It is a great practice among people all over the world, to greet mum & dad – their relatives, friends and even other unknown people, who come across in their way on any happy occasion like marriages, family functions and special days like Christmas.
Normally people wish their near and dear during Christmas by sending greeting cards, either bought from gift shops or prepared by own efforts. It will also be something special, if a gift is accompanied by a greeting card on this auspicious occasion. Especially, when you prepare greetings at home by putting some personal efforts with taste, the receivers will feel be happy and feel that you have special love and affection towards them.
It is not at all a difficult task in creating a Christmas card at home. Basically, you need some creative ideas and of course the required materials for making the greeting card. You are free to use different waste materials and cheap things that are available at home itself.
Christmas Greeting Card Ideas for Mother
Select a coloured chart paper of your own choice and then you can use different stuffs in the process of decorating the card. The next step is to write the sentences and words wishing the receiver inside the card. It is up to you to fold the card twice or thrice depending upon the size of the paper. You can also use it as a single card.
Making of a tri-fold greeting card is not that much difficult. It is enough, if you double the central portion of the greeting card as compared to the right and left folds. The front folds can be decorated with different decorative materials and allot the central portion of the card to write the sentences of best wishes on the occasion of the Christmas 2017. The next step is to wrap the greeting card with colour ribbons, which would give a rich look to your homemade card.
Merry Christmas Greeting Ideas for Father
Take a 10”x7” piece of card stock score down the center with a bone folder and ruler. Now fold the card so that it measures a size of 5”x7”. Get a piece of blue paper which is ¼” smaller than the size of the front card and decorate it with golden and silver coloured stars and moons.
Now select a piece of purple coloured paper, which equals the width of the blue stamped paper and the length should be only 1/3 rd of the blue paper. After marking the line edges of the card with black marking pens, provide places in the stamped paper. Form a house by using the strips of a cloth measuring tapes. Use as many strips as required. Draw a triangle in a handmade paper and fix it as the roof of the house.
Prepare the balance handmade paper to form a chimney and windows by using black and white papers. Finally, you have to assemble the house on the greeting card so that the measuring tape strips are arranged vertically and the roof and the windows are to be glued to the sides of the house.