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Easy DIY Father’s Day Card with Minimal Supplies

Happy Friday, all! This Sunday is Father’s Day here in the United States so I thought I would make another minimal supplies card. I made one for last year too. I stayed with inexpensive watercolor paints and created rows of hearts.

To create the perfectly spaced hearts, I used a piece of paper for a template. I folded the paper and cut hearts out of it. Be sure to watch the video below to see how it was done.

After penciling in the hearts onto the watercolor paper, I watercolored around the shapes. Then I wrote “Happy Dad’s Day” over the hearts in a black pen. Super simple and easy. :)

You could modify this card design to many other occasions. I think it would be fun to have rows of balloons and have it say “Happy B-Day!”

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25 Comments

  • Reply Shauna Todd June 16, 2017 at 12:19 pm

    How clever!! I love it!

  • Reply Kristie Maynard June 16, 2017 at 1:09 pm

    Love this quick and simple card. Thanks for another fantastic video.

  • Reply Maggie B June 16, 2017 at 1:21 pm

    Hi Kristina ~ Such a clever way to do the heart spacing….never would have dawned on me to do this! Thanks so much for sharing another wonderful technique and card style. Have a fabulous weekend! ~HUGS~
    #kindnessmatters

  • Reply Cindy C. June 16, 2017 at 1:27 pm

    How delightful!!

  • Reply Sherry W June 16, 2017 at 1:33 pm

    What a great design….looks easy to do and easy to modify for the occasion. I’ll be doing a “Thanks” card very soon.

  • Reply terrie rodrigue June 16, 2017 at 1:33 pm

    I like this technique and I’ll have to give it a try…thank you Kristina for sharing it…

  • Reply Marcie Lovett June 16, 2017 at 2:13 pm

    That was fun, Kristina! Looks easy enough to use for different occasions. I think I’ll try using a paper punch to make the shapes and see how it works.

  • Reply Rosy Newlun June 16, 2017 at 2:23 pm

    Simple, colorful (I love soft cool colors), and packs a punch!

  • Reply Loly Borda June 16, 2017 at 3:30 pm

    Love your card Kristina, such a simple and beautiful design! TFS

  • Reply Paula Evans June 16, 2017 at 3:59 pm

    Great card!

  • Reply Candy Mills June 16, 2017 at 4:52 pm

    Amazing! So simple but so lovely!!

  • Reply Sigma June 16, 2017 at 5:11 pm

    How smart!
    I love it <3

  • Reply Jo June 16, 2017 at 5:51 pm

    Kristina this is a gorgeous yet simple card! Love your handwriting so much girl! Really love how you did the lettering and you make it so simple, yet when I try… I fail! Go figure! Thank you for inspiring me and love how you did the template of hearts! Going to bookmark this video so I can try it!
    Have a wonderful weekend!
    Hugs,
    Jo

  • Reply Cynthia Johnson June 16, 2017 at 11:21 pm

    Who says you have to have a bunch of money to make a cute card for your Dad? I know anyone’s father would love to get this card. Of course the lettering would be tragic if I did it, but the rest I know I could do! I love it.

  • Reply Birgit June 17, 2017 at 2:59 am

    So pretty! Love your card!

    best wishes,
    Birgit

  • Reply Shirley June 17, 2017 at 3:43 am

    Great card, love it!

  • Reply tamarie bitgood June 17, 2017 at 5:48 am

    Another beautiful card!

  • Reply Teresa Doyle June 17, 2017 at 6:23 am

    I love this!

  • Reply Katy June 17, 2017 at 8:29 am

    Wow, you how do you think of these wonderful ideas! This is a fantastic card. Thanks for sharing and stay blessed!❤️

  • Reply Sue Washburne June 17, 2017 at 9:20 am

    Love it! Thanks for sharing!

  • Reply Maureen Reiss June 17, 2017 at 1:35 pm

    Awesome card!! I love how you stretched the writing!!!

  • Reply Celeste Goff June 17, 2017 at 4:41 pm

    What a fabulous card Kristina! Love the hearts and how creative it is!

  • Reply jenn in GA June 17, 2017 at 6:01 pm

    this is wonderful! the heart template is fantastic–this would be great to use for almost any occasion where you want to send your love!

  • Reply Debbie Selby June 18, 2017 at 9:48 am

    Great Video. Lettering is really my Achilles heel, but I feel like I could try again using this card as a template. Thanks so much.

  • Reply Linda Duensing June 18, 2017 at 12:38 pm

    Great card and so easy. Thanks for sharing.

    Linda D.

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