Wednesday, 25 December 2013

Card Making

One can simply go to some gift shop and buy a greeting card but handmade cards are so fun to make and mean so much more. If you find yourself indulged in card making just know that either you love making cards or you really love people around you or in other case both just like me. J J

Card making is fun, easy and a great way of expressing your creativity. You only need few craft supplies, some cool ideas and some paper craft tools. You don’t need to be an advanced crafty person to make cards; anyone can do that.

You can make unique handcrafted cards for a wide range of occasions including Birthday, Christmas, Easter, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Valentine’s Day, Wedding, Anniversary, New Baby, Christening, New home, Get well, Bon voyage, Congratulations, Good luck…Yeah the list is endless.

Now talking about the card designs cards can be simple or complicated as you may want. You don’t need to have lots of money or time you can create master pieces out of gift wraps, scrap books, memory albums, ribbons and laces or whatever you can think of!
Often the most effective designs can be created in less than half an hour, with just a few basic components.

The basic material you may use is the paper and additionally you may want card toppers, stickers, embellishments, pens, markers, colors, glitters, glue, scissors, ruler, tape etc
You can surf through Google for ideas if you don’t have any!
So grab up your things and get started. Don’t worry if it is not what you wanted just remember everything that is made with love is beautiful J Moreover practice makes you perfect. Don’t stop until you get it right.

I happened to make a greeting card for a friend. I used glitter colors and a real flower. It added a touch of realism to a card. This flower was left as such for few days so that it let all the moisture. Make sure your flowers have lost all their moisture before using them in a project or they may turn brown. To attach the flowers use dry adhesive dots.

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