How to Create Homemade Postcard: Part 1


Do you know you can make your own postcard? If you are a handmade lover and like to be creative with a new thing, making a postcard on your own can bring your authentic characteristic. It is actually easy and simple. You can create your custom postcard based on your style. It will be great if someone happy to receive your postcard because it is appealing. You can show your postcards to your pen pals or just use them for collection. If you are new to this thing, you can follow these steps to make a postcard at home.


Prepare the materials

The materials you need for a postcard are not hard to find. You just need papers, stickers, a computer or other devices, and a printer. Make sure your paper is sturdy enough so your postcard is not easily broken. Usually, it is thicker than 016’’. Also, if you want to make it looks colourful, you can use colour paper. The stickers are needed as a decoration if you want to make your postcard looks lovely. Also, you need a computer or any other devices you have to make the design and then print it with the printer. But the printer is an option, if you don’t have it, you can still print it in any printing services near Singapore.


Design with your style

Design your postcard using any software you comfortable with. There's a lot of good design software that easy to use like Canva, Photoshop, CorelDRAW, etc. When you start designing your postcard, set the size at 6 inches wide and 4 inches tall. This is the perfect size for a postcard. Don’t forget to put the address lines on the right side and a box for the stamp on the upper right corner.