With graduation season upon up, I thought I’d share how to make a DIY grad card yourself. See how to make DIY personalized graduation cards like this one — with the grad’s name, school colors, and graduation year. Plus a matching DIY envelope!
It’s easy to make Graduation cards yourself. For this tutorial, we make a card that showcases the graduate’s special year on a handmade ‘tag’ shape.
With a few simple cuts, you can turn an simple handmade Graduation card into a gift card holder for your favorite graduate! Follow these steps, and choose your paper colors based on the graduate’s high school colors, or the colors of their new college.
I made this card entirely from my Cricut Expression machine, using Plantin Schoolbook for the words, and my new favorite cartridge — Everyday Paper Dolls — for everything else. That cartridge cuts out so many things! See why I love it.
Are you looking for a unique graduation card for someone special? Thanks to designer papers, you can find a wide array of sentiments, designs, and colors that will make your card stand out from all the rest. See how I made this graduation card.
Do you need a card for a special person? Try this unique ‘name’ card to let someone know that you’re proud of them. I love making personalized cards for kids with uncommon names, and the sentiment inside can be for any occasion.
This is a graduation card for my 5-year old nephew who is graduating from pre-school. Obviously this card can be used for any type of graduation ceremony, and for graduates of any age.
I made a couple of graduation cards this year. This one feature’s the graduate’s name on the front cover. See how I made this graduation card, step-by-step.
You can make this star-shaped card with or without a Cricut machine. Here are directions for making the card both ways…