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Take pictures during the holidays and make them into Christmas photo cards. It is no surprise that you can definitely get wonderful and beautiful shots during the season to be jolly. Everything is colorful and lively, everyone is dressing up, malls are busy and people are running around to buy gifts for the people they love. Take advantage of this scenario and take a few shots with your camera. You might just get an absolutely stunning shot while walking down a mall hallway. by taking pictures to make a photo greeting card, you not only get to practice your skills as a photographer, you can also hone your talent as a designer.

DIY Craft Essential #1: Washi tape

You'd be surprised at how many things you can do, and how many tutorials out there are obsessed, with washi tape. The versatile paper tape with adorable designs makes great wall decor, paper crafts or can even spruce up your furniture.

DIY Craft Essential #2: Needle nose pliers

This tiny tool is great for small projects. "This is not only your go­-to tool for opening and closing jump rings, bending wire, and securing crimp beads and ribbon ends, but pliers are also great for cutting through jewelry chain and wire," said Morin.

Photo greeting cards are probably the simplest forms of printable greeting cards you can make. All you need is a wonderful photo and a special greeting and you are good to go. Custom photo Christmas cards can be made using a software like Adobe Photoshop or Coral Draw. These programs have all the tools you need to create something from a photograph and a few words. as a photographer, you should already know how to use these programs. Making personalized photo Christmas cards is also a way for you to practice your photo editing skills. if you don't have these programs, or you're just starting out and you still don't know how to maneuver through them, there is another way to make photo greeting cards.

DIY Craft Essential #3: X-acto knife

If you love stationary crafts, jewelry crafts or any delicate work -- you'll need a proper cutting tool. Not all scissors can do the job. "Remember first using scissors and cutting along the dotted lines in grade school?" Morin asked. "Hopefully, you’re attempting more challenging crafts as an adults."

DIY Craft Essential #4: Spray paint

Acrylic paints are also great for any DIY starter kit. However, if you're looking for a perfect, seamless finish on your furniture, art and home decor -- make some space to spray. It doesn't hurt to keep some cans in your favorite colors (as long as you store them properly).

Go online and look for a site that lets you make customized greeting cards. Some of these sites let you upload photos to make customized photo cards. You can use the site's card maker to make your customized photo Christmas cards. Do not worry if it is your first time to use card creators, the usually provide you all the instructions you need when editing the photo you uploaded. Some would just browse the net and look for a photo that they would like to use to create a photo greeting card. You can also pick out the details of the font and colors that are used on the card.

With your Christmas photo cards, you can use them to make streamers, tree ornaments, give-aways, or you can even place them in your portfolio. Custom photo Christmas cards can also be used as memorabilia and keepsakes for Christmas parties and gatherings. you can make a pretty big paycheck taking jobs as a photographer and making photo greeting cards for the season.

DIY Craft Essential #5: Painter's tape

Painter's tape is "perfect for for attempting the c​olor block trend," said Morin. Plus, you'll need something to keep your projects neat and tidy, no matter what type of paints you use.

DIY Craft Essential #6: Hot glue gun

There are some tools that are too functional not to have. "This is one DIY workhorse tool you shouldn't do without," said Morin. Hot melt glue works on a variety of materials.
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