How to Create a Printable Mothers Day Card

Overview

Mother's Day is a time to show that we love and honor our mothers. A creative way of letting her know she is special is by giving her a personalized Mother's Day card. If you aren't confident designing your own card from scratch, there are websites that can help you create a printable Mother's Day card for free by customizing it according to your preference.

Step 1

Go to GotFreeCards.com or GreetingsIsland.com. Click on the "Holidays" or "More" link to find Mother's Day cards.

Step 2

Click on the card you want to personalize. You can add text or photos to any page of the card.

Step 3

Add a photo from your computer by clicking on the image button or "Add Photo" link. Pick the picture you want, and click "Open." When done uploading, drag the picture to position it. You can resize the photo by dragging its corners or using the arrows next to it.

Step 4

Put a message in your printable Mother's Day card to personalize it by clicking on the "Add Text" or "Text" button. Type your message in the text box provided.

Step 5

Change the size, placement and rotation of text by using the arrows next to the text box or dragging its corners. Another way to resize the text is by changing the font size. While the text box is still selected, use the tools provided for changing the font, style, alignment and color of the text.

Step 6

Turn on your printer when done customizing all the pages of your Mother's Day card. Insert the paper or cardstock you will use for printing. Click on the "Print" button, and pick the size you'd like the card to print. You can choose to print one-sided or front and back, depending on your printer. Select the printer, page range and number of copies. When finished, click "Print."

Things You'll Need

  • Computer with Internet access
  • Printer
  • Paper or cardstock

References

  • Got Free Cards
  • Greetings Island
  • The History of Mother's Day

Who Can Help

  • Greeting Card Association
  • National Women's History Project
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