DIY Easter Cards

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Tips For Making DIY Easter Cards

Spring is in bloom – Easter is coming! Now is the perfect time to plan your Easter festivities and create a few handmade cards for the loved ones in your life!

Because Easter has always been one of the big holidays that my family celebrates – complete with Easter baskets filled with fun toys and delicious treats, full course meals served on beautifully decorated tables, and plenty of exciting activities for everyone to partake in, I find it helpful to rely on the DIY, party and craft experts at Oriental Trading to fill my head with Easter ideas and my home with supplies!

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For instance, one of my favorite ways to stretch my crafting budget while satisfying my desire to add fun new supplies to my creative stash is to look for versatile items I can use in a lot of different ways and that make my life easier in the process! For instance, these thin Pastel Solid Color Washi Tapes are perfect for card-making because they allow you to quickly lay down splashes of color wherever you like – as accents or backdrops – without the need for expensive adhesives or messy glues. They also serve double duty when you use them as accents in your planners and journals!

Of course, the outside of the card only tells half of the story. While creating a beautiful card front draws your eye to a card and lets your recipient know that you took the time to create something special just for them, it’s the heartfelt message inside that truly matters and motivates a person to keep your card for years to come. Writing your message with the perfect pen – one that’s color-coordinated in rich vibrant ink that’s fade-resistant – is important.

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That’s why I picked up an adorable Stabilo Point 88 Pen Sets Mini Wallet. The Mini Wallet contains a dozen compact-size Stablio pens that are perfect for carrying in your purse, totes and craft bags – wherever you might need to jot down a quick note!

For the best deals on crafting items and party supplies, check the Oriental Trading Coupon Page often for amazing savings!

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Disclosure: This project features complementary products I’ve received as a Brand Ambassador for Oriental Trading. The opinions I’ve expressed are completely my own, based on my use of the product.

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62 Responses to “DIY Easter Cards”

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  1. Brenda says:

    You have created a very fresh looking card full of Spring inspiration, many thanks for sharing with us at Penny Black and More and Stamping Sensations challenges.

    B x

  2. Clean and simple cards are great. Happy WOYWW Sarah #13

  3. Nice! Thank you for joining Try It On Tuesday!

  4. Tracy Thompson says:

    Thanks for joining Stamping Sensations with this great entry, good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

  5. Elizabeth says:

    Lovely Easter card and your tips for washi tape and coloured pens are so useful. Have a great week. Elizabeth x #26

  6. Brenda G. says:

    Beautiful Easter card…love the flower and pretty pastel colors! Thanks for joining our weekly challenge at QKR Stampede!

    Brenda DT

  7. Marlies says:

    A lovely bright and cheerful Easter card. Thanks for joining our challenge at Addicted to Stamps. Marlies

  8. monica soto says:

    Beautiful card!! Thank your for joining us at Digi Choosday Challenges.-Monica DT.

  9. Suzi Mac says:

    A very pretty Easter card. Thank you for sharing with us over at Scrap & Craft Inspiration.
    Hugs
    Suzi

  10. What a lovely card! Thank you for joining us at Try It On Tuesday! Chrisx

  11. Angela says:

    Gorgeous cards, love them. Thanks for the ideas. Happy woyww and have a great week too, Angela x11x

  12. linda says:

    a pretty card in lovely bright and cheery colours! thank you so much for playing along with us at penny black and more.
    linda

  13. Robin C says:

    This is so sweet! Thanks for playing along with us at Great Impressions and good luck! Hugs, Robin

  14. Dewi says:

    Amazing! Thanks for joining at Lemon Shortbread: Anything Goes
    Hugs
    Dewi

  15. Tammy Lever says:

    Great card! I love that big daisy! Thank you for sharing it with us in our Spring is in the Air challenge at Use Your Stuff and hope to see you again.

    Tammy DT Co-ordinator

  16. Tracey F. says:

    Great card…and I love that pop of yellow! You have some wonderful crafty ideas for stretching ones budget! Thanks for sharing with us at Mustard Seed Faith Challenges!

  17. Jo Rice says:

    A very spring like and fresh looking card. Great CAS design…Thanks for joining us over at the Fussy and Fancy Challenge blog…Jo. X

  18. Cheryl says:

    I love it, very bright and cheery for Easter!

  19. Ros Crawford says:

    So lovely! Thank you for playing along at CCCB!!

  20. Chris says:

    Lovely CAS card, fab colours and L/O.
    Thanks for joining us at Creative Moments.
    Chris
    x

  21. Debbie @ Bible Fun For Kids says:

    I love the card and the colors you used! I really like Washi tape for assorted craft projects. Thanks for sharing.

  22. Esther says:

    Lovely Easter Cards! Thanks for linking up to Cropstop!

  23. Beautiful colorful Easter card…thank you for sharing your card with us at DIGI CHOOSDAY CHALLENGE wee 13,hope to see you again
    Željka DTxx

  24. And I forgot…thank you also for sharing your creation with us at AUD SENTIMENTS CHALLENGE…hugs Željka DT

  25. Wendy says:

    Beautiful card, love the bright colours! Thank you for joinig us at Crafty Sentiments and good luck!
    Hugs, Wendy / GDT

  26. Wendy Batchen says:

    Lovely card, thanks for sharing with Inspiration Destination and we hope to see you again next time. Wendy DT xx

  27. Tina C says:

    Super cute card 🙂 Thank you for playing along with us at Jo’s Scrap Shack.
    Tina-DT

  28. sue says:

    A lovely clean and simple Easter card. Thank you for sharing this with us over at Simply Papercraft. Sue DT

  29. Maria Pilar says:

    Lovely Easter card!
    Thanks for joining us at Retarte#94
    Maria Pilar DT

  30. Nancy says:

    I sure like the name of your blog! 🙂 You’ve created a lovely Easter card!
    Thanks so much for linking it up at our first challenge at Mustard Seed Faith! :o)

  31. So pretty and cheerful!

  32. farida says:

    Great creation!
    Thanks for playing with us at TTCRD.
    Hugs,
    Farida

  33. Rachel Taylor says:

    lovely card thanks for sharing with creatalicious Rachel DT

  34. Ruza Rebel says:

    Lovely Easter card! Love the clean design! Thank you for joining our Great Impressions Challenge this month. I hope you come back next month.
    Ruza
    Ruza’s Craft Corner

  35. Diane Louise says:

    Hello… it’s so lovely to see you have shared one of your lovely cards with us. Thank you for entering your card into our ‘B is for…’ Challenge. Good luck in the draw and hope you will come back again soon.
    [Diane Louise, Team Leader for Crafty Friends Challenge Blog]

  36. Simple, but very pretty! Love the great big, giant flower and the washi tape does add a great touch! Thanks for playing with Jo’s Scrap Shack.

  37. Jane says:

    Lovely, colorful card! Thank you for joining us at Scrapper’s Delights challenge blog. Jane DT xx

  38. This is so pretty! I’m going to have to look at the challenges!

    thank you!

  39. Sheryl Hare says:

    Lovely CAS Eater card – great colour combo.
    Glad you dropped it onto the front porch at 613 Avenue Create.
    Hugs Sheryl DT Member xx

  40. MariLynn says:

    Love the polka dot center to your flower. Thanks for sharing it with us at The Mustard Seed Faith Challenges.

  41. Vickie Yeakley says:

    Very pretty! Thank you for sharing with us at the PIP Challenges.

  42. Claudia Rogier says:

    This card is so sweet. Very nice. Thanks for joining us at Create and Makes
    Hugs Claudia
    DT Creates and Makes
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  43. Helen says:

    Great card – thanks for joining us at Crafting from the Heart and we hope to see you again for our next challenge.

    Helen x

  44. Mans de Fada says:

    Beautiful Easter card.
    Thanks for joining with us at Retarte.
    Yaiza, Dt

  45. Wendy says:

    Great use of washi 🙂 I esp like the bright colors 🙂 Have a great day and Thank You for playing along at PIP Challenges!!

  46. Deanne Saunders says:

    Gorgeous!!! Thanks so much for participating in our {PIN}SPIRATIONAL challenge. Hope you participate in our next challenge!! Have a happy crafty day!!!
    Deanne at A Little Bit O’ Paper

  47. A super sweet Easter card here. Thank you for sharing it with us over at Digi Choosday Challenge. Good luck with your entry. Hugs Andrea DT

  48. Rae Ann says:

    Love the big flower and the bold center. The stripes of color provide wonderful contrast.

    Thank you for joining us at Crafty Sentiments for our Anything Goes challenge.

  49. Audrey says:

    Such a lovely card. Oriental Trading can be dangerous for me because there are usually so many things I want to get.

    Thanks so much for sharing with us on #FridayFrivolity.

  50. Cristina says:

    Such a cute Easter card. And very helpful tips!

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