Block Printing on Cards
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Block Printing on Cards

Use fun Foam to create quirky Block Printed cards for friends and family. It’s quick and easy!
Craft Time: 30 minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
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Material List

  • Tracing Paper
  • Pencil
  • Sticky Back Fun Foam (color not important)
  • Wood Block, Acrylic Block or thick cardboard for backer
  • Scissors (Straight and Decorative Edged)
  • Paper
  • Acrylic Paint (your choice of colors)
  • Foam Brush

Project Instructions

Draw image on tracing paper with pencil. Make sure your lines are fairly dark.

Turn tracing paper over and “rub” with your finger onto Sticky Back Fun Foam. This will transfer the image from the tracing paper to the foam.

Using a slightly dull pencil and medium pressure, go back over the foam and indent the drawing lines into the foam by re-sketching over drawing lines.

Cut foam to size you want, peel off sticky back and adhere to block to create a stamp.

Using Foam brush, coat Fun Foam stamp with acrylic paint.

If you want image to come out “dirty”, slightly rub paint onto the backer block and make sure to press these edges onto the paper as well as the center stamp.

Press onto paper of choice. Allow to dry.

Cut out block print and adhere to cardstock to create card.


Plan a bit before beginning. You will need to make sure your image will turn out the way you want, so if you want something to face left, you need to draw it facing right. Also – words will be backwards when block printing!