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12/06/2012 03:29 pm ET

Homemade Holiday Cards: 13 Pretty DIYs To Make And Send (PHOTOS)

We all want to wish family and friends a happy and healthy holiday and new year, but it's hard to do it right without looking generic. Buying cards in bulk leaves you with very limited designs to choose from, and purchasing pretty handcrafted cards can get really expensive. So this year, why not try your hand at making your own? With printable templates, simple tutorials and basic craft supplies, you can whip up some pretty DIY holiday cards in no time (and for a minimal cost). Plus, the extra handmade touch will show how much you're thinking of loved ones and that your well wishes are genuine. Flip through the slideshow below to find some of our favorite handmade card tutorials, and click on the links to learn how to make them yourself.

DIY Holiday Cards

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