Creating Greeting Cards

Create your own unique greeting cards! You can share them with friends and family or sell them. Look for new ideas with these titles from our digital collections.

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Create an individual greetings card for any occasion whether it be a birthday, anniversary, wedding, driver's test, newborn baby, new home, or get-well-soon card from one of the ingenious designs in this fantastic new collection. Taking the three most popular and easiest techniques, these quick and colourful cards are made from using stamps, stencils and stickers combined with an amazing array of printed coloured papers. Inventive designs with stamps include using embossing powder, making two-colour images and creating repeat motifs. Stickers are used as the main card design enhanced with decorative paper collages and stencils are used to make decorative borders and designs. Whether used singly or in combination, these simple ingredients make stunning card designs achievable by anyone without prior card making skills. Each of the 36 card designs has a photograph of the finished project as well as clear step-by-step photographs and detailed instructions, making this a straightforward and easy-to-use practical craft book. In addition, there is detailed information on tools, materials and techniques, as well as useful hints and tips throughout.

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You don't need professional writing experience to create successful, salable greeting cards. All you need is your own creativity and the expert guidance of Karen Moore. As a thirty-year greeting card industry professional with more than 10,000 published sentiments, Moore knows the ins and outs of the greeting card business. In this hands-on guide, she offers practical instruction, idea joggers, and exercises that will teach you how to survey the market, find your niche, and write greeting cards that say just the right thing. From humor to inspirational writing, Moore profiles the special needs of each greeting card category and also shows you how to spot new trends, so you can write the cards publishers are seeking today. Tum your new ideas into greeting card sentiments people will love. With "Write Greeting Cards like a Pro," you can get started today! Be sure to look for the Greeting Card Writing Course that Karen Moore teaches one to one online!

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Wow your friends and family with fun, handcrafted greeting cards created with moveable parts. This inspiring collection of projects that include slider, pop-up, springfold, stair-step, and spinner designs is guaranteed to be as enjoyable to make as they are to send. Close-up photos of each card as well as detailed step-by-step instructions make creating these projects interesting no matter how long you've been making cards. Try your hand at any one of these innovative construction techniques and discover for yourself just how easy it really is to create fun, interactive cards to share with your loved ones.

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Fold fun and colorful origami greeting cards with this easy origami book! Origami Greeting Cards bring the traditional beauty of Japanese paper folding to contemporary greeting cards. Regardless of your age or folding ability, creating fanciful or elegant cards if simple and fun. Step-by-step easy-to-follow instructions show you how to fold over 40 origami object, from flowers and trees to clouds and castles. These can be arranged in a variety of pleasing designs to create personalized cards appropriate for any season of occasion. Origami designs include: Wildflower Star Heart Snowflake Thundercloud Rocket And many more…

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