Card making facts:

  • The origin of exchanging handmade greeting cards can be traced all the way back to ancient Chinese culture.
  • Today, card making is a worldwide hobby, especially popular in Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
  • One in six US households participates in making cards.
  • 86% of scrapbookers also create handmade cards.
  • 92% of papercrafters create cards—more than any other type of project.
  • The top occasions/themes for making cards are
    • Birthdays
    • Winter holidays (Christmas, New Year’s, etc.)
    • Thank you
    • Valentine’s Day
    • Mother’s Day
  • Card makers prefer stamps and rub-ons for use on their holiday handmade cards.
  • And our favorite fact. . .73% of card makers use their computer in part or all of their design.

In honor of World Card Making Day, we wanted to share some of our favorite downloads to help you get started.


Celebrate Any Day Greeting Card Templates
(NA, EU, SP)

Little Milestones Birthday Greeting Card Template Set
(NA, EU, SP)

Hash It Out Greeting Card Templates
(NA, EU, SP)

Thanks Tons Greeting Card Template Set
(NA, EU, SP)

Hip Hip Hooray Trifold Card Template
(NA, EU, SP)

And, because it's never too early to start thinking about the holidays:

Year End Review Infographic Postcard Template
(NA, EU, SP)

Christmas Collection Greeting Card Templates
(NA, EU, SP)


Don't forget to share your unique and fabulous cards with us on My Digital Studio's gallery.

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Comment by Lesley Seabrook on October 25, 2013 at 8:24am

Wow grass as a punch - I did not know that Elizabeth - thanks for the info

My mind is reeling with the possibilities now - thanks

Comment by Elizabeth Rush on October 5, 2013 at 2:21pm

I love the "celebrate any day" download!  FYI for those of you who don't know- it comes with those cute word bubbles and the grass as a punch!

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