30 Days of HoliDIY: Scratch Off Holiday Card

No peeking is right with these DIY scratch-off gift cards from The Pretty Blog.

 Scratch Card

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

What you'll need:

 Holiday Scratch Card

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A4 cardboard paper
Gold acrylic paint
Paintbrush
Dishwashing liquid
Clear contact paper
Scissors / Cutting knife
A Pen 
Card templates (black branches, colorful branches, black snowflakes, colorful snowflakes)

Step 1:

 Holiday Scratch Card

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Download and print the Christmas card printables and cut them out with your scissors. Write your special gift message in the center of the card.

Step 2:

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Use the contact paper to fit over the round part of the Christmas ornament -- it doesn't have to be perfect, as long as it covers your writing.

Step 3:

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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:

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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!

 Holiday Scratch Card

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