If your New Year’s resolution is to get more organised, then we’ve the perfect project for you: a DIY birthday card organiser! With a little crafty planning, you can start as you mean to go on this year, by getting organised ahead of the game. This birthday card organiser is easy to make, and will ensure you never forget a loved one’s special day again! Check out Kristine McKay’s step-by-step instructions below, and use the free printable template to make a birthday card organiser you can fill with handmade cards, month by month, so everyone receives a birthday card this year!
Birthday Card Organiser Supplies Needed:
- A Box that will hold the desired card sizes you prefer
- Printed patterned paper of your choice
- The FREE Printable included in this post [DOWNLOAD HERE!]
- Scissors and/or Paper Trimmer
- Various Ribbon and Gems
- Create & Craft Tape Pen
- Various Rare Earth Inks
- Ink Daubers
- Mirror Board
- Black Cardstock
- Shaped dies
Select a box that will hold the size of the desired cards you choose to create.
TIP: After-Christmas sales are perfect to find inexpensive boxes that you can alter!
Browse through your printed papers, and select an image or design to cover your box.
TIP: Use dies to cut out printable shapes (as shown).
Print and cut out the FREE printable, mat and embellish as desired (you can resize these in any software editor), add the tabs at the top, and then handwrite your loved ones’ names and birthdays or anniversaries, according to the month.
Create cards ahead of time and file them under the appropriate month. You can even address the envelope, then each month you can just remove all of the pre-made cards for that month and post them at once.
And there you have it, a super-simple yet super-effective way to get yourself organised for the new year, and make last-minute makes and forgotten birthdays a thing of the past!
DIY Birthday Card Organiser You Can Make At Home
Summary: Start as you mean to go on this year, by getting organised ahead of the game! This birthday card organiser is easy to make, and will ensure you never forget a loved one’s special day again!