World Card Making Day which is a holiday especially for card makers around the world to:
The first Saturday of each October, kicking off the holiday card-making season, the most popular time for creating and sharing handmade greetings.
The card-making community worldwide, including hobbyists, beginning card makers, manufacturers of card-making products, retail sellers of products, educators, and press are invited to come together to celebrate this holiday and creative passion.
Today, card making is a worldwide hobby, especially popular in Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States. 1 in 6 U.S. households participates making cards 86% of scrapbookers also create handmade cards 92% of paper crafters create cards more than any other type of project The top occasions/themes for making cards are Card makers prefer stamps and rub-ons for use on their holiday handmade cards 73% of card makers use their computer in part or all of their design
It is a day to connect with fellow card makers both near and far, to applaud the creativity that powers the craft, and to provide an opportunity for card makers to connect and find resources that will empower, inspire, and encourage them in their card making.
Card-Making Facts Card MakingThe exchange of handmade greeting cards can be traced back as far as the ancient Chinese
- winter holidays (Christmas, New Year’s, etc.)
- thank you
- Valentine’s Day
- Mother’s Day