Card-making Tutorials

Here's a sweet card tutorial for one of our favorite books. A mom teaches her little girl how to be resourceful by creating new clothing items out of an old (but favorite) dress. LOVE this book!

I Had a Favorite Dress Card Tutorial

My mom gave us the book, I Had a Favorite Dress, a few years ago for Christmas, and it has been one of our favorites ever since. Author Boni Ashburn…

Here's a quick Valentine tutorial plus 10 more cute Valentine card ideas that you can whip up in minutes!

Make a Valentine: 10 Cute Valentine Ideas You’ll LOVE

For today’s Creative Play Challenge, we’re going to make a Valentine. I’ll start off by sharing a quick tutorial of a valentine I made this weekend and then end with…

How to Make a Watercolor Postcard . . . Without Watercolors! Oh my goodness, I didn't realize you could do this! This method is so simple I taught it to my 5 and 7-year old nieces and they had a hey-day making lovely watercolor-looking pieces. It's so much fun! Also is a great idea for art journaling backgrounds. :) via littlegirldesigns.com

Make a Watercolor Postcard . . . Without Watercolors!

This watercolor postcard method is so easy you can teach your kids to do it. Which is exactly what I did the last time I was with my nieces. They…

Oh my goodness, these cards are so cute. AND they're so easy to make. You probably have all the supplies to make these get well cards already! (Kid-friendly project too! :))

Make a Get Well Card

I saw a get well card similar to this one years ago at the grocery store except the band-aid had little googly eyes. It was so cute, I stashed the…

Learn how to transform a recipe into a card or print that you can frame or give as a unique gift!

How to Paint a Recipe

Want to learn how to paint a recipe? It’s such a fun project and makes a cute card too! Wow, I can’t believe the majority of the summer is behind…

Learn how to make these beautiful watercolor cards -- they're simple enough that a toddler can do them. I LOVE these! :)

Toddler-Friendly Salt Effect Watercolor Cards

I LOVE these cards. Last year I discovered salt effect watercolor cards but for some reason I never got around to making a tutorial. Maybe I thought it was too…

Watch as I create two simple "remember when" cards; you don't even have to consider yourself an artist to make these. And they make great gifts too!

How to Make a Remember When Card

A “remember when” card is one of my favorite kinds of cards to make for someone. It’s pretty easy to whip one up, takes a minimum of supplies, and packs…

Have you ever wanted to make a pop-up card but they look too difficult? This is a great tutorial on how to make a simple pop up card that takes minimal supplies and skills. And you'll love the cute result!

How to Make a Super Simple Pop-up Card

Who doesn’t love a pop-up card? It’s mail with a sweet surprise all wrapped up in one. Maybe you’ve wanted to try to make one before but the thought of…

Pull out a stack of blank envelopes and let's get to decorating! Why send plain envelopes through the mail when you can add your own personal touch? Click through to learn five fun (and easy) ways to personalize your snail mail!

Five Fun Ways to Decorate Envelopes

As a part of letter-writing month, we wouldn’t want to forget the envelopes! After all, that’s the first thing your friend will see when they open their mailbox. You could…

LOVE this card tutorial--it's super easy and now I don't feel so bad about my stacks of Anthropologie catalogs that I can't seem to throw away. This is the kind of tutorial that anyone could do (it's even kid-friendly in my opinion!)

How to Make Gorgeous Butterfly Cards

Thank goodness for Anthropologie catalogs. I’ve used those beautiful pages for more projects than I can count, and today I’m going to share the world’s easiest butterfly card tutorial using…

Say "Hello!" with this whimsical watercolor card by Maggie of Maggie's Butterfly Kisses. Send someone a smile in the mail today! #30daymailboxlove

Say Hello With This Fun Watercolor Card

Today I’m excited to introduce you to Maggie, the blogger behind Maggie’s Butterfly Kisses. Her blog is packed with card-making tutorials, and I’m so glad she agreed to writing a…

How to Make a Paper Doll card - Use up paper and fabric scraps to make your own paper doll card. Such a sweet idea! via littlegirldesigns.com

How to Make a Paper Doll Card

A few weeks ago, I was clicking around Pinterest when I came across a picture of a sweet little illustration that was made with a black pen and a scrap…