DIY PRINTMAKING TECHNIQUES – #3 POTATO PRINTS PART I

Allgemein, Decor, Gift cards, Paintings, Printmaking

Printmaking is one of the easiest ways to make creative, abstract paintings without being an excellent drawer. I successfully tested two printmaking techniques, linoleum prints and “random items” (links). Today I am going to use a simple potato and a knife to print a postcard. I used to do this before as a little child, when I wanted to prepare some birthday presents for my parents. This only demonstrates how easy this printmaking technique is. In my easy step by step approach, I show you how to get the best results.

  1. Source of inspiration

I collected some inspiring prints on my Pinterest pinboard for potato printmaking.

  1. Required supplies

MoneyPost cards: 1,79€ / 25 cards = 0,07€ per card

MoneyAcrylic Paint: 3,00€ / 120ml = 0,13€ per card

MoneyPotato 0,35€/ 1kg: = 0,02€

Total cost per card = 0,22 €

search v2 Where to find: 
modulor – Acrylic Paint

Dawanda – Diamond stamp

3. DIY – Step by Step

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DIY Printmaking with Potatoes – Steb by step

Zeit 30 minutes

4. Results

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DIY Printmakting with Potatoes – Diamond

DIY Gift card Mother’s day

Decor, Gift cards

Mother’s day is coming closer and closer… only 3 days left! And as every year I am struggling to find the right gift for my mom. On the one hand my mom is really delighted about flowers. On the other hand this not very creative and personal. That is why I decided to add a nice individual card to the flower gift. In the easy DIY 4 step approach, I am showing you how to build really nice personal gift cards with the help of masking tape.

1. Source of inspiration

I got inspired by all the unconditional love my mom is giving to me. And she never is asking for something in return. A small personal gift card is the least that I can create to show my appreciation.

2. Materials needed

Money Post cards: 1,79€ / 25 cards = 0,07€ per card

Money Masking tape: 5 roles for 6,99€ = 1,40€ per role = ~0,10€ per painting

Total cost per card = 0,17€

search v2 Where to find: 

Amazon – Masking tape gift box Kamoi Paper

3. DIY – Step by Step

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DIY step by step – Gift Card Mother’s day

Zeit 30 minutes

4. Results

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DIY step by step – Gift Card Mother’s day

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DIY gift card Mother’s Day 

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DIY step by step – Gift Card Mother’s day

 

 

DIY PAPER TAPE Gift Cards

Decor, Gift cards

When the Christmas time drew closer, I was thinking about sending gift cards to my beloved ones. But I did not want to buy an unpersonalized card in the store. Right on the contrary, I wanted to create something individual for each of my relatives. I found a quick way to create cards in an easy DIY 4 step approach with the help of paper tape.

  1. Source of inspiration

WASHI Paper tape

Poetry Paper Tape – Rico Design / WASHI Tape / my DIY Inspiration pinboard

2. Materials needed

Money Post cards: 1,79€ / 25 cards = 0,07€ per card

Money Paper Poetry Tape: 2,99€ / 10m = 0,01 per card

Total cost per card = 0,08€

search v2 Where to find: 

Idee – Online shop paper tape

Amazon – WASHI tape

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DIY Gift cards Paper tape – Step by step

3. DIY – Step by Step

Zeit 5 minutes

4. Results

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DIY Gift card Paper tape