Card Making Ideas and Card Crafts

There’s nothing quite like gifting handmade crafts, topped off with a personalized, handmade card. Card making is a fun and easy craft project and we have all the card crafts inspiration you need, plus card making techniques and tips. Browse all our card crafts below to find the perfect project for your needs and don’t forget to click on any project image for detailed instructions, including supply lists.

Valentine Craft Spools: Note & Photo Holders


Hey friends!  Adrianne here with you today to share an easy way to display (or give!) valentine notes and photos this year.  It’s a great solution for handmade valentines, quick notes, or even store-bought cards.  You can line them up on the mantel, a side table, or just leave them out to be found with a couple of quick supplies.  I’m going to share with you how to make the valentine craft holders (which easily make up in minutes!) plus {Read More}

Christmas Card DIY: Embossed Ornaments & Cutout Tree


I love sending and receiving cards for Christmas. What I love even more are handmade cards – they just feel a little more special.  Today, I have two Christmas card DIY designs to show you, one with pretty hanging ornaments and the other is a gorgeous rhinestone embellished Christmas tree. They’re both pretty simple to create but make a big impact. Follow along as I show you how to make your own! Supplies needed to make your own ornament Christmas {Read More}

Holiday Card Ideas: Metal Accents & Plantable Star


I’ve got two fun and unique handmade holiday card ideas to show you today – rustic metal accent cards and a plantable star card. They’re both fun to make and are sure to make an impression on the recipient! First up are these rustic holiday card ideas with metal accents. Supplies needed to make these metal accent holiday card ideas: 2 inch Rusted Metal Trees. Assorted Rusted Metal Stars. Metal Snowflakes – 1 1/2 inch. Natural Brown Cards – “Kraft” (only $1.00 {Read More}

Merry & Bright DIY Christmas Cards


Hi Friends! The holidays are right around the corner! I have always wanted to make my own cards but once the holidays start I often do not have time to finish. So starting early this year, I came up with a couple of easy DIY Christmas cards to pull off! First up is this simple yet festive “Merry Christmas” polka dot tag card. Supplies needed to make your own tag DIY Christmas cards: David Tutera Patterned Kraft Cards Core’dinations Blank Gift {Read More}

Homemade Christmas Card Ideas: Die Cut Stars & Silhouette Santa


I love to make my own Christmas cards!  Here are two fun homemade Christmas card ideas that are simple to make and easy to produce in bulk. Supplies needed for these star shaped homemade Christmas card ideas: Cards. White Cardstock. Star Craft Dies. Embossing Folders (I used Snowman, Snowflake, Santa). Banner Die Cut. Sentiment Stamps. Foam Dots. Step one.  Emboss the white card stock. Step two.  Place the star die as desired over the image and cut. Step three.  Place the die {Read More}

Handmade Christmas Cards for Beginner & Intermediate Paper Crafters


I still have a stash of cards and letters from my childhood – even those little Valentines that had a tiny photo of your classmate and were so popular in the mid-90s (or was it just my school?). I keep lots of cards because sometimes you just need to go through the stash of cards and remember how loved you are. My favorite cards in that stash are handmade. They add a dash of extra-special, don’t you think? And the {Read More}

Rustic DIY Christmas Cards


I love Christmas cards. Not only do I love sending them, but I also love getting them. There are those three beautiful weeks in December where checking the mail is a joy. Seeing your name handwritten across the front of an envelope? It’s thrilling. You can’t deny it. And when there are cards stuffed with school photos, letters and little updates on the lives of those living far away, it makes opening the envelopes that much more exciting. Today I’ve {Read More}

Simple DIY Christmas Card Ideas


Whether you are looking to create your Christmas cards by hand this year or simply want to keep a few holiday themed cards around for thank you notes, cards are so fun and simple to make!  So I gathered a few simple supplies and am excited to share these two simple DIY Christmas card ideas with you. I created embossed chalkboard Christmas cards and a button wreath Christmas card so you can choose which is easiest and best for you {Read More}

Die Cut Handmade Christmas Card Tutorial


Raise your hand if you’re addicted to die-cutting!  Is it just me?  Ever since I was a kid, I have loved cutting, stacking, and combining shapes to design cards and paper crafts.  I’ve got 2 simple handmade Christmas card designs to share with you today that you can create using dies, glue, and gem embellishments.  These Christmas cards are so easy to cut and assemble – let me show you how to make your own die cut Christmas cards! Supplies needed {Read More}