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Greeting cards are a great way to show or tell someone that you love them and that they should have a special day ahead. Most of the time, people only give these cards to their friends and families on special occasions such as the holidays, valentines, weddings, ect. These cards may be a small thing but the messages they contain are much more important than any gift you can buy. It's relatively very easy to purchase a readymade, generic card in a gift store, but if you want to make it more special and meaningful, try make the card yourself.
DIY Craft Essential #1: Washi tape
DIY Craft Essential #2: Needle nose pliers
A customized greeting card allows you to make it your own. It lets you give the card a little touch of personalization and personality. The receiver will surely feel much more appreciated knowing that you took the time and effort to make the greeting card for them. Customized cards can range from handmade ones to easy printable ones which you can create using an editing software on the computer. The handmade ones take time to make. You have to get you old arts and crafts materials and start cutting and pasting different bits and pieces together and then write down the message to the person. This gives the card a more homemade feel. With printable greeting cards, you can manipulate and edit how the card will look like on the computer.
DIY Craft Essential #3: X-acto knife
DIY Craft Essential #4: Spray paint
Customize greeting cards have many templates to choose from online or you can make a template from scratch. After, you can print the card out using a printer and you are good to go. The choice is up to you if you want to make it by hand or use computer templates. Either way, customized cards always mean something more.
A good way to customize a card is to use a photo. Customize greeting cards with photos inside or on the front cover are fun cards to make. You can use any photo you want. Most of the time, people would use photos that fit the theme of the card or the reason why they are giving the card. If the holidays are coming up, place a photo of a Christmas tree or presents. If it's Halloween, something scary or even a haunted house. For valentines, a heart or flowers. The choices are endless. People also use photos that are special to them such as locations, items and symbols. These photo greeting cards are entertaining and colorful ways to make a card more special.