You don’t have to spend an arm and a leg on fancy business cards. Instead, you may want to try creating some yourself with an extra bout of personalization attached. These 15 DIY business cards are perfect for networking with, dropping on a table, or even pinning up on a bulletin board at the local coffee shop. Sometimes it only takes one set of eyes to see your info before sparks fly. Let’s have a look!
1. Printed + Illustrated
If you’re extra crafty, why not add a personal touch to your printed card? Take this design that we found at Creature Comforts for example. It’s got both a business-inspired look on the front and some beautiful, illustrated artwork on the back.
2. Tie Dyed
lark&linen went with a tie-dyed look that we’re loving. Again, you’ll start off with a classic printed design. But adding the beautiful paint colors is what really amp up the finished style.
3. Charm Stamped
Oh, Hello Friend added a charm to their finished business cards. We love this for a crafty business or as a representation of a someone with an artistic side. Take the leap and check out the how these cuties were made after the jump.
4. Carnival Tickets
The House That Lars Built made some business card “carnival tickets.” These are great for passing out at fairs, flea markets, and the like. And they’re more inexpensive as well!
5. Heart Confetti
Why to attach some sparkle to your calling? So Shay created business cards complete with heart confetti attached. Again, these are great for giving out at flea markets or craft shows!
6. Paint Chips
We love the idea of using paint chips as your business card foundation. Not only is it a frugal way of getting starting, it adds fun pops of colors too! Check out the details at White Fish & Things.
Design Milk had us swooning for these unique business cards. Each one has its very own personality. Grab some supplies and let the creativity flow.
If you’re looking for a design that’s trendy and modern, take a second look at these ombre cards! Hot pink, red, and black, they’re a chic look that work for a variety of businesses. You’ll find the details by hopping on over to A Pair and a Spare.
Here’s looking at me kid used different fabric to back their cards. It creates a unique finish and you can easily use scraps you already have hanging out in the craft room to make it happen!
Camille Styles went with a chic and sophisticated style. Learn how to create this gilded finish by following along with the easy tutorial. If you’re looking for posh, this is the way to go.
Grab some watercolor paints and get yourself started with this artsy look from ARDOR. Your info, highlighted with a swipe of beautiful color, it’s just an easy look to recreate. Find the details after you visit.
12. Zig Zag
Teachers, hair stylists, artistic, a zig-zag edge could take your business card to an entirely new level. You just might need a particular scissors to make it happen. Follow along at Design Improvised.
13. Scratch Off
Oh, Fello Friend created these scratch off delights that we’re really interested in. Whether it’s a discount code or a fun phrase for everyone to discover, it’s such a unique addition!
C.R.A.F.T. stitched up their business cards and you can too! This is a really easy way to add texture and personal appeal to your finished designs. Use different colors or patterns!
15. Washi Tape
Lemon Jitters finishes off our business card ideas with this wash tape beauty! You can take your cards to the next level by just adding a bit of tape to the mix! Prints, patters, colors; just add what delights you.