Since Christmas and New Year’s Eve are coming soon, we are offering you a great idea for the festive season, which would certainly be a lot of fun, namely – making your own Christmas cards! Sending Christmas cards to friends, relatives, and other favorite people has long been a tradition, and the gesture will be even nicer if you make the card yourself. Below we’ll show you how to do it, and hope you’ll try some of our suggestions. Good luck with crafts and Merry Christmas!
Tinker Christmas cards yourself: Express your creativity!
Would you like to impress your loved one with unique greeting cards for Christmas and New Year? Make this yourself! It does not take as much time as you might think, is inexpensive and gives you the opportunity to express your creativity. The homemade Christmas cards are much more personal and show that the relationship with the recipient is important and special to you. The cards can be made alone or with other family members – children will really be happy to participate. Use different materials and let your imagination run wild!
Make Christmas cards yourself with children
Christmas Cards Making things super easy, and you should not worry if you are not artistically talented – there are so many other crafting opportunities that you can try! It is very easy to print eg free templates from the net and to paint with your child. Then you can decorate the card with glitter spray, rhinestones, and other decorations such as yarn, fabric and felt details. The more materials you use, the more colorful and original the card becomes. Then label them lovingly and make a thematic cover (you can find out how to fold one yourself Tinker Christmas cards yourself – more ideas, suggestions and tips
Another crafting technique that is popular with most children is using stamps. You could buy them in the hobby shop, or even make them yourself – maybe you know this technique from your own childhood. The potato temples are more likely to be used for simpler subjects, but of course you have the option to add more elements as well – this way, all greeting cards will not be the same. Very stylish see also the Christmas cards, made with decorative tape. For example, you can design the fir-tree motif very easily – you will find wonderful examples in our photos. Add some rhinestones or glitter spray, and the result will look gorgeous! In this respect, you can make an original Christmas tree with buttons. For this purpose you need green buttons – best in different sizes, glue, as well as white and green paper. Cut out a rectangular piece of white paper (or cardboard) and fold it in half. Then cut out of the green construction paper a triangle for the shape of the Christmas tree and stick it on the front side of the card. You should now attach the buttons on it – you can also use the hot glue gun to do this, because it makes it faster. The more varied the buttons are in their sizes, shapes and nuances of the green, the more original the finished card will be! Finally, draw a star on the “top” of the tree. With colorful buttons you could also represent Christmas baubles or a snowman – while crafting your creativity knows no bounds!