When people ask what my favorite thing to create is I usually say cards each time. Maybe it’s the quick win I feel of finishing a craft project. Probably because I get them done pretty fast when I do make cards. This is the inspiration behind showing you Card Ideas for Crafters on this post.
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Or maybe the smile I see on the faces of those I give handmade cards to. Either one is good I guess. Let’s see if I can inspire you to create some today!
I’ll go through my card box today and show you what I have and we can chat about how I come up with my card ideas as a crafter.
Baby Card Idea From An Old Paper Pack
Do you scrapbook? If you do, or did, I bet you have tons of paper packs from scrapbooking kits just sitting around. I like to use up cute embellishments and paper to make fun cards like this baby card.
This next baby card idea is from some CUTE stickers (the duck) and I use a printed card (all the tiny baby-themed words fit perfectly).
I added the bubble stickers and stamped “Congratulations” on it for a FAST yet adorable, baby card. And of course, a card isn’t really finished without a cute bow somewhere! LOL
Card Ideas for Crafters With Stamps
This one is a kit from Close To My Heart. They have SUCH cute stuff. I love all the colors they use and their stamps are the best I’ve crafted with over the years.
These next 2 cards are from a Close To My Heart kit. They often have adorable paper packs that are so fun to make look amazing when done because they have instructions and ideas if you need them.
Isn’t that navy and yellow ADORABLE together?
This next one is a stamped birthday card idea. Perfect for the rocker dude (or dudette) in your life.
Often I like to cut the stamp out by eyeballing a border around the image and then I used a pop-dot to attach it above the kraft paper bar. I wrapped some twine around the bar for some dimension after I stamped “Happy Birthday.”
On the card itself (from Michaels) I also stamped a grunge-looking blotch before attaching anything. This stamp set is also from Close to My Heart.
More Stamped Card Ideas for Crafters
This stamped card was a fun one too. The little white flowers are from Walmart. They also come in burlap too and they are equally cute!!
Simply stamp the coffee cup image and use colored pencils to add some color and dimension. On this one, I even added some black sparkle to the stamped image swirls but that didn’t photograph very well.
I hope these are inspiring you to create some cards today too!
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Easiest. Card. Ever.
No lie. This colored burlap card blank from Hobby Lobby almost makes a fun card on its own! Perfect for inspiration for Card Ideas for Crafters for sure! I may even have a drawer full. LOL
The puffy embellishments are from someplace online I ordered years ago but they matched perfectly for this one.
I am about to use this one for a thank you card for someone who did something really sweet for me.
I think it’s so stinking cute and this card idea took me seconds! Here is a close-up look at the puffy embellishments.
Card Ideas for Crafters to Make With Your Cricut
If you like to cut out your cards on the Cricut (or any personal cutter really) you can check out the card section in the shop.
Both card SVG designs work great to tuck in a gift card too!
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