6 Cute and Easy DIY Cards You Can Make in 5 Minutes or Less

Show friends and loved ones how much you care with the gift of a fun, hand-written card made from kraft paper and easy-to-find 3-D objects.

The mail shows up every day, but it’s usually not anything to, ahem, write home about. That every-once-in-awhile handwritten card, however? Priceless. This year, my resolution is to send more of that “fun mail” to family and friends. To make it easy, we dreamed up six simple cards you can make using easy-to-find 3-D objects. This “Thank You” card is one of my favorites:

DIY 3-D Cards

DIY 3-D Cards

Create cute 3-D cards to send all year long with kraft paper cards and household objects.

Photo by: Andrew McGary ©© 2015 HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Andrew McGary, © 2015 HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Start with some kraft paper cards, an alphabet stamp and strong glue, then get creative. Watch the video to see how to make all 6 cards.

Handmade 3-D Greeting Cards 02:48

Marianne shows you how to make 3-D greeting cards for different occasions.

In just a few minutes, you can create this arsenal of cards to pull from all year long. Happy mailing!

Keep Reading

Next Up

Purse Card

This paper purse card includes a silver paper compact for messages.

How to Make a Silk Screen Card Set

Design your own silk screen greeting cards using transparency film.

How to Make a Bird and Branch Holiday Card

A pinecone adds texture and a sophisticated natural touch to this charming handmade holiday card.

How to Make Collage Greeting Card Designs

Create two, simple collage greeting cards using decorative paper and rubber stamps.

How to Make Stamped, Brushless Watercolor Greeting Cards

Make unique handmade greeting cards using inked stamps for a watercolor effect without the brush.

Feliz Navidad Handmade Holiday Card

Layer ribbon and fabric trims to create a colorful pinata-inspired handmade Christmas card.

Handmade Modern Ornament Holiday Card

This sophisticated card is sure to impress family and friends. Everyone appreciates a handmade card, and our exclusive printable templates make creating one a snap.

Handmade Christmas Tree Card

Surprise friends and family with this cute, easy-to-create handmade holiday card. Trendy patterns and traditional Christmas colors really make it pop.

Hand Carved Stamps and Card

Elizabeth Thummel creates hand carved stamps to use as a decorative accent on her cards.

Encaustic Picture-Gram Card

Jennifer Erts Wyatt embellishes her encaustic picture-gram card with a bear and photos.

On TV

Flip or Flop Vegas

7:30am | 6:30c

Flip or Flop Vegas

8:30am | 7:30c

Flip or Flop

9:30am | 8:30c

Flip or Flop

10am | 9c

Flip or Flop

10:30am | 9:30c

Fixer Upper

11am | 10c

Fixer Upper

12pm | 11c

Fixer Upper

1pm | 12c

Fixer Upper

2pm | 1c

Fixer Upper

3pm | 2c

Fixer Upper

4pm | 3c

Fixer Upper

5pm | 4c

Fixer Upper

6pm | 5c

Fixer Upper

7pm | 6c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Hawaii Life

8pm | 7c

Hawaii Life

8:30pm | 7:30c

Hawaii Life

9pm | 8c

Hawaii Life

9:30pm | 8:30c

Caribbean Life

11pm | 10c

Caribbean Life

11:30pm | 10:30c

Hawaii Life

12am | 11c

Hawaii Life

12:30am | 11:30c

Caribbean Life

2:30am | 1:30c

Hawaii Life

3am | 2c

Hawaii Life

3:30am | 2:30c
What's Hot
What's Hot

Flip or Flop

Consult Program Guide

NEW: Live TV

Don’t miss your favorite shows. Live stream HGTV now.

Follow Us Everywhere

Join the party! Don't miss HGTV in your favorite social media feeds.

Luxury Home Giveaways

HGTV Smart Home

A luxurious, modern home in Scottsdale, Arizona

HGTV Urban Oasis

A cozy Craftsman-style home in Knoxville, Tennessee

HGTV Dream Home

A gorgeous remodel in Gig Harbor, Washington