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October 7th is World Card-Making Day!

Posted by Audrey Breaux on

October 7th is World Card-Making Day! This annual event is celebrated on the first Saturday in October. It was started in 2006 by "Paper Crafts" magazine and went viral!  It aims to jump-start the holiday season and encourage crafty folks to create original and unique cards. Come and join our warehouse sale  this weekend and take advantage of our already discounted prices with an additional 30% off your entire purchase by using the promotional code: cards2023.
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 The primary objective of World Card-Making Day is to jump-start the holiday season and inspire craft enthusiasts to create unique and personalized cards.

Why Celebrate World Card-Making Day

World Card-Making Day provides an excellent opportunity for individuals to showcase their creativity and express their heartfelt sentiments through handmade cards. In a world dominated by digital communication, receiving a handmade card can be a refreshing and meaningful experience. It allows people to connect on a more personal level and shows that someone has taken the time and effort to create something special.

 How to Participate in World Card-Making Day?

Participating in World Card-Making Day is easy and fun! Here are a few ideas to get you started:

1. Gather Your Supplies

Before you begin, gather all the necessary supplies such as cardstock, patterned paper, adhesive, scissors, stamps, and ink pads. Having everything organized and within reach will make the creative process smoother.

2. Choose a Theme

Select a theme for your cards. It could be a specific holiday, a special occasion, or simply a design that brings joy. Having a theme in mind will help you stay focused and create cohesive cards.

3. Let Your Imagination Soar

Unleash your creativity and let your imagination soar! Experiment with different techniques, colors, and embellishments. Don't be afraid to try new things and make each card unique.

4. Personalize Your Cards

Add a personal touch to your cards by including handwritten messages or sentiments. This will make the recipient feel extra special and appreciated.

5. Share Your Creations

Once you've finished creating your cards, share them with others. You can send them to friends and family, donate them to local charities, or even organize a card-making party with fellow craft enthusiasts.

6. Spread the Word

Spread the word about World Card-Making Day on social media using the hashtag #WorldCardMakingDay. Encourage others to join in the celebration and share their own creations.


World Card-Making Day is a wonderful occasion to embrace your creativity, connect with others, and spread joy through handmade cards. Whether you're an experienced crafter or just starting out, this event offers a perfect opportunity to showcase your skills and make someone's day a little brighter.

So, mark your calendars for the first Saturday in October and get ready to get crafty on World Card-Making Day!


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