Learning how to make a card is fun! For one thing, handmade cards offer a great opportunity to show you care.
They will also save you money, since it cost far less to make greeting cards than it does to purchase them.
Everyone should know how to make a card... so I'm about to share with you the best card making technique to get you started right.
It's a really simple concept, but if you've never made your own greeting cards, it might be a card making tip that's new to you.
Whether you NEED to make a card because you're on a budget... or you WANT to make a card because you hope to share some thoughtfulness and creativity, I hope this easy card making tip will get you started right.
After you make a few card blanks, here's a few card making ideas that don't require expensive card making supplies to make.
So let's get started...
Card blanks are a quick and easy way to get started with card making. In fact, I enjoy using card blanks so much that I almost always start my card making projects with one.
The purpose of this page is simply to point out the benefits of using a card blank as a foundation for cards and to provide some helpful tips for making them.
You can make basic card blanks (basically just a card stock cut to size, scored and folded in half) or you can make fancy card blanks such as accordion folded card blanks or card blanks with each side folded to the center (like double doors).
Card blanks are great for kids not just adults. Starting your kids off with card blanks makes it easy for them to learn and experiment with how to make a card.
Card blanks provide:
So let's get started!
Here's a few card making supplies for scoring and folding perfect cards:
That's how to make a card blank. You can also try other shapes and other ways of folding your base for more fun handmade card ideas using this basic card making technique.