| August 15, 2012

It's easy to buy a greeting card with a pre-written message, but a handmade version is much more personal and easier to make than you think.  Here are some creative greeting card tutorials we love from around the web:

Photo Courtesy of Laura Bassen
Paint Chip Greeting Cards

Paint chip cards are great for crafting. We love what Laura from Doublestick Heaven did with them to create this colorful greeting card.

Photo Courtesy of Jessica Jones
Mini Bunting Birthday Card

Jessica Jones from How About Orange takes adorable to the next level with her Mini Bunting Birthday Card.

Photo Courtesy of Shannon Madigan
Simple, Quick and Handmade Greeting Cards

Even if you don't have a crafty bone in your body, Shannon Madigan of MadiganMade.com shows us how to make these simply gorgeous and easy-to-make greeting cards.

Photo Courtesy of Maureen Cracknell
Celery-Stamped Valentines

Maureen Cracknell shows us how to make flowery stamps with celery stalks.

Photo Courtesy of Leigh-Ann Keffer
Stitched Handwriting

Leigh-Ann Keffer of the blog Freckled Nest demonstrates how to stitch your own handwriting! But we also think this would be a wonderful technique when applied to a handmade card.

Photo Courtesy of Kate Petty
Pixelated Heart

If you're feel like getting crafty with a precision knife, check out this very cool pixelated pop-up card from Minieco.co.uk.