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These craft projects feature ideas for handmade cards you can make
using simple materials and techniques offered in Aunt Annie's
Greeting Card Class tutorials
Card Class 2 tutorials. These craft projects featuring
card making ideas are added each month and focus on one or more of the
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Greeting Card Class
Card Class 2. The tutorials start with simple cards
and builds to more complex ones. By the end of the tutorials you will have learned many
paper crafting techniques and will be able to make greeting cards that are truly appreciated by those receiving them.
There's no time like the present, so get started now!
The tutorials range in difficulty from VERY
EASY to AVERAGE
Browse down this page for descriptions and illustrations of the card
making projects, then select a card to make and have
some crafting fun!
Winter Quilling Cards - Build on the
Basics of Quilling
and the quilling design patterns in the project to decorate greeting
cards with quilling motifs for fall and winter. The card ideas are based on the
Four Patch Card, and use ePapers you can download and
Cards with Pockets - Make greeting cards for your
sweetheart that feature pockets that you can fill with little tokens
of your love. The pockets are also ideal for presents of money or
gift cards. These cards are quick and easy to make using solid
color cardstock and patterned papers that you can download and
Cards for Kids - Make birthday cards for kids with jungle-themed cutouts from the
included printable pattern. Follow the detailed instructions for a lion
or tiger birthday card or use the cutouts and shape templates to make
cards of your own design.
Pop-Up Cards - Everyone enjoys receiving a card with a pop-up inside. It's easier
than you might think to add a pop-up to one of your handmade greeting
cards. To get you started, three cards with step pop-ups
are included in this project.
EASY to AVERAGE
Occasion Ribbon Cards - Create cards to have on hand that can be used for any occasion. These
cards feature a ribbon backed decorative cut edge and stamped
block backgrounds. Use these card ideas as a springboard to make cards
of your own design using the tools and supplies available.
Dangler Cards - These free-standing Halloween cards
with ghost or jack-o'-lantern danglers serve double-duty as a
greeting card and a fun decoration for Halloween. Make several for
your friends and family and some for yourself.
Board - It's easy to make crisp and accurate fold lines with a scoring board,
but there's no need to buy one when it's so easy to make one yourself!
In this project, see how to make your own custom scoring board that can
also be used to add embossed lines to your
and scrapbook layouts.
Valentines - Add the look of basket weaving to your Valentine's Day card
creations by weaving together paper strips or by using one of Aunt
Woven Strips digital downloads to achieve the woven-look.
The card ideas presented here can easily be adapted for other
holidays or occasions by changing the colors or using different
Appliqué Heart Valentines - These Valentine's Day cards
feature heart appliqués made with patterned papers that you can
download and print. The paper appliqués on these greeting cards are
made to resemble fabric appliqué seen on clothing and quilts. The
project includes details for making four Valentine's Day cards.
Stenciled Bear Christmas Cards - Make a batch of Christmas cards in a flash that feature a stenciled
Christmas bear holding a 3-D banner. Select from two stencil templates
on the included printable pattern to cut a stencil that you use to create cards for sending to friends and relatives.
Zodiac Birthday Cards - It's easy to personalize a
birthday card for someone by using their zodiac sign. In this
project, you'll see how to use free clip-art images available on the
internet as the featured element of the card.
with Money Pocket - See how to add a pocket for gifts
of money to your handmade tall greeting card. With this integral
pocket there is no need for a separate money envelope, and your gift
is safe and secure. The tall card in this project fits in a standard
business-size envelope (#10 or DL).
for Him - See how easy it is to make a card for the man in your life.
Whether you are making a birthday card, a congratulations card or a card
for some other occasion or event, it's easy to personalize the card in
this project with colors and designs that suit him.
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