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Free Handmade Greeting Card Projects - Page 1

These greeting card projects are free for you to make for personal use. I have a wide variety of unique designs to choose from. Follow the step-by-step instructions for specific results or use the projects for a starting point to take off on your own creative journey.

The projects are of varying skill levels and varying time involved so there is something for everyone. I will be adding more projects as time goes on, so bookmark this page for future reference.

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Project One: Heat Emboss in a Window - A simple yet elegant way to show off your favorite stamp, framed by a beveled window.

Skill level: moderate
Time: moderate

Project Two: Branch and Leaves - Nature done with cut-outs and a leaf punch.

Skill level: moderate
Time: moderate

Project Three: Valentine in Red, White, and Black - A simple heart outlined in gold heat embossing, set on a black mulberry background in a window of white card stock.

Skill level: moderate
Time: moderate

Project Four: Valentine in Red, Black, and Black - A simple heart outlined in gold heat embossing, set on a black mulberry background in a window of black card stock.

Skill level: moderate
Time: moderate

Project Five: Three Tulips - Tulips punched out of parchment paper, layered on an accent color and making use of decorative scissors. Makes a great springtime birthday card or Easter card.

Skill level: easy
Time: fairly quick

Project Six: Sunny Day - This greeting card project makes use of embossing markers, primary colors scrapbooking paper, and some simple free-hand artwork. Makes a great springtime birthday card or Easter card.

Skill level: moderate
Time: moderate plus

Project Seven: Starry, Starry Night - This greeting card project features gold stars on a deep purple mulberry paper background. Fairly quick and easy.

Skill level: easy
Time: quick

Project Eight: Ribbon Banner - Decorative ribbon as a diagonal banner set on a deep purple mulberry paper background inside a frame

Skill level: easy
Time: moderately quick

Project Nine: Sixteen Leaves - A little patience is required for this project. It features sixteen punched-out leaves set in sixteen tiny windows with a background of parchment paper sky.

Skill level: moderate plus
Time: fairly long

Project Ten: Rustic Frame - This earth-tone card features three nature-themed rubber stamps surrounded by a frame on speckled card stock.

Skill level: moderate
Time: moderate

Project Eleven: Festive Star - Fun-colored embossing in the shape of a star on black background with metallic gold marker around the edge.

Skill level: moderate
Time: moderate plus

Project Twelve: Mulberry Collage - Primary additive colors in mulberry paper make up this abstract greeting card project.

Skill level: moderate
Time: moderate plus

Project Thirteen: Elegant and Slender - This card features a gold embossed mandala on blue metallic paper set high on a tall, narrow speckled card blank.

Skill level: easy to moderate
Time: moderately quick

Project Fourteen: Twisted Ribbon Abstract - Simple shapes of metallic card stock make for an abstract design that is appropriate for many occasions.

Skill level: easy
Time: quick

Project Fifteen: Twisted Ribbon Abstract with Dots - The same as number fourteen with the addition of dots of gold metallic card stock.

Skill level: easy
Time: moderate to quick

Project Sixteen: Embossed Vine Plus Stamp - A dry-embossed and stenciled vine wraps around a stamped and framed image.

Skill level: advanced
Time: fairly long

Project Seventeen: Butterflies Dream - For this project, butterflies are stamped on mulberry paper to give an earthy feel to an all-purpose greeting card.

Skill level: moderate
Time: moderate

Project Eighteen: Intrepid Dragonfly - A large dragonfly rubber stamped image on a simple torn-paper background makes this card suitable for many occasions.

Skill level: moderate
Time: moderate

Project Nineteen: Buttonflies - Buttons, wire, and metallic thread adorn three butterflies on a handmade-paper background.

Skill level: moderate
Time: moderately long

Project Twenty: Button, Mesh, and Handmade Paper - Found items in the form of a button and plastic mesh combine with handmade paper to create an artistic delight.

Skill level: moderate
Time: moderate

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