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Making cards can be one of the best hobbies you ever had. I' am a living testament of it. It started way back when I was in junior high and I have never stopped. I would make some impressive cards for my colleagues. Making them by hand makes them unique and conveys heartfelt feelings more than the commercial cards.

Paper crafts card making is a great way to earn yourself a living if you are able to sell your crafts. Ideally, a paper crafts card should be personal. I used to get orders to make cards for individual people and I would ask them what exactly they wanted to convey in the card. If they wanted a particular message inscribed, I would ask them if they would write it down for me themselves and then I would incorporate in the cards. For the others, I would research and find cute messages to put on the cards depending on the message I wanted to convey in the card.

It should be unique; that is an artist should always be on the lookout for new ideas to use in his craft and they should be eye-catching. If it is a birthday card for a five year old, use all the birthday themes and consider the age of the child. The same applies for a Valentine's Day card, a wedding invitation a get -well-soon card etc

All the card makers know that finding inspiration for ones work even if it is a hobby is a task in itself. Sometimes you are so high on inspiration and sometimes it is so low you do not even know what happened to you. This is why you need to document all your inspirations. Have an ideas book for writing down something you noticed on your morning jog or something inspirational you heard on radio. You may not have time to start making your card immediately but when the time comes for you to get to work, you will be fully inspired.

Look for ideas in magazines newspapers, books etc. Change the paper types every now and then .There are many types that are authentic and are beautiful to use. Make sure you have refined you calligraphy skills. Have at hand all the tools you need for your craft. Practice your craft each and everyday to refine your skills. Make sure you have not run out of ideas otherwise your business my just as well shut down