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More than 200 card projects for any occasion
Greeting cards are a fast, fun, and inexpensive way to add handmade flair to any occasion. Here, you'll find projects to make more than 200 greeting cards and an additional 50+ paper projects like tags, boxes, giftwrap, and more. Numerous techniques are clearly explained and cover basics, traditional skills, and more involved techniques like paper engineered designs and recently popularized approaches like hand-cut, origami, lino-cut, kanzashi, screenprinted, and even letterpress designs.
Gift giving is the number one reason that people craft, and what pairs better with a handmade gift than a handmade card? Whether you're a self-proclaimed King or Queen Card Maker or are just looking for a way to use up leftover supplies from another craft project, Easy Greeting Cards gets you on your way to making creative, inspired, and easy greeting cards.
- More than 200 greeting cards for every occasion and 50+ additional paper projects
- The cards feature a variety of popular and creative techniques
- Beautiful full-color photographs of every project offer ideas and inspiration
Covering a wide array of holidays, milestones, and sentiments, Easy Greeting Cards makes it easier than ever to make the act of gift giving even more special.
Make super-easy greeting cards year 'round!
We'll inspire you to celebrate birthdays, holidays, babies, graduations, everyday occasions, and more. You'll find full-size patterns and card-making tips sprinkled throughout this book to make card-making easy and fun!
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Table of Contents
Let someone know theyre special with a birthday greeting that shines with fun and good wishes. Or, choose a unique party invitation to bring everyone together in celebration.
21 everyday occasions
Card giving isn't just for holidays. Choose one of these simple cards for saying "thank you," "get well," or expressing sympathy, congrats, friendship, or appreciation.
49 valentine's day
Love is in the air and these valentines are perfect for expressing your feelings. Whether you prefer a light-hearted, whimsical, or romantic approach, you'll fi nd just the right one for your sweetheart.
71 spring holidays
Bring on the green grass, warmer days, pretty flowers, and of course, springtime holidays. Send Easter, Mother's Day, and Father's Day greetings to celebrate the season.
It's a milestone worthy of celebration—a teen's graduation. Be at the ready with congratulatory cards to give and special invitations for your own grad's party.
Celebrate the union—or the anniversary—of two people with cards that express good wishes with style. Plus, create a coordinated set of save-the-date cards, ceremony invitations, and thank-yous.
Welcome the newest addition to a family with adorable birth and adoption announcements along with congratulatory cards to send to new parents.
There's no trick to creating super-easy Halloween greetings—these spooktacular cards and invitations are sure to put everyone in the trick-or-treating spirit.
149 winter holidays
Its the biggest card-sending season of all, and these Christmas, Hanukkah, and wintry-themed greetings are full of holiday spirit. Plus, make easy gift card holders and wraps using your supplies.
Use these patterns to make select paper-piecings, cards, and wraps found throughout the book. Look for the pattern references within each project description.