DIY Diwali: Ways To Make Handmade Greeting Cards For Diwali

“He who Himself sees all but whom no one beholds, who illumines the intellect, the sun, the moon and the stars and the whole universe but whom they cannot illumine, He indeed is Brahman, He is the inner Self. Celebrate the real Deepavali by living in Brahman, and enjoy the eternal bliss of the soul.”

The festival of lights, diyas and all the bright and beautiful things is almost here! And what could be more beautiful than conveying your blissful Diwali wishes to someone dear over an artistic handmade greeting card for Diwali? Isn’t it? A greeting card for Diwali handmade by pouring all our love will make an excellent gift that shall be cherished for the rest of one’s life for sure. Here, we present a list of ideas to make a Diwali greetings card that is so easy and fun to try out that your children will love it too. Without much ado, let’s get started with our Diwali handmade craft to win the hearts of all.

1) Diya Greeting Card

Handmade Diya Greeting Card

Things You Need

  • ● Blank sheet
  • ● Marble papers (Red and Yellow)
  • ● Pencil
  • ● Gum
  • ● Sketch Pens

How To Make?

  • ● Take a blank sheet of paper and sketch out a beautiful diya in its centre.
  • ● Tear red marble paper into tiny bits and pieces.
  • ● Apply a few drops of glue carefully and paste those red marble paper bits of your diya as a collage.
  • ● In the same way, tear the yellow marble paper into pieces and cover up the flame.
  • ● Take your sketch pens out and write “Happy Diwali” or some fantastic Diwali quotes in some nice font. And your greeting card is ready.

2) Rangoli Greeting Card

Cracker-free Diwali Card

Things You Need

  • ● Blank sheet of paper
  • ● Pencil
  • ● Sketch Pens
  • ● Colours

How To Make?

  • ● Look for some easy yet colourful rangoli design online and sketch it out with the help of a pencil.
  • ● Fill colours to it by using sketch pens.
  • ● Add some glitters, beads and sparkle to help your card shine the brightest.
  • ● Write some quotes, wishes and other such things to highlight your card.

3) Cracker-free Diwali

Cracker-free Diwali Card

Though, people have been vigilant enough not to celebrate Diwali with crackers creating pollution but crackers are still seen to be very closely linked with Diwali.

Things You Need

  • ● Blank sheet of paper
  • ● Mount board
  • ● Pencil
  • ● Sketch Pens
  • ● Colours

How To Make?

  • ● Sketch out a conical shaped cracker on the top of the mount board.
  • ● Colour it with some glitters, bright colours and paste it to your cover page of the sheet.
  • ● Cut out some colourful stripes for showing the bursting of it.
  • ● And write something to convey your Diwali greetings to your dear ones. You can even cut out the mount board and get it shaped into a cracker greeting card and can attach the greeting on top of it.

4) Popup Diwali Card

Handmade Popup Card for Diwali

Things You Need

  • ● A4 size colour paper
  • ● Glue
  • ● Old Wedding Card
  • ● Ribbon
  • ● Half Cut Pearl
  • ● 3D Outliner Golden
  • ● Mirror
  • ● Scissors
  • ● Sparkle Pen
  • ● Pencil
  • ● Double Side Tape

How To Make?

  • ● Take a colour paper and fold it into half.
  • ● Take a fancy sheet cutout from some old wedding card and make sure it is an inch smaller to that. Measure and cut it out.
  • ● With the help of glue, stick it to one side of the card.
  • ● Then look for some fancy part in the old wedding card like a Ganesha picture or something bright and colourful.
  • ● Cut that out and paste it with the help of double sided tape. Partially covering the pasted cutout of the wedding card and the A4 size sheet.
  • ● Take another rectangular cutout so that it fits the card’s measurement horizontally. And give it a bubble-like shape, as you cut it out.
  • ● Embellish its corners with pearls and write “happy diwali” with 3D ouliner golden. And paste it on the bottom boundary of the card.
  • ● Then cut out a circle of 3-4cm in radius and fold it into two halves. Then open the folds and apply glue on its crease and fold it again in the same manner.
  • ● Likewise of the same measurement, prepare four circles and four cutouts.
  • ● And paste one one onto the other one by applying glue on its outer crease.
  • ● Take red paper and cut out 4 wavy semi circles to make its flame. Takwe yellow sheet and cut out 4 smaller circles. Paste it one on the other one.
  • ● Fold it into half to get it creased and make it seem like a flame.
  • ● Then similarly, stick these 4 flames together back to back from its crease with the help of glue.
  • ● Then open the card and paste the last flap of both the sides to the card with a generous amount of glue on it. Same applies to its flame.
  • ● Have some miniature cutouts of hearts and diyas to fill the inside of the card or you can write something of your own too.
  • ● Tie it around with a ribbon to make its enclosure look more detailed.

That’s how you can make some handmade greetings to wish your dear ones on Diwali.