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Make A Great Birthday Card

Open your folded card (whatever size you choose is great) and measure two ribbon or string pieces that will go across the width of your card. Tie the two strings together to make a knot at each end. Glue each … Continue reading

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Valentines Day Card History

Valentine greetings have been popular since the Middle Ages, a time when prospective lovers said or sang their romantic verses. Written valentines began to appear after 1400. Paper valentines originated in the 1500s, being exchanged in Europe and being given … Continue reading

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Victorian Chrstmas Greeting Card History

Children in Victorian England had the task of writing greetings to their parents in their very best handwriting. Sometimes adults wrote Christmas letters to each other, but this could take up a great deal of time. The printed Christmas card … Continue reading

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Kwanzaa Greeting Card

Materials: Creatology™ Chenille Stems – Multi; Red, Green, Brown, Black and Yellow Cards – White Creatology™ Construction Paper Creatology™ Foam Stickers – Alphabet Dotty Scissors Ruler Pencil Aleene’s “Tacky” Glue® Paper Envelope Instructions: For Card: Cut brown construction paper to … Continue reading

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