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  • Santa Block Print Card by Noah
    Santa Block Print Card by Noah
    by den10studio

    Traditionally, we make our Christmas cards with a block printed design. Now that our kids are older, they are making our cards this year. My son drew a Santa and my husband made the "color separations". I found a softer material than linoleum for the kids to carve. This design will be three color…

  • Shaving cream card
    Shaving cream card
    by mikeasaurus

    For all you stampers out there here's a method of making a cool background using shaving cream, some ink, and a little creativity. This instructable will show you how to make a nifty marbled background for your homemade cards, perfect for the holidays or any other time you want to let someone kno…

  • Homemade Snowglobe Card
    Homemade Snowglobe Card
    by understandblue

    This Make-Your-Own-Snowglobe card has a little twist - it is re-animating something you might see every morning! :)

Homemade Holidays: Holiday Card Contest




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The time of year has finally arrived to tell all of those special people in your life that you have them in your thoughts. This, of course, means it's time to mail out all of those holiday cards! Sure, you could go out and spend $5 on a store-bought holiday card, but why not save a few bucks and show your loved ones that you really care. So, break out your crafting supplies and get into the spirit of the holidays.

Show us how you made, personalized, or specially delivered your holiday cards and win an awesome cutter to help you with your holiday crafts and an Instructables t-shirt to help keep you warm!

But wait, there's more! All of the entries in the Homemade Holidays contests will be eligible to win cool prizes, like a sewing machine from Singer, when all of the contests finish up in January.

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