Be honest, you’ve been taking Mommy for granted… not helping as much as you could?
I thought so… well, me too!
But don’t worry, there’s a way of giving Mommy the treats and affection she deserves when she wants it… they’re called Mommy coupons, and they make the perfect Mothers Day card.
Step by step guide
Mommy coupons are very easy to make, you should have no problem following the tutorial below.
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That’s enough chat, let’s start…
STEP 1: Using a compass, draw two concentric circles, on the BACK of some gold card.
STEP 2: Draw a zigzag between the two circles.
STEP 3: Cut along the zigzag line to make the medallion.
STEP 4: Draw a small picture (something that ties in with the reward) on white paper and cut it out.
STEP 5: Glue the picture onto the center of the medallion.
STEP 6: Now use a marker to write “Mommy Rewards” around the edge of the medallion.
STEP 7: Cut a rectangle 94mm x 152mm from coloured card.
STEP 8: Use the marker to draw a frame around the edge.
STEP 9: Glue the medallion onto the top of the card.
STEP 10: To finish off, use the marker to write the reward details underneath.
- A4 card (210gsm)
- Pencil and ruler
- Colouring pens or crayons
- That’s all!
What will I learn?
1) How to exercise your imagination… a big part of the the challenge is coming up with creative reward ideas.
2) Wonky hand drawn type can look better than type printed from a computer.
3) Coloured and metallic card are very useful resources… sometimes you just don’t want to colour in large areas with paints or pens!
Give it your own twist
You can make the cards from whatever materials you have available, even if it’s just paper and pens… so there’s no excuses not to treat Mommy!
Thank you Workman
This project was first published in my book, Made by Dad: 67 blueprints for making cool stuff… my lovely publisher Workman has made it available online for free, so a big thank you to them.