Homemade Christening Cards

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Homemade Christening Cards
It can be more meaningful to give your loved ones a handmade christening card, instead of one that is pre-made. (Cross image by Pavel Klimenko from Fotolia.com)

A baby's christening is an important event for the entire family, and should be celebrated as such. If you are going to give a family a christening card, you may be tempted to purchase a pre-made card from a supermarket or card store. However, these cards can often be generic and may not express the depth of your feeling. One alternative is to create a handmade christening card using craft materials and art supplies.

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Things you need

  • Printer paper
  • Coloured pencils
  • Construction paper
  • Craft glue
  • Gold glitter glue
  • Gold sequins
  • Envelope

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  1. 1

    Fold a sheet of printing paper in half.

  2. 2

    Cut out a cross from yellow or gold construction paper.

  3. 3

    Glue the cross onto the front of the card using craft glue.

  4. 4

    Trace around the perimeter of the cross with gold glitter glue.

  5. 5

    Squeeze dollops of gold glitter glue inside the cross, and press gold sequins onto the dollops.

  6. 6

    Allow the glue to dry completely.

  7. 7

    Write a personal message inside the card with coloured pencils, and insert it into an envelope in order to deliver it.

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