5 Great Reasons for Making Your Own Holiday Cards

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Thu, Oct 6, 2011 4:50 PM EDT

The holidays will be here before you know it, and nothing says Christmas like a handmade card. So grab your crafting supplies and order your holiday kits, because now more than ever a handmade card really shows you care. Here are 5 great reasons for making your own holiday cards this year:

  1. Longevity - With its' simple charm, a handmade card can make someone's day. It is those handmade cards from the special people in our lives that we all keep and cherish for a lifetime!
  2. It Distinguishes You - In an age of emails and template e-cards, a handmade card can show off your personality and creativity. Whether you are traditional, modern or something in between, no two handmade cards are made alike!
  3. It's fun - For those of us that love our papers, holiday cards are just another excuse to craft to our hearts content.
  4. 'Tis the Season - For a card maker, the holiday season is the Oscars of card making. So, roll out the red carpet and show off all of the techniques you have been working on all year!
  5. Tradition - This holiday season, embrace tradition in the most sincere way by giving a gift from the heart. Whether you are carrying on a tradition or starting a new one, handmade cards make holiday greetings personal and memorable!Now that you have all the reasons you need to start creating beautiful holiday cards, here are some must-have kits to get you started!
These holiday card-making kits will get you started!

Foil Christmas Sticker Set is the perfect finishing touch for your holiday cards. This kit has everything you need to address and impress! Included in this kit are 5 sheets of envelope seals (150 total), 15 sheets of gift tags (60 total) and 15 sheets of address labels (60 total).

Hannah Christmas Kit is an assortment of rich reds and greens, these papers and embellishments will have Christmas cards dancing through your head!

Cecile Holiday Paper Crafting Kit brings a winter-inspired setting to life with glitter frosted Christmas trees, crystal stars and sparkling flurries adorned in silver and gold. Reminiscent of white Christmases, the blustery feel of this assortment will leave Jack Frost nipping at your nose!

Happy (early) Holidays!

--Anna Griffin, Craft Expert

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P.S. See below for some holiday card crafting ideas and inspiration.