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A quick and easy way to create tear away business cards.
A clever business card with a wax seal closure. Why buy business cards when you could make your own and make so much more of an impression?

Posted by bunneahmunkeah Published See bunneahmunkeah's 10 projects »
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  • How to make a business card. Elegant Business Cards - Step 1
    Step 1

    First you design your cards, you can use any search engine to come up with clever ideas for your cards. I decided to create cards that would have a central card with two tear away cards attached to it for a fun interactive design.

  • How to make a business card. Elegant Business Cards - Step 2
    Step 2

    Print a full sheet of your cards out.

  • How to make a business card. Elegant Business Cards - Step 3
    Step 3

    Take your sewing machine and without any thread sew anywhere you want your perforations. In this case I only have to sew two lines down my pages to create the three column design I was trying to achieve.

  • How to make a business card. Elegant Business Cards - Step 4
    Step 4

    Nect I cut the cards apart and pre folded them on the perforations.

    The next step works best if you use a heavy object to hold the bussiness cards closed and of course mark where the center is on the top flap.

  • How to make a business card. Elegant Business Cards - Step 5
    Step 5

    Light your wax a flame and carefully drip about a dime to nickle work of wax on your desired location.

  • How to make a business card. Elegant Business Cards - Step 6
    Step 6

    If the last step didn't provide a clean circle or oval shape it's best to use the wax stick to even out the seal area.

  • How to make a business card. Elegant Business Cards - Step 7
    Step 7

    Set your seal into the wax while still hot and hold in place for a few seconds. Next gently wiggle your seal free.

    To insure a clean stamp and release every time it is best to lightly pad the seal on a damp napkin between seals.

  • How to make a business card. Elegant Business Cards - Step 8
    Step 8

    Ta da! You now have elegant business cards to share with the world!

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OverlordSayo
OverlordSayo · Fussa, Tokyo, JP
Oh my god.... this is freaking amazing! Kudos on the creativeness on it all, the final product definitely makes a great impression.
bunneahmunkeah
bunneahmunkeah · 11 projects
Thanks! I'm pretty proud of them, but even more so of my new business card tickets. Sneak peek here:
http://i1219.photobucket.com/albums/dd432/Bunneahmunkeah/graphics/businesstickets_zpsdea27e9c.jpg
These ones are a tad more tricky to get right but very much worth the effort when you have a full strand of rainbow tickets to tear apart and hand out.
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