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Design Your Own Holiday Cards: Three DIY Projects with Photoshop & Photoshop Elements by Khara Plicanic

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Making a Photo Card

Photo cards are a great place to start because they don’t require a template of any kind—you can easily build the entire document from scratch! Plus, they’re super affordable and look great anywhere, including the fridge. What are you waiting for—let’s get started!

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5 × 7 Photo Card

Though we’ll be making a 5 × 7 card in this example, it’s just as easy to make a 4 × 6 or 4 × 9 photo card if you prefer (though this design is really not a good candidate for a 4 × 9). Personally, I like the 5 × 7 size because it’s a bit more substantial in size, without being gratuitous.

1. Create a new blank document. Because this will be a photo ...

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