Cards can be a wonderful way of expressing birthday wishes, saying thank you, or to celebrate special occasions. Though you could just as easily buy a readymade card, handmaking one yourself really adds that personal touch. Here are a few of our favourite card crafts to make, easy enough that even complete beginners can do them!

1. Washi Tape Birthday Cards

These washi tape birthday cards are so easy to make, all you need is some card, scissors, and a few different types of washi tape.

2. Paper Banner Birthday Card

A quick and easy way to create an elegant birthday card, this paper banner card allows for so much flexibility with its design.

3. Woven Wishes Card

By weaving some colourful patterned paper through a card, you can achieve such a lovely effect! This card has the benefit of looking complicated while being fairly simple to make.

4. Leafy Birthday Card

This homemade birthday card is perfect if you have scraps of different kinds of paper lying around the house. It’s an excellent way to recycle old materials and make something creative while you do.

5. Pop Up Card

Pop up cards are an excellent way of adding some dimension to even the simplest card designs. They’re also endlessly customizable, you can change it to suit any occasion you need.

 6. Folded Paper Christmas Card

This festive Christmas tree card is a great introduction to using iris folding. You’ll have a beautiful and unique Christmas card in no time!

 7. Handmade Patterned Card

This card is made specifically to be flexible enough to be used for any occasion. The one pictured is kept relatively neutral with its design, but you could easily change up the colours and patterns used.

 8. Baby Shower Card

This card is one of our more complicated ones, but even then it shouldn’t be too difficult that beginner crafters couldn’t do it. There’s a few more involved steps, but the end result is well worth it.

 9. Recycled Magazine Cards

These cards are amazing if you have a stack of old magazines gathering dust somewhere. By cutting out various bits from them, you can create a lovely collage for your cards.

 10. 3D Christmas Tree Card

This 3D Christmas tree card showcases how you can get such a fantastic effect by just some simple paper folding. It’s such a quick and easy way to add a bit of pop to your cards.

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