12 Days of HoliDIY: Scratch off cards

This season, add a personal touch and some quirky creative flair to your Christmas cards. These nifty festive ‘scratchie’ cards will add another little surprise to Christmas Day gift opening.

What you’ll need:

A4 cardboard paper
Gold acrylic paint
Dishwashing liquid
Clear contact paper
Scissors / Cutting knife
A pen
Card templates (black branchescolourful branchesblack snowflakescolourful snowflakes)

Step 1:

Download and print the Christmas card printables and cut them out with your scissors.

Step 2:

Write your gift or special message in the centre of the card.

Step 3:

Prepare your mixture with 2 parts acrylic paint to every 1 part dishwashing liquid. Stir gently so you don't make any bubbles.

Step 4:

Start painting a circle over the Christmas ornament round . You will probably need to do two or three layers to cover the writing. Let it dry.

You're done!

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