Handmade Christmas Card

Made With Snowflake Stickers

A handmade Christmas card made with snowflake stickers. Need a Christmas card? Here's how to make a personalized greeting card quick and easy. A cool Christmas card idea your friends will cherish.

It’s nice to receive a beautiful handmade Christmas card specially made for a friend.
When they open their Christmas card, their first reaction will be to put it in front of all the other cards they get, on full display, and why not!

So make that special personalized greeting card to go with that special Christmas gift basket for your family and friends.

A Handmade Christmas Card Made with Snowflake Stickers. Christmas greeting card.

When making a handmade Christmas card or Christmas tags, use cardstock paper measuring 12 inches square (30.5 cm square) or a big sheet of card 28 inches square, (71cm square) it’s a bit thinner but more economical and ideal if you are making more than one Christmas card.

As long as the card you're using can stand up without falling down, you can use it.

The standard size for greeting cards is 4 3/4 inches square (12.1 cm square) or 5 3/4 inches square (14.5 cm square) But this is just a guide, you can cut any size or shapes you choose.

If you do not want to cut your own cards out but still want to do your own design on the front, you can buy ready cut cards and aperture cards (cards with small shapes cut out of the front). Use those and create your own design.

When it comes to using colors, red, white, green, gold and silver come to mind straight away. These are excellent colors to work with when making Christmas card ideas and Christmas tags. When making your own Christmas cards, do not use too many colors, try using one color with different shades or two colors.

The less colors the better the effect you will create, I think, when making your handmade Christmas card.

How To Make a Handmade Christmas Card

Below is a Christmas card I made for a friend. It was very easy to make and didn't require a lot of work. So, give it a go.

Making Christmas Cards Instructions

  1.  For this Christmas greeting card, you can use red cardstock. The card measures 8 inches by 9 inches ( 20.3 cm x 22.9 cm). Folded in half it measures 4 inches by 9 inches (10.2 cm x 22.9 cm).
  2. Cut the edges of the card with decorative scissors to make it pretty.
  3. I bought a packet of snow flake stickers and stuck them on the bottom of the card. Print, or write, a seasonal message onto some white paper, cut it out and glued it to the front of the card; to get the patterned edges I used decorative scissors.
  4. Inside the card cut a white piece of paper 1/2 inch ( 1.3 cm) smaller than the card. Glue the middle of the card and paper, then press them together.
  5. You could print your greetings first then cut it out and glue it or glue first then write your message.

How To Make a Christmas Gift Tag

  1. This measures 3 1/2 inches by 3 inches (8.9 cm x 7.6 cm). I made this one from leftover red cardstock paper.
  2. Print a seasonal message and "To:" and "From:" onto some white paper. It cut it 1/2 inch (1 cm) smaller than the Christmas tag.
  3. After, cut a piece of leftover patterned paper that I used for the envelope, 1/4 inches (0.6 cm) bigger than the white paper.
  4. Glue the three pieces together, punch a hole with a hole puncher and tie a ribbon through the hole.

How To Make an Envelope

How to Make an Envelope Look Special.

To make this envelope I used thin red printed cardstock. It goes well with the greeting card.

When making your envelope make sure the address is always clearly visible. How to make an envelope.

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Do You Make Your Own Handmade Christmas Cards?

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