How to Create an Email Valentine Card

Express your love and affection for someone by sending them a card of your choice. Here, you can also send the card by creating it yourself using an image creating software on your computer. It will be a great way to express your love to your special one. You can create a card with a border full of hearts, and a message written on a big red heart. You can add different variations to it by using different images and colours available. Moreover, it will also give you more satisfaction than to send a card that is available to general public online.

So, what are you waiting for? Just make up your mind and prepare yourself to create a beautiful card for the next Valentine’s Day. Details are provided below.

Instructions

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    Access the graphic software to create a new layer to develop your special Valentine’s Day card. You will have to click on the file menu and choose ‘New’. The program will ask about the dimensions of the background layer that you want to create. Set the height to four inches and width to six inches.

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    Add the image that you want to use for your card. For that purpose, you need to click on ‘File’ once again and select ‘Open’ from the list. A new window will appear, asking you about the location of the file. Click on browse and locate the image file that you want to use. Click “Open” and the image will open in the graphic program.

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    Now, add the image that you want to use for your card. For that purpose, you need to click on ‘File’ once again and select ‘Open’ from the list. A new window will appear, asking you about the location of the file. Click on browse and locate the image file that you want to use. Click on ‘Open’ and the image will be open in the graphic program. If the image is too big, you can resize it, in order to fit it onto the background layer.

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    Copy the image on the clipboard and use it create a new layer on the background layer. You can do it by pasting it as new layer from the “Edit” menu. In the menu, click ‘Paste As’ then on ‘New Layer’.

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    Add a border to your card. Most of the graphic programs come with preset borders. You can open the borders available and look for the one that can complement with the Valentine’s Day’s theme. For that purpose, click on ‘Preset Shape’ and look for ‘Frames and Borders’. Select the border of your choice and apply it on your card.

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    Add text to your card by selecting the text box. You can also change the size and font of the text. Look for appropriate place to write and create the text box. Write something of your own choice.

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    Analyse the card, and check if it matches your requirements. If it does, click ‘Layers’ and ‘Merge All’ to merge all layers. Now, save the file on your hard drive, by clicking ‘File’, then ‘Save As’.

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    Open your email sending application and add the card as an attachment. For that purpose, click on ‘Add Attachment’ and locate the file on your hard drive. Click ‘OK’ and wait for the card to be uploaded. Add recipient’s name, subject of the email and body, and click on ‘Send’.

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