10 Sweet Handmade Greeting Card Ideas for Easter

Posted by on Apr 15, 2014 in Paper Crafts |


Easter is coming, and who doesn’t love new inspiration for handmade greeting card ideas? Spring is such a fun time of year to send and receive happy snail mail. Is there really anything better than receiving a thoughtfully crafted card in the mail? Get ready to sharpen your card making skills with these cute Easter ideas!

Here are 10 bursts of inspiration to get you ready to craft your own greetings and say, “Happy Easter” to your favorite people this spring.

Handmade Easter Bunny Greeting Cards

Photo via North Story

Creative use for scrap fabric

I absolutely love these DIY Easter cards. Are you the victim of millions of tiny pieces of fabric left over in your craft bag with nothing to do with them? If so…this Easter card is perfect for you! The tutorial will show you how to use the leftover scraps in your stash for something truly unforgettable.

Hand-Stitched Easter Card

Photo via Make and Takes

Hand-stitched Easter card

These creative Hand-Stitched Easter Cards showcase a skill at layering paper and very simple stitching talents. Bonus: They can be made in a jiffy with supplies easily found in any craft store.

Painted Easter Bunny Cards

Photo via Go Make me

Kid-friendly craft

Re-create these Easter Bunny Cards by following the instructions found on Go Make Me. I love this idea as the main instruments used in this craft are a potato and a cotton ball. This is perfect for a Easter card to get the kids involved with.

Recycled Easter Cards

Photo via Craft E Corner

Recycled Starbucks sleeve

This Recycled Bunny Card literally takes recycling to the next level. You have to check out the tutorial to see how she uses an old Starbucks sleeve to create this beautiful Easter card. Genius!

Handmade Easter Treat Bags

Photo via Craftsy member SHDesigns

Sweet and simple gift card holders

For all the friends and family you will be graciously giving gift cards to, here is an adorable option for sewing a simple Easter gift card holder. Your family will love the thoughtfulness of the holder and the ability to buy what they really want this spring!

Washi Tape Easter Cards

Photo via Omiyage Blogs

Washi tape Easter egg

See how to make this Washi-Tape Easter Card. The beautifully designed card is so simple and pretty. These would be perfect for Easter brunch invites or an easy way to let the whole neighborhood know about the annual Easter egg hunt.

Handmade Easter Cards with Seed Packets

Photo via Most Lovely Things

Easter seed packet

Check out these cute handmade cards (complete with seed packages!). What better way to celebrate than with some flowers to plant for spring! One of the things she mentions in the blog is that this awe-inspiring card costs just as much as a card purchased at the store. Say “Happy Easter” with a little room to grow.

Free Easter Card Design on Craftsy.com

Photo via Craftsy member Amanda Moutos

Easter lacing cards

I love the idea of getting the kids involved by lacing up their own Easter cards! Print out this free Easter card design, pull together a bit of yarn, and give your family the crafting ability it needs to jump into creative card sending this year. These cards would be so great to make just for a fun crafting activity at home as well.

Colorful Easter Egg Cards

Photo via Rook no. 17

Vintage inspired Easter cards

These Vintage Handmade Easter Cards are crafted using the  pages of a vintage books that include everything from scrap sheet music, paint chips and more.

Cute Little Easter Bunny Cards

Photo via Willow Day

Shadow puppet Easter bunnies

Check out these Shadow Puppet Handmade Cards. The printable pattern is provided for free. Shadow puppets have never been easier to create for those summer nights in the near distant future. Cards that keep on giving are simply the best kind of cards to receive.

No matter which design you choose – sending thoughtful handmade Easter cards will bring great joy to everyone involved this spring.

Which of these handmade greeting card ideas will you try?