Vintage French Card: Project and Giveaway

We’ve reached the sixth day of our Homemade Christmas Gift Guide Book Launch Party, and we hope you’re as excited as we are! Visit our blog every day to enter to win a different prize. To celebrate the launch of this new free eBook, Homemade Christmas Gifts: 14 Gift Ideas and DIY Home Décor, we are giving away prizes and posting new projects from the 14 incredible sponsors featured in this book. You can also win almost $1,500 worth of prizes by entering our  Extreme Craft-tacular Grand Prize Giveaway! Stay tuned to the blog this month to stay updated on your latest chance to win! Find the contest rules and enter below.

Homemade Christmas Gift Ideas Book Launch

Hopefully you are ready for yet another exclusive project, because our friends at Sizzix are sharing their elegant Vintage French Card tutorial with us today!  Great for sending warm winter wishes to your loved ones, this beautiful handmade card is sure to please anyone who’s lucky enough to receive it.

Vintage French Card

Vintage French Card

You could even use this card from Sizzix to send everyday greetings to friends and family.  Wish someone happy birthday, happy anniversary, or invite someone to a French-themed bridal shower.  The possibilities are nearly endless with this beautiful vintage-inpired homemade greeting card. This lovely Vintage French Card is simply magnifique, and we have the full tutorial available for you!


Homemade Christmas Gifts eBook

Whether you’re looking to create your own unique holiday décor this year or you’re looking for some clever gift ideas for friends and family, Homemade Christmas Gifts: 14 Gift Ideas and DIY Home Décor is filled with great projects that are perfect for all your holiday decorating and gift-giving needs! Get your own copy of this free downloadable eBook today!




Sizzix Giveaway Prize

Today’s prize is a collection of six Tim Holtz® Alterations™ dies from Sizzix.  These versatile dies will help create gifts, décor, gift tags, and more! In order to win today’s prize, all you need to do is:

* Like the AllFreePaperCrafts Facebook Page here, AND

* Like the Sizzix Facebook Page here, AND

*Leave a comment on this blog post below telling us:

Have you ever made a homemade card for a loved one?

  • There is a maximum of one entry per person. The entry will be based upon a comment left on this blog post. Duplicate comments will be deleted and are not tallied.
  • You must “like” the AllFreePaperCrafts Facebook Page and the Sizzix Facebook Page to be eligible.
  • Winner will be selected at random from the comments on this blog post below.
  • Winner will be announced here on the blog tomorrow as well as contacted by the email address provided.
  • You have until October 15th, 2013 at 11:59p EST to leave your comment on this post. Comments posted after that will not be counted.
  • Contest open to anyone 18+ in US and/or Canada.


Grand Prize Giveaway

Don’t miss your chance to stock up your craft stash and win more than $1,500 in prizes! You can enter each day to win. You have 13 more days to enjoy the Extreme Craft-tacular Grand Prize Giveaway, so take some time out of your day to come to the FaveCrafts blog each day to hear about the latest prize.

Good Luck!


  1. cindy says

    I’ve made many homemade cards. I also use my dies for all kinds of projects. I love being able to do so much more than simply cards!!

  2. Eva Martin says

    I make cards all the time. It’s so much fun and I get so many complements. I love adding special touches to my cards!

  3. Georgene Palka says

    I have made homemade cards for years and now I am making the pop up cards too. I also do a lot of other art and craft item. I would love to add to my stash!

  4. Christina Marie says

    Yes, I’ve made a homemade card for a loved one for birthdays. Thanks for the giveaway!

  5. Donna Lorenzen says

    I love it when someone says wow this is prettier than the ones you buy. Such a fun hobby.

  6. Shirley Conley says

    I have made many cards thru the years and love doing our Christmas cards every year myself for all our friends and family

  7. Kathy Anderson says

    I have very seldom actually bought a card for a family member or close friend, I always make them, whether they appreciate my efforts or not!!! But mostly, I think they do like my cards. Made with watercolors, pen and ink, tissue or scrapbook paper, they’re all made with love and that’s always Beautiful!

  8. Christian Alejandro says

    ONly when I was a little kid, but I can see how they mean so much more when they are homemade.

  9. Tina Davis says

    I am a scrapbooker and sometime card maker. I have made cards for friends and loved ones. I love my sizzix dies and ideas on theire site. I use their dies at home and at work.

  10. Marlene A. says

    I’m a cardmaker first, really loving all the new dies to cut and score the cards. $ down and 4 to go on the Halloween cards for neices and nephews. Thanks for the chance to win.

  11. Denise Dixon says

    I love Tim’s creations and tools he uses to work with. I like using dies for page edges and embellishments

  12. Sarah Markham says

    Yes, I used to make them all the time as a kid. I don’t know why I ever stopped… They have such awesome tools to make amazing cards!!

  13. Sharon L. says

    My daughter is much better than me at making cards. We sometimes work together and which is more fun. This would be so nice to win this collection so we can spend some time together making cards. Thanks for the chance to win.

  14. cathy matthews says

    i love making cards and when my son got married 8 years ago i made the invatations to the wedding my self.

  15. Anna says

    I only ever give hand made cards 🙂 Sizzix makes the most magnificent dies that I use all the time 🙂

  16. Marcella Land says

    I have made one card and I was not too pleased with the outcome. I am a real novice and would like to learn more.

  17. says

    I try to make all my cards..I made 115 Valentine cards and donated to our Meals on Wheels..I go to classes for new ideas and love making cards. Thanking you for the chance to maybe win.

  18. Debi West says

    Felt like a kid in a candy store when my sister introduced me to this new world! I have scrapbooked for years and never dreamed it could go this far 🙂

  19. Niki says

    I have made many friends and family homemade cards for all sorts of occasions. I love handmade stuff and I love creating handmade items!!

  20. JoAnn Hawley says

    I like to make home
    made cards for elder people they seem to really enjoy and appreciate them. They feel special because I took the time to make it especially for them, I really love to make people happy.

  21. Lynn says

    I make cards all the time for family members and I write all of my own greetings on them. I really enjoy making cards for all of my grandchildren. I love to see them smile when they see what I have made. Paper crafting is great!

  22. Julia says

    I’m constantly making cards for family and friends. I haven’t bought a card in years because I would feel so guilty because of all the stamps I have. They love receiving my cards because they know I’ve taken the time to make something special.

  23. says

    I would love to win this ! I haven’t made a card since I was a girl ! I love crafting and would really like to master making cards ! I’ve made several things I was quite proud of ! I spent most of last year putting together my first Scrapbook ! I was pleased with the end results ! I want to make another one but I’d really like to try card making ! Thank you for the chance !

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