Who says your cards can’t pack a little surprise element? I love this cute and clever DIY from Katrina Tan at Pugly Pixel. Clean and modern, but with a splash of fun, graphic color–I highly doubt your recipients would soon forget these beauties.
Sites for Inspiration:
If you still haven’t found quite the right style or technique for your own business cards, then check out these sites for examples of great business cards and brand identities. You’ll see everything here: embroidered cards, pop-up cards, cards made from different materials, interactive cards, oddly shaped cards, and more. It’s fun to browse and see such clever, innovative thinking towards a little paper card, and I’m sure you’ll find a great spark of inspiration here.
As its name implies, Lovely Stationery culls the best stationery and paper designs from all over into a well-organized, curated collection. If you’re stumped for ideas, a visit here should do the trick.
A great place to check out all different kinds of business cards. If you want to seek out cards that use specific types of paper, ink, or other design elements, this site makes it easy with the option to search card designs by tag. If you finish your cards and want to show them off, you can also submit your own designs to the site for consideration.
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