We use Silhouette blade cutter to create a postcard which (after successful delivery) can be transformed into a self–standing dog. We will also create a custom stamp which will indicate the folding instructions for the recipient.

This is how the postcard looks when delivered:

Paper cut postcard

Now the recipient will take the part of the postcard shaped as bone and transforms the postcard into a self–standing U–shape to emphasize dog’s ears, eyes, paws and tail:

Self--standing paper cut postcard with dog head

The bone is visible in this rear view:

Self--standing paper cut postcard with dog head -- rear view

The curves depicting dog’s ears, eyes, paws and the bone are intentionally not being cut entirely to survive the postal delivery without harm and can be easily separated later by hand:

Self--standing paper postcard -- securing dog's ears, eyes, paws and the bone during postal delivery

The rear side of the postcard includes assembly instructions:

Self--standing paper cut postcard -- rear view

The assembly instructions are applied using stamp from rubber foam (I am not sure what is the proper name of the material – in Slovak it is called moss rubber).

To create the stamp, I replace the Silhouette’s cutting blade with a laser and engrave assembly instructions into the rubber:

Laser engraved stamp with assembly instructions

Laser engraved stamp with assembly instructions

You can download the postcard vector design here and the stamp vector here.

If you don’t have a blade cutter to cut the postcard, you can order the postcards from my etsy shop.

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