How to make an easy Mother's Day card

Show Mom how much you love her with this supersized Mother's Day card.

By Carol Knowton-Dority

Materials, starting to make your card
Photography by Nancy Falconi
This story was originally titled "I Love You This Much" in the May 2011 issue. Subscribe to Canadian Living today and never miss an issue!

You need:

• 30 x 45 cm (12- x 18-inch) piece white bristol board
• Tissue paper (light pink and dark pink, or desired colours)
• Green construction paper
• Curling ribbon (pink, green and yellow, or desired colours)
• Scissors, pencil and ruler
• Glue stick and invisible tape
• Fine-tip markers (pink, red and green, or desired colours)

Take a look at a larger image of the finished craft.

To make:
Card:

1. Matching short edges, fold bristol board carefully in half. Trim corners to round off. Set aside.

Flower:
2. Cut two 12.5 x 40.5 cm (5- x 16-inch) strips from each shade of tissue paper (four strips total).

3. Place one strip tissue paper flat on work surface. Starting at bottom corner of one long side and working 5 cm (2 inches) at a time, carefully spread glue along edge. Place second strip of tissue paper on top; matching edges. Continue gluing layers together down length of strip. Repeat with remaining strips. All four strips will be glued
together along one long side.

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