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Wedding anniversary cards are available in most gift stores at the malls, but buying these ready-made ones can be so plain and boring. A simple and fun way to make these cards more interesting is to customize them. Because of the internet, personalizing cards is not that much of a hassle anymore. There are so many sites that offer card designing and customizing services on the net. These sites would let you pick out a design or a template to use and then you can personalize it by changing the color, the message, font and its size. It's now possible for you to make the perfect card to give to your special someone on your anniversary.

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.

One of the most famous wedding anniversary cards that people are giving out are photo wedding anniversary cards. These cards are the “it” thing nowadays because printing photos have become much easier. The common printer can now print photos just by using photo paper. With the help of sites that let you design greeting cards, you can make photo greeting cards in a snap. Some sites that have greeting cards creator have settings that let you upload a photo so you can edit it. If the site does not offer this feature, you can use computer programs that let you edit photos.

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).

Photo wedding anniversary cards give greeting cards a whole new meaning. Using a very sentimental photo or a photo that reminds you about the times you spent with your love one will make the card more special then the most expensive gift. Photo cards may be simple, but they are great keepsakes. Your partner can keep the card as a remembrance of your wedding anniversary. One of the best photos you can use for this is your wedding photos. You can use a scanner and upload the photo in your computer. You can add a message on the card or even a small quote about love.

You can then print your wedding anniversary cards using your printer. You really don't need to use a special printer for this. A laser or ink jet printer will do just fine. The only thing you really need to worry about is the paper you're using. Any ink will do, but you have to make sure that the paper you are using for the wedding anniversary cards is photo paper. Using photo paper will assure that you have the best quality and a beautiful card to give your partner.

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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