How to Make a Flowerpot Card for Mom's Day (Or Any Day!)

by Ben Franklin Crafts

Make a card with a secret message inside to tell Mom how much you love her.

Supplies

  • FREE template download at https://goo.gl/NNiqaJ
  • Scissors: straight and decorative
  • Pencil
  • Small hole paper punch
  • 12 Inches Ribbon
  • Brown cardstock
  • White cardstock
  • Cardstock scraps for fliwers and leaves
  • Flower punch
  • 1" circle punch
  • Glue stick
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Visit our website to download and print our FREE card template. https://goo.gl/NNiqaJ

    Step 2

    Trace and cut flowerpot from brown cardstock, and the insert and small message on white cardstock.

    Step 3

    Fold the flowerpot piece to form a pocket.

    Step 4

    Use decorative scissors to trim edge of flowerpot.

    Step 5

    Use scraps of paper and punches to make flowers and centers. Glue centers to flowers.

    Step 6

    Trace and cut leaves from a scrap of green paper.

    Step 7

    Apply glue stick to top edge of insert.

    Step 8

    Arrange flowers along top of insert, leaving bottom edges free. Slightly bend the petals to add dimension.

    Step 9

    Glue leaves in place as desired.

    Step 10

    Place insert inside flowerpot. The bottoms of the flowers will overlap the edge of the pot.

    Step 11

    Punch hole on small message and thread ribbon through the hole. Tie ribbon around upper portion of flowerpot to hold it together.

    Step 12

    Have fun making your card. You can mix and match colors and sentiments for birthdays and get well cards, too. Share a photo of your creation on our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/benfranklincraftswi.