We made this fun shirt and tie card last year at a play group, so I have no idea who to give the credit to for the idea! But it's a very quick and easy Father's Day card--perfect if you're last minute like me.
What you'll need:
*Solid color paper cut to 4" x 12"
*Coordinating paper for the tie
*The tie template offered here (see special printing instructions below)
*2 small buttons (try raiding your "extra button" collection)
1. Fold your 4"x12" paper in half for the card.
2. Click on the tie template above. Go to File, Print Preview in your browser's menu. Go to where it says "Scale" on the menu bar of the Print Preview screen and select 50%. Click Print. (This should work for most of you, but I'm not positive it will work for everyone--your tie should be about 4 3/4" long when printed correctly). Trace the template onto your coordinating paper and cut it out.
3. Adhere the tie to the center of your card about 1" from the top.
4. Measure 1" down from the top on the top corners of the card. Measure in 3/4" in from each edge at the 1" mark.
5. Cut a notch 1" down and 3/4" in (using your marks) on each top edge.
6. Fold the strip points in at a slight angle so the points meet. They should resemble a shirt collar. Glue down.
7. Glue buttons on bottom points to look like a real shirt collar. What a handsome card!
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