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Here are some guidelines on how to make simple Christmas cards at home.

Handmade Christmas Greeting Cards

Cards are the best way to convey your emotions and feelings to your loved ones. The earliest known designer of a Christmas card was Sir Henry Cole, the first director of the Victoria and Albert Museum. It was both the Penny Post postal service in 1840 and the industrialization of the printing industry however, that led to the popularity of sending Christmas cards. The true meaning of Christmas is in sharing and love, in fellowship and togetherness. It is in spreading the warmth in our hearts to touch the lives of others with joy and good cheer. This Christmas, express your feelings with Christmas cards the ways in which you cherish your dear ones and treasure in your heart the moments spent with them. So this time wish them Merry Christmas with your hand made cards.
Here are some cards, which you can try at home.

Christmas Tree Card

Materials Required :
  • Cardboard/cardstock or other thick paper for the card
  • Sketch pen or marker for writing
  • Color marble paper (red, green, yellow and brown)
  • Scissors
Merry ChristmasHow to Make
  • First fold the piece of cardstock or cardboard in half to form the card Cover the cardstock with red color marble paper
  • Than cut out a four green triangles (the boughs of the tree), a small brown rectangle (the tree trunk) and a yellow star (for the top of the tree)
  • Glue the brown rectangular to the lower front of your card this will be the tree trunk.
  • Glue the green triangles above the tree trunk. Glue the yellow star atop the tree. After your pasting is over
  • Write a Christmas greeting on your card with the marker. If you'd like, draw some ornaments on your tree (or use stickers). You can even use other ornaments like glitters and stars to decorate the tree.
  • Your Christmas tree card is ready.
Card with Snowflake

Materials Required :
  • White paper
  • Scissors
  • A protractor Glitter or glitter glue
  • Colored construction paper to make the card
  • Glue
How to Make

Method :
  • Fold the piece of paper in half to make the card
  • Fold over one side, then the other, to make two 60-degree folds. You can do this by using use a protractor
  • Cut off the edges of the paper in an arc - this makes a circle (if you were to unfold the paper)
  • Cut a lot of the paper away
  • Unfold your snowflake carefully
  • Decorate your snowflake with glitter or glitter glue it is optional to do Lastly glue your snowflake onto a folded piece of construction paper for a great winter card.