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. Ciska says:

    A great vibrant card and I agree; washi really is a very versatile crafting supply and seems to stretch on forever to boot! Thank you for playing along with our challenge @ (P)inspirational!

  2. Emily says:

    Beautiful card! Thanks for sharing this at #HomeMattersParty

  3. Cheryl says:

    Super sweet! Thank you for joining us at Really Reasonable Ribbon challenge this week!
    Hugs
    Cheryl

  4. Ginny Maxam says:

    Sweet card! Thank you for Joining in our Anything Goes challenge at Word Art Wednesday! Ginny M DT

  5. Monica Soto says:

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

  6. Bonnie says:

    Great cards! Thanks so much for participating in our Really Reasonable Ribbon Challenge.

  7. Crystal says:

    I used to spend much more time making cards, and this is beautiful. I’m going to have to pull it all out before I forget how to do it.

  8. tina says:

    Such a beautiful card.
    Thank you so much for joining us at Polkadoodles Craft Challenge Anything Goes.
    Hugs, Tina – DT
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  9. Pauline says:

    A super card, so pretty.
    Thank you for joining us for our Anything Goes challenge at Polkadoodles .
    Pauline
    x

  10. anjie says:

    Great make. Thanks for joining us in our week 13 Anything Goes challenge at Digi Choosday
    Anjie (DT)

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