Give Mom an Expandable Hand-Shaped Mother's Day Card
Here’s a sweet variation on the “I love you thiiiiis much” theme: an expandable hand-shaped card for Mother’s Day.
Photography: Aaron Dyer
Source: Martha Stewart Living, May 2014
Bright string or yarn (optional)
Trace your child’s hand on card stock to create a template and cut it out. Accordion-fold a piece of 11-by-17- inch paper to the width of the template -- you’ll have enough room for about four hands, depending on your child’s size. Trace the template onto the paper and cut it out, leaving a portion of each pinkie and thumb intact to keep the hands connected. Then it’s ready to decorate!
For a longer card, cut several strings of hands and tape each of the ends together on the back. Then tie them into a package with bright string or yarn.