How to make creative cards

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It’s that time of the year again! Turkey holiday! It’s time to eat, celebrate and be thankful for what we have. Happy thanksgiving! It’s a holiday we usually spend home, with our families or the close ones. And if we can’t be there there are always Thanksgiving cards! A good holiday card can make a lot of impact if you are away from the ones you love and sending a warm message to your folks is always a good thing. So, what makes a good card? Here are a few tips and tricks.

Get personal

If you want your card to really show how you feel, it might be the best to make you own. As we said, Thanksgiving is a family holiday and sending a piece of your own charm can be the best way to go. When making your own card, you can personalize it the way you want. You have the ultimate freedom to do whatever you like and really show some unique spirit. Will it be a standard size or a custom one? One page or a booklet? Will you use some new and unusual materials? We don’t know because, the point here is to…

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Choosing different material combination, color schemes and motives is what you are looking for.Innovative approach to making or choosing a card can be your best friend. Why stick to the cardboard when you can combine it other materials, organic or not. You can add a pieces of cloth to create a unique shape or go for   leaves or branches (it’s autumn, after all). You can attach some feathers for authenticity or simple draw a   turkey. Your card can be a little celebration for itself. Turkey, leaves, pilgrims and native Americans can  all find a place on the card. Thanksgiving holiday cards are usually in the yellow or brown tone range,  but  do not be afraid to change that! Be festive! Be original!

Be honest
Again, for both cases – bought or made, your cards are nothing if they are just pictures. A few written lines to your loved ones or family will make all the change. If you are not a word master, do not worry, you can find some nice and cool phrases after a few minutes of googling, but it would be the best if you were to write something of your own. When doing so, try to be honest and express what you truly feel and you should not have any problems. Your unique word will be recognized by your friends or family and they will appreciate it that much more.

Be funny
For last, we leave you this option. If you are known as the joker in the group or if you are feeling inspired, you can always try to get some smiles from the card readers. Inserting a joke should not be a problem as long as it is not too much for the holiday.

 

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