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Free Card for Leap Day!

Celebrate Leap Day with a FREE card! Hurry over and grab your free card at Cardstore while supplies last–after 29,000, we’re done for the day. Happy shopping!

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St. Patrick’s Day Leprechaun Inspiration Board

Be a leprechaun for a day with your own pot of gold at the end of the rainbow and lots of yummy leprechaun-themed treats and creative crafts.

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Cardstore.com Personalized Leprechaun Funny St. Patrick’s Day Card

Bakingdom Rainbow and Four Leaf Clover Pot of Gold Cupcakes

Sweet Sugarbelle Leprechaun Cookies

Make and Takes Pot of Gold

Our Seven Dwarfs Leprechaun Hat Flower Pot

St. Patrick’s Day Inspiration

My favorite color is green and I’m very Irish–so naturally I love St. Patrick’s Day! Here’s a few cute crafts, green clothing items, and accessories to get you in the mood for this fun holiday. Check out our St. Patrick’s Day board on Pinterest for even more inspiration!

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Cardstore.com Friendship Love Loyalty St. Patrick’s Day Card

Martha Stewart Shamrock Boutonnieres and Cupcakes

Anthropologie Cropped Lace Top and Grass Court Dress

Madewell Suede Mini Mailbag

Mardi Gras Inspiration Board

This Green Join Us Party Invitation has all the fun-loving spirit of Mardi Gras! What are you doing to celebrate Fat Tuesday–eating a King Cake, feasting on New Orleans food, or throwing a festive Carnivale themed party of your own? Have you ever been to Mardi Gras in New Orleans?

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Cardstore.com Green Join Us Party Invitation

Food Network King Cake Recipe

Martha Stewart Bird Mask Tutorial

Sweetopia Mardi Gras Cookies Tutorial

Emerald Sparkled Mardi Gras Nails of the Day

Taylor Swift Birthday Cards

Capture elegance, nostalgia, and whimsy with Taylor Swift birthday cards. With colorful and festive photos and sweet birthday sentiments, all that’s missing is a heartfelt happy birthday message from you inside. While all of the Taylor Swift  birthday designs feature messages so sweet that they could be from one of Taylor Swift’s songs, you can even choose a card that features Taylor Swift in concert to share with her biggest birthday fan.

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Rainbow Birthday Party Inspiration

Any event that’s bright and colorful is sure to be a success–at least visually!  Why not use some of these ideas to throw a kid’s birthday party that’s rainbow themed?

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Cardstore.com Colorful Birthday Flags Birthday Card

Martha Stewart Rainbow Cake

Birthday Party Rainbow Pinata

Zoku Rainbow Popsicle

Quick Dish Fruit Skewers

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Cardstore wishes you a Valentines filled with plenty of love and lots of Valentine’s sweets!

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JustWink Funny Birthday Cards

We LOVE justWink’s selection of funny birthday cards, and we’re so excited that the brand has come to Cardstore! JustWink designs feature bright and bold design paired with fun and quirky humor. Particularly well-suited to anyone from your BFF to your cool younger brother, these youthful cards combine the best modern design with the striking, laugh out loud humor. These aren’t your grandmother’s birthday cards—unless your grandmother is one hip lady. We can’t wait to see even more designs from justWink that are coming our way, but for now, take a look at their line of birthday cards on the site.  Here’s a few of our favorites just as a teaser:

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Bird-Themed Baby Shower Inspiration

Throw a bird bird baby shower based off of this pink bird baby shower invitation to create a beautiful celebration for the little one on the way. With a sweet pink dress and plenty of bird accessories, guests (and the mom-to-be!) are sure to love this adorable baby bird theme.

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Anthropologie Bird Towel and Pink Dress

Blue Bird Soap from Etsy Shop LilAnnieBell

Bird Ceramic Cupcake Stand from Etsy Shop WhitneySmith

Better Homes and Gardens Bird’s Nest Cupcakes

How to Turn Your Favorite Card into a Gift Box

Not sure what to do with a favorite card, especially a personalized card? Try this fun and easy way to turn your card into a gift box! It only takes a few minutes, and you can use items you most likely already have around the house.

Supplies Needed:

  • Favorite Card
  • Scissors
  • Glue (or double-sided tape)
  • Ruler

Got everything? Great! Let’s get started…

1. Cut the card in half along the fold.

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2. Trim 1/8th inch from along the side and edge of the back of the card

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3. Use your ruler to score a straight edge 1” from the edge of all four sides. See below as indicated with pencil, but you may not wish to write on your card, as it will show when the box is complete. Repeat for second half of the card.

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5. Fold along the scores, as shown below.

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6. Along the narrow edge of the card, make two small cuts, which will become the flaps. 5.0 cut flaps in narrow end1 300x225; How to Turn Your Favorite Card into a Gift Box

 

 

 

 

 

 

7. Fold up the long edges, and apply glue (or 2-sided tape) to the flaps.

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8. Repeat on both ends of the card, and for both halves of the card. Let dry, and you’ve got a perfectly personalized gift box!

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We hope you had fun creating your gift boxes. Try it again and again with all of your favorite cards!

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