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Activity Discussion Art & Craft homemade greeting card

  • Amrapali

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    July 1, 2024 at 2:37 pm
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    Here are the steps to make a homemade greeting card:

    Materials Needed:

    Cardstock or construction paper

    Scissors

    Glue or tape

    Decorative elements (stickers, ribbons, glitter, etc.)

    Markers, colored pencils, or other writing/drawing tools

    Steps:

    Choose your card size and shape. Typical greeting card sizes are 4×6 inches or 5×7 inches, but you can get creative with different shapes like circles, hearts, or even custom die-cut designs.

    Fold the cardstock or paper in half to create the card base. Crease the fold firmly.

    Decide on your card design. You can keep it simple with a blank inside for writing a message, or get more elaborate with drawings, collages, or other decorative elements on the front and inside.

    Use scissors to cut out shapes, patterns, or other decorative elements to glue or tape onto the card. Get creative with different textures and layers.

    Write your greeting, message, or personalized note inside the card. You can use markers, pens, colored pencils, or even calligraphy.

    Add any final touches like ribbons, bows, glitter, or other 3D embellishments to the outside of the card.

    Allow any glue or adhesive to fully dry before giving the card.

    The great thing about homemade cards is you can fully customize them to the recipient’s interests, hobbies, or personal style. Get creative and have fun making something unique!

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