Mother’s Day is a great way to show your mother and the other important women in your life how much they mean to you. But why are Mother’s Day cards so expensive? Well, they don’t have to be!
Moms love getting homemade cards and creations. Special holidays like Mother’s Day can give you a chance to get creative and personal at the same time.
Below are 6 Mother’s Day card ideas that will melt any moms heart.
1. Create a Unique Mother’s Day Card in Canva
Canva is not a program just used by bloggers to make social media graphics. It can be used by anyone by signing up for free with just an email address.
The program, Canva, has a lot of free graphics and design features that allow you to make the perfect Mother’s day card image. I used Canva to make the Pinterest cover for this article and you could use it the same way to print off and give it as your card.
If your looking for creative Mother’s Day card ideas Canva can be your one-stop shop.
2. Use a Service Like Shutterfly
Shutterfly always has great deals! The program is super easy to use. What I like about using Shutterfly for Mother’s Day cards is they have pre-made templates that all you need to do is personalize.
Shutterfly has a range of products from coffee mugs to calendars to cards. You can find great cards and gifts for a fraction of the price and even earn cash back through eBates.
3. Create a Personal Creation With Tagxedo
As a teacher, I love using Tagxedo for personal creations. Tagxedo is an internet website where you type in words and pick different outlines that fill in your text into a word cloud.
The texts can be different sizes/fonts for different words that you want to be emphasized. Tagxedo runs with a Silverlight program and can be best used on Internet Explorer or Firefox. One special aspect of this program is that you can turn creations that you make into gifts.
Some options include a canvas tote, t-shirt, mugs, or mouse pads. Check out the Mother’s Day Tagxedo I made below!
I personally own a Circut and use it to make homemade cards in a pinch. You can make the design in the design space, send it to the machine, and voila! You have a personalized Mother’s Day card quick.
5. Microsoft Office Or Google Docs
Microsoft Office products are programs that many of us millennials have grown up with and used forever. From Publisher to Word to PowerPoint, there are so many creative options. Now even better is using the cloud-based Google docs or slides.
My personal favorite Office product that does not get utilized as much as it should is Publisher. I love the templates tool and you can pick from a wide range of different card sizes/styles.
PowerPoint is another program that can be so special for moms. You can create a PowerPoint that tells them all the reasons why you love them. Or even put together a slideshow with special pictures.
6. Old Fashioned Paper and Markers
Take it back old school, before all of the techy websites and programs. Use paper and markers to create a unique card. Use Google to search different unique sayings and then write from your heart.
Mother’s will appreciate the hard work you put in and keep it as a unique keepsake. This option is great because it is FREE!