When it comes to Christmas, Birthday or thank you cards I like to make my own. It’s a thoughtful way of communicating to someone and the card will be treasured so much more. I admit it’s very easy to get stuck for ideas, so here are a few I’ve made in the past to give you some inspiration.
Top Tip– Keep a store of magazines to delve into when you’re looking for colourful backgrounds.
Top Tip– Adding funny speech bubbles or a moving caption to one of your own photos makes the card ten times more memorable.
These pressed flowers were left over from my temporary flower tattoo, you can see how to press the flowers here. I’m really proud of this card, each of the nine flowers represents a decade of my Grandma’s life.
Top Tip– Scan pictures into your computer with magazine pages or objects in the background.
Here I’ve scanned in an advert for ‘infinite youth’ beauty serum for my friend Abi’s 18th Birthday card. Before, I’ve added a necklace chain in the background. Alternatively, you can scan in memorabilia that you don’t want to give away, such as festival or concert tickets.