How to Make a Card
Learning how to make a birthday card, holiday greeting card or party invitations not only saves you money but also allows you to add your own personal creative touch by customizing the message and the images exactly the way you want.
Creating your own cards and invitations is easy to do in both PaintShop Pro and CorelDRAW. We’ve compiled all of our learning resources and products onto one page to make it easy for you to get started. If you already have some experience using the software, our Featured Tutorials will give you an overview of a sample project. Need some more help? Our Related Tutorials will give you more detailed info on some of the tools and techniques you’ll be using.
How to make a card in 3 easy steps:
Step 1: Open your software and create a new document
If you are using PaintShop Pro you’ll find that there are a number of card templates available for you to choose from. With these templates you can simply move on to steps 2 and 3, without the time and effort of designing and creating a card layout.
Step 2: Add the image(s) you want to use
This step can be as simple as opening the photo or image that you want to use, and copying and pasting it into your project template. If you want to get more creative, there are numerous ways you can alter and enhance your photos. Or even create your own image from scratch using graphic design software like CorelDRAW Graphics Suite.
Step 3: Add your message
The final step is to add your greeting message or party invite information using the text tools in your software.