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Buying Greeting Cards

Design of the card

If you have bought the cards before you know that they come in different designs and styles. It solely up to you to choose one that is ideal for the occasion and the person you are giving it to. While a card full of cartoons might be beautiful to look at, it won’t be ideal to give to a mature adult you are interested in. The cool thing is that there are plenty of designs to choose from.

As mentioned, it’s up to you to choose the one that is ideal for you. If you scour the store and you don’t find a card you like, you can try your luck online, and some people are willing to custom make the card for you, for only a small fee.

Tone

Most cards have four types of tones: serious, funny, themed, and lovey. The one you choose …

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Creating Your Own Gift Cards

OLD MIX TAPE

Once you bought your CD player there was no room in your life for music tapes anymore. Those little spokes that miraculously played music are now another piece of cumbersome plastic in your bedroom junk pile. Today you are going to free them from the trash and reinvigorate them into art.

Draw a basic picture of your recipient on the front of your piece of card. Unwind your tape and cut into hair length pieces that reflect the current locks of your recipient. Now recreate your friend’s hair with pieces of tape glued to your card. You are now a crafting wizard.

BITS, BOBS & BUTTONS

Pay a visit to your local charity store and find old jewellery, buttons and beads to create your masterpiece. Try and find like colours so you can build your images into coherent shapes.

Draw an outline of your picture on your …

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