How To Make A Happy Valentine’s Day Frog Card


Posted on 12th February 2018 by Jennifer Squire
Filed under All Papercraft Tutorials, Seasonal Crafts, Valentines Day Crafts

Jennifer Squire has done a guest blog for you all on how to make a Valentine's Day Frog.

Card used for the Frog:

Card used for the Background:

First of all sketch out your frog or you can print off a frog image.

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When you have your design you trace around on tracing paper all the individual components.  Then you transfer the individual components to your coloured card.

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You then cut out the base of your frog on your preferred coloured card using a scalpel.  I used Papermilldirects Pastel Ivory Plain Card 160gsm for the base of the frog. You repeat this process with all of the pieces changing the coloured card when desired

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Then it comes to assembly.  Build up your frog with the base first, then the green and the blue cut out strip.  

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I traced around the blue first onto yellow card and free hand cut out the spikes before sticking it down.

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When doing the eyes I used a compass to do my big and small circles. The big one was 12mm and the small one was 10mm.

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Once all the pieces are stuck on you can add the features of the frog with a very fine black pen. I used 00 fine liner.  Make sure all gaps are cut out as shown in your design.

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Then you have your finished frog. Add it to the background of your choice

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Happy Frog love to you all on Valentine’s day.

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If you would like to see more of Jennifer's work check out her Instagram where she has lots of colourful creations!

Tagged: frog, Valentines Day, valentines day crafts

1 thought on “How To Make A Happy Valentine’s Day Frog Card”

Rachael Tyndall

12th February 2018 at 6:34 pm

What lovely frogs!

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