How to Make Simple Christmas Cards

I always liked homemade cards rather than some printout you buy at the store. I think it means more and it's a fun project for anyone.

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All these supplies can be found at any craft store.

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Draw some designs on the back of the glitter paper. I did some ornaments, trees, lights and simple shapes all related to the holidays. 🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄

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Cut out the outline. This is just a guide instead of cutting freehand and having misshaped cutouts.

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Pretty...

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Looks better on the glitter side

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Here are some examples of my cutouts.

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Here is one I did of a tree.

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Cut small pieces of foam tape. This makes the shapes pop out from the card.

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The tape has a sticky side and a covered side. Put the sticky side on the cutout.

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Peel back the film and place on the outside of the blank card

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Cut smaller pieces for the smaller cutouts... And repeat...

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I use this size for smaller cutouts.

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One sample...

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Write a little note inside the card. I feel it's more personal.

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Another design I love is the Christmas light strand. Start by drawing a wavy line with a black pen or marker...

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And repeat foam tape placement to your lightbulb cutouts.

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As such...

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I used some black paint to creat the cap of the lightbulb. Let paint dry for a few minutes.

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Very cute

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Another idea. Get creative. It's a fun project for your kids too.

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Have a happy holiday!!🎄🎄🎄

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