Nothing says personal like a card does. Personalize it even more by making a card of your own. With the right techniques, homemade cards can look very professional. Here are 8 video tutorials on how to make simple yet polished cards.
1. Quilling Flower Card
At first glance, this card may seem very intricate and difficult to make; however, quilling is actually a simple trick. With a little bit of practice, you can make cards that look completely store bought. Give this to anyone for any occasion!
2. Pop-Up Flower Card
Simply print out the cut-out then cut it according to the directions on the video. Continue to assemble it following the video, and you’ll have a spectacular card! This card doesn’t take long to make, so it’s a great idea if you’re in a rush but still need an amazing card.
3. Watercolor Valentines Card
You don’t need grand watercolor skills for this card! Simply cut out a heart shape (or any shape you want!) on a paper for a stencil. Stencil the shapes onto the card and paint them your desired colors. This card is extremely customizable, so make it to your liking.
4. Pop-Up Birthday Card
A birthday cake is what everyone gets for his/her birthday, so put it in a card. This tutorial teaches you how to make an easy pop-up birthday card. Although it’s simple, it will get anyone’s attention.
5. Pop-Up Square Card
Try something unconventional with this pop-up square card. It’s not in the typical shape of a card, but you’ll still be able to write an enduring message inside. Don’t have an envelope? Don’t worry; this is an envelope and card in one!
6. Watercolor Thank You Card
This is perhaps the easiest card to make. All you need is watercolors and card stock paper. This technique utilizes a gradient effect with similar colors, so the colors don’t become muddy. If you need to make a lot of personalized cards, this is the way to go. They’re fast and easy to make.
7. Mini Messages Card
With this card, you’ll be able to surprise the receiver with many lovely messages. The tutorial uses a machine that precuts the mini envelopes, but you can also easily cut them by hand.
8. Cascade Card
This is a card unlike any you’ve seen before, and it’ll be sure to surprise the person receiving it! This card opens up with many panels, so not only do you have more opportunities to write more messages, but you can also let your creative juices flow with the decoration process.
Whether it’s for a birthday or just a thank you, cards make great carriers for enduring messages. Show your loved ones how much you appreciate them with these cards. Please SHARE these amazing ideas with your friends and family.