How To: Make a Pin Prick Card

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We've mentioned Yellow Owl Workshop's great paper products before, now founder Christine Schmidt shares an easy and fast way to make a great greeting card impression from her new book Print Workshop: Hand-Printing Techniques and Truly Original Projects.This is simple, speedy and requires minimal supplies. It's perfect for any last minute greeting card need even for those who find themselves creatively challenged!

• template/artwork
• pencil
• blank card stock and envelopes
• cardboard
• pushpin

Step 1: Find a template or artwork or, make your own!
Step 2: Turn over artwork and trace design with pencil
Step 3: Place card face down on cardboard and place artwork (pencil side-up) on card
Step 4: Prick away!

Tip: Try using different sizes of needles and pushpins which can give you various looks

To print out the templates from the cards in the image, find them here.

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