How To Make A Santa Card
How To Make A Santa Card 3-D Style!
Here's how to make a Santa card 3-D style with your kids this holiday season. If you love to give cards to your family and friends, and enjoy making these cards yourself, you are going to be pleased to find this step by step card making tutorial. And what better theme to decorate your card with than Santa Claus.
You and your kids can impress those closest to you with a beautiful homemade card. Crafters and DIYer's are talented people who enjoy making and giving out homemade items, so this card project for Christmas is perfect as a seasonal craft idea. Santa is one of the most iconic symbols of Christmas. He shares with everyone, hands out free gifts, and travels with magical reindeer around the world in one night. Everyone I know loves Santa and the generous spirit he shows us.
Santa is pictured as being a jolly, round fellow with a long white beard. He lives in the North Pole with many elves who help Santa make and prepare toys for children and they do this all year long to prepare for the round the world voyage on Christmas Eve.
We can send out e-cards at Christmas time, but which would you rather receive? A techno savvy e-card, or a beautiful homemade card that someone put love and effort into making just for you. I know I would much rather have the homemade card, it would be a gift in itself. Just knowing how much time, thought, and effort went into the making of that DIY card would make this holiday greeting extra special and dearly appreciated.
Yes, anyone can also buy a box of cards in stores but that's not quite the same as the heartwarming feeling you would get by giving and receiving a homemade Christmas card, and this Santa card is fun and easy to make when you follow the step-by-step picture tutorial I've put on this page.
Gather Your Card Making Supplies
Be creative with your kids this Christmas and teach them how to thrill relatives and friends, plus have fun doing so, with this easy Santa card project. Here are the craft supplies you will need to make this homemade Santa Christmas card:
- Card Stock Paper or Cardboard
- Felt or Craft Foam in Red, Black, & Yellow
- 2 Googly Eyes for each Santa card
- Flexible Craft Wire (get the bendable type and you won't need pliers)
- Cotton Balls
- Hot Glue Gun & Glue Sticks (Parents should always handle the hot glue portion of any craft project so the kids don't get burnt.)
Read All The Steps In This Santa Card Making Tutorial Before You Begin The Project
Step One - Fold Your Card Stock
Step Two - Cut The First Part Of Santa's Belt
Step Three - Glue It To Your Card
Step Four - Cut The Next Piece Of Santa's Belt
Step Four - Glue It To Your Card
Step Five - Cut Santa's Belt Buckle
Step Six - More Gluing
Step Seven - Add Santa's Eyes
Step Eight - Red Felt Makes A Perfect Nose For Santa
Step Nine - No Craft Is Finished Until All The Gluing Is Done
Step Ten - Cotton Balls To Make Santa's Beard
Step Eleven - Glue The Cotton Balls Onto Santa's Face
Step Twelve - More Cotton Balls
Step Thirteen - Make Glasses Out Of Flexible Wire
Step Fourteen - Glue The Glasses Onto Your Santa Card
Step Fifteen - Make A Santa Hat
Step Sixteen - Glue Santa's Hat On
Step Seventeen - Finish Up Gluing The Cotton
Step Eighteen - Add One Cotton Ball To The Tip Of Santa's Hat
Step Nineteen - Personalize Your Santa Card With A Special Message
The Finished Homemade Santa Card
Craft Supplies To Make A 3-D Santa Card For Christmas
Felt/Foam - Red, Yellow, Black
Glue - Craft or Hot Glue
Pliers - Optional
Pen - To Write A Personalized Message in Your Homemade Card
Your Santa card project is complete but you still feel like making more homemade cards, don't you? I don't blame you now that you know how super easy it is to craft beautiful holiday cards for your friends and your family. What is more fun around the holidays than creating personalized gifts and cards for those you love, and you get to share this wonderful craft experience with your kids. Have fun making tons of homemade cards and have a wonderful Christmas holiday.