Saturday, April 4, 2009

Art Lesson No. 4 - DIY Fine Art Note Cards


'Goodbye Winter'. Detail.
'Goodbye Winter'.  Fine Art Photo Card.  $4.99
Available online at urartist.etsy.com

Are you an avid photographer with stacks of prints mounting up?  With few easy steps, you can transform your pile into fine art notecards.

What you need:

- cardstock (colored or plain)
- plain white paper (optional)
- photo corners (you can get these at craft stores in scrapbooking section)
- glue
- scissors/ rotary cutter
- envelopes (to fit your card)

What to do:

1.  Select a good quality photo from your pile.
2.  Pick either a complementary of contrasting colored cardstock.
3.  Fold the cardstock in two
4.  Glue 4 photo corners in the cardstock.
5.  Place the photo within the photocorners

Now you're ready to write a message in your beautiful handcrafted fine art notecard.  Don't forget the stamp.

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