

At night, place a postcard under the press.

Sign the card on a specially designed template.

Option # 3: Postcard "Sweet Life"

Prepare materials:

  1. Printouts: the corresponding photo of the girl, 3 stamps, the inscription, the note template
  2. Bright paper insert for the mini-drip
  3. Piece of the synthon
  4. Openwork tape 1 cm thick - 15 cm
  5. Papernapkin in yellow peas - 1 pc.
  6. Paper napkin in green peas - 1 pc.
  7. Corrugated cardboard scraps
  8. Adhesive PVA
  9. Pink acrylic threads( tone match depending on the color of the capcake tab)
  10. Pink satin ribbon - 25 cm
  11. Pink paper - ¼ sheet A4
  12. Buttons: yellow - 1 pc., White - 2 pcs.
  13. Finished small light beige rosettes on the legs of the wire - 3 pcs.

Gently cut out details from the printout along the contours.

Cut out the inscription "Happy New Year!" And a rectangle of corrugated cardboard of the same size. Glue the inscription on the cardboard.

Put the cardboard sheet in half. Place a horizontally folded postcard in front of you, bending upwards. Glue on the right a 10 cm wide strip from the yellow napkin to the entire height of the postcard. The left lower part is covered with a piece of green napkin 10 cm high.

Glue a piece of openwork tape on the left side of the yellow background.

Cut a rectangle of pink paper that will be larger than the girl's photo by 1 cm in height and width. Glue the photo in the center of this rectangle.

Glue the photo of the girl on a pink background in the right side of the postcard.

From the same pink paper, cut out 4 identical silhouettes of capkeys.

In the left part of the postcard, glue the stamps, the template for the inscription and the silhouettes of the capcasks. In the lower left corner, sew three buttons with pink thread.

Along the perimeter of the frame, glue or sew fabric rosettes. Beautifully bend the legs of flowers.

Cut the small form for the capcake into 2 pieces.

Glue a large piece of the capcake basket to the card. Put the sintepon inside, which will mimic the creamy cake filling.

Sign the postcard in the lines of the template.

Glue a bulky tablet "Happy New Year!" At the top of the girl's photo.

From a pink satin ribbon, make a bow and sew it in the lower right corner of the New Year's postcard.

Alternatively, you can replace the old photos of girls with a personal black and white photo, then the card can be put on the table as a unique photo frame handmade.

Master Olga Pavlenko