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Great Father's Day idea or card or book for a male's birthday
This is so adorable - it can be made as either a card or a book.

Posted by RedDeb from California, Maryland, United States • Published See RedDeb's 7 projects »
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  • How to make a shaped card. Shirt Book Or Card - Step 1
    Step 1

    First fold your piece of 8-1/2 by 11 inch piece of lightweight scrapbook paper in half lengthwise. Unfold and fold each side into the middle as shown.

  • How to make a shaped card. Shirt Book Or Card - Step 2
    Step 2

    Open it back up and fold the top corner of each side to the center line.

  • How to make a shaped card. Shirt Book Or Card - Step 3
    Step 3

    Fold the two side back in.

  • How to make a shaped card. Shirt Book Or Card - Step 4
    Step 4

    Take the inside corner and take it out to meet the outside edge, making sure that the edge lines up as square as possible. Repeat on the other side.

  • How to make a shaped card. Shirt Book Or Card - Step 5
    Step 5

    Fold it over and crease it to lay flat.

  • How to make a shaped card. Shirt Book Or Card - Step 6
    Step 6

    Turn the whole book/card over. Fold up a small amount, approximately 1/2 inch on the bottom.

  • How to make a shaped card. Shirt Book Or Card - Step 7
    Step 7

    Flip it back over again. Take the bottom corner and fold it to the center. You will be creating a triangle shape that is about 5 inches long. Do this on both sides of the shirt.

  • How to make a shaped card. Shirt Book Or Card - Step 8
    Step 8

    Almost done. Now turn it over once again and fold the bottom part up into the collar of the shirt.

  • How to make a shaped card. Shirt Book Or Card - Step 9
    Step 9

    You can either add one piece of paper to the back to create a card or a little book of several pages held together with a brad.

  • How to make a shaped card. Shirt Book Or Card - Step 10
    Step 10

    Embellish by gluing a few buttons to the front.

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