Birthdays are special! So, if the birthday of your loved one is around the corner, you must be surely looking for ways to make their day special. From social media posts to personalized custom gifts, there are endless ways to surprise your loved ones on their special day. Despite all new forms of birthday celebrations, no birthday is complete without a birthday card. Birthday cards make it easy to express your feelings in a personalized way. In fact, a handmade birthday card is among the best ways to portray your efforts in a creative way.
You do not need to be creative or artistic to create a DIY birthday card. Making a DIY birthday card is easy, just think out-of-the-box. Here are few ideas to inspire you –
- Whether you are making the card for your spouse or kid, try to include their likes and interest into the card. So, if your spouse is a foodie or a pizza lover, you can opt for a pizza shaped card with a personalized message. Use a piece of cardboard to create pizza base and soft felt cuttings to create the toppings. You can use hot glue to stick these felt cuttings on the board and complete the “pizza” card. Similarly, you can also create lollipop or cupcake theme card for kids.
- Try to include an element of humor and fun to your greeting card. From the message to the design, there are various ways to make your greeting cards fun. Print out few photos of fun times you have spent with your spouse. You can create a photo collage in the greeting card. It will not only make the card personal but will also help relive happy memories for the person on his birthday.
- One of the easiest ways to create birthday cards is using watercolors. Don’t worry if you are not an artist or do not have previous experience with watercolors. These cards are simple to make and there are no chances of making a mess. Select a good quality paper for your card and cut out a card of your desired size. Take glue to spell out your message on the card. Then use abstract watercolors and spread them across the card. After drying, the message will be clearly visible amid painted watercolors.
- If you do not have resources like paints or colors with you, look out for ribbons, cut outs of shapes like hearts, balloons and other kind of decorations. In fact, simple colored Washi tapes are also ideal for decorating cards. Choose 2 or 3 different colors and patterns of Washi tapes and paste them along the edges of the card. You can also be creative and create geometric patterns.
Remember, your thought and efforts behind the card matter the most. Create a DIY birthday card for your loved one and delight them on their special day!