Religious Easter card crafts

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Religious Easter card crafts
Take inspiration from famous paintings. (Photos.com/Photos.com/Getty Images)

Create one-of-a-kind Easter cards with a religious theme. Use a few simple materials that can be found around the house, leftover supplies from other paper craft projects and a computer with Internet access. Children and adults can make thoughtful dimensional and embellished cards to send Easter greetings to family and friends in celebrating this special event.

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Easter lily card

Make a lovely card featuring the trumpet-shaped white flower that represents spiritual purity, virtue, innocence, hope and life. Cut a white card stock sheet with a paper cutter into a 25 by 17.5 cm (10 by 7 inch) rectangle. Fold it in half to make a blank card 12.5 by 17.5 cm (5 by 7 inches) -- to fit an A-7 size envelope. Attach a 10 by 15 cm (4 by 6 inch) decorative piece of paper with a religious theme trimmed with fancy scissors to the front of the card with double-sided tape. Apply a colourful lily in bloom vintage or contemporary designed sticker on top of the decorative paper. Use a calligraphy pen to write "Christ Is Risen," or "Happy Easter" inside the card.

Church window card

Draw the outline of an arched church window in a 10 by 15 cm (4 by 6 inch) space. Cut it out. Use markers and dimensional paint to add stained glass style details such as a cross, sunlight streaming down and a dove with an olive branch in its beak. Attach the window on the front of a blank 12.5 by 17.5 cm (5 by 7 inch) card cut from heavy scrapbook paper imprinted with religious symbols -- to fit in an A-7 envelope. Write a greeting inside the card like "Peace and Happiness on this Easter day" or "Rejoice in the Glory of the Lord."

Jesus and children card

Search the Internet for a copyright-free image of Jesus with little children. Copy and paste it into a blank document using a program such as Microsoft Word. Print it on white card stock and cut it out in a rectangular shape using fancy scissors to give it a decorative edge. Mount it with double-sided tape onto a blank card made with heavy scrapbook paper printed on one side with an Easter theme and white inside. Use a calligraphy pen to write a greeting inside the card such as "Wishing you and your family a blessed Easter."

Easter cross card

Make a pretty religious Easter card decorated with a decorative cross cut from heavy scrapbook paper or elegant expired wallpaper . Draw the cross on the back side of the paper and cut with scissors. Cut pastel card stock paper on a paper cutter into 25 by 17.5 cm (10 by 7 inch) sheets. Fold them in half to make a blank 12.5 by 17.5 cm (5 by 7 inch) card. Attach the cross to the front of the card with double sided tape or glue stick. Use glitter glue or dimensional paint to add a border around the edges. Use a calligraphy pen to write a Easter greetings inside the card such as "Sending you Easter greeting," or "Wishing you Easter blessings."

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