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.
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."