Get Instant Hugs and Kisses from Loved Ones with this Instant Scratch-off Greeting Card!

Looking for to give a quick analogue card to a loved one? You’ll surely get a kick from this scratch-off instant card tutorial!

via Instructables

It’s the Holidays and don’t you just love getting cool cards from family and friends that say a message or two? Well, you can be that source of Holiday cheer with these cool analogue scratch-off cards made from instant photos!

The tutorial was originally meant to be for Valentine’s but why wait a few months when you can do it now? Spotted via Instructables, this cool Christmas card idea is a good way to mix things up this Yuletide season. Traditional Christmas cards are cool but this one is way cooler since you get to do everything with your own hands. And aside from that, you also get to use your favorite instant camera!

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These are the things that you’ll need:
*An instant camera and film or a 3″x3″ photo print

  • Acrylic paint
  • Dish soap
  • Tape
  • Paper plate (or surface for mixing paint)
  • Piece of paper
  • Paint brush
  • Black marker


  1. Take a photo.
  2. Mix paint and dish soap
  3. Tape the photo’s edges to avoid getting paint on it.
  4. Paint
  5. Remove tape
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Voila! You got yourself a scratch-off greeting card!

Hello Brit had this wonderful idea and it really makes use of your love for all things analogue to create a crafty and quirky way to say “Merry Christmas!”

You can click here to see the full tutorial.

Let us know how you’ve made your special someone happy with this cool idea!

All information and photos used in this article were sourced from Instructables.

written by cheeo on 2013-12-30 in #lifestyle #diy #greetings #scratch-off-card

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