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Dash of Inspiration: Best Card Making Tips of 2014

December 8, 2014

A Dash of Inspiration, A Cup of Creativity by Doreen

Best Card Making Tips of 2014

As we get ready to leave 2014 behind, I’ll continue this week with a review of some of the Best Dash of Inspiration articles from this past year – today’s review will focus on the Card/Design Tips from 2014.

Small Batch a Day

Tips for getting those age-specific and/or relationship-specific series uploaded, error free.

Don’t Be a Copy Cat

… GCUniverse will not tolerate the copying of another artist’s creative work – no copy cats, poachers, no “borrowing”, no stealing. If it’s not your idea, artwork or unique verse – Don’t use it!”

Vertical Text Etiquette

When creating vertical text, keep these thoughts in mind:

Text Alignment and Balance

Text needs to have some alignment, both with other text and with the elements making up the flow of design.

DIY Public Domain

Do your own research before you use/submit a design which may contain a song lyric, poem, quote, bible verse, slogan, clip art, photographs, and the like …

Writing Verse

There is no doubt that if writing verse for the inside of your greeting cards does not come naturally, it can be frustrating. We also know …

GCU Color Chart

So until next week … Learn … Create … Inspire!

3 Comments leave one →
  1. Cathy permalink
    December 8, 2014 2:27 pm


  2. December 8, 2014 3:13 pm

    This is great .. thank you!!! I haven’t been adding much to GCU lately … need to get back into it after the holidays … but wanted to tell you that your articles are always such an inspiration!!! Wishing you the best,

    • December 8, 2014 3:55 pm

      Thanks so much Lois! Be sure to stay tuned, January will bring some exciting changes to my Dash of Inspiration which will be truly designed to inspire creative minds 🙂

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