I love designing simple printable cards. I think they are more sentimental than store-bought. And they can be tailored to say exactly what you want them to. Now I really wish I could claim the creative brainpower behind this card idea, but I was inspired by a handmade card that was inspired by a child’s handcrafted card! This Google Father’s Day Card is simple to make, as long as you know how to screen grab and have some sort of design software to work with – Canva, Publisher, or the like.DIY Card for Dad
I made this one for my Father in Law. I don’t have a step-by-step tutorial, but here is the gist.
Simply go to Google and type in “World’s Best Dad” and capture the screen and paste it into the design software that is set up as 8.5×11. You’ll want to resize and crop the screengrab to 5.5 x 8.5 and place it on the bottom half of the artboard.
Add a second page to the document.
After performing the Google search, do another screengrab. Past the search results onto the second page, resize to 5.5 x 8.5 and place it on the bottom half of the artboard.
Now replace the information on the search results with your dad’s name and info – if you’re unable to use an eraser tool, simply use a white box to cover the information and then add a text box and type over it. I even added a photo of my Father in Law in the images section!
Here is a closer view of the front of the Google Father’s Day Card:
And here is the inside:
Fun, sweet, and definitely sure to impress! I know my Father in Law really appreciated this card and all of the details that I added to it. It took him a minute to realize that it literally was all about him! I hope you’re inspired by this idea and would love to see your Google Father’s Day Cards!
what a cute idea the Google card is for Father’s Day! It’s so creative!
I love this! I’m sooo going to give this to my hubby for father’s day. Thank you for sharing it. 🙂
Wow! I love the Father’s Day card! I would love to do this with my kids for Father’s Day. How did you make it? Would you mind sharing? 🙂
Certainly! I tooka screenshot of the Google homepage with the words typed into the search section. As a graphic designer I use Illustrator/Photoshop, but if you have Publisher or even word you can make this work by pasting it into the document. For the inside I did the same thing except I put white boxes over the text that was actually there and inserted my own. As well as adding a photo of my Father/FIL in the first Image box.
high tech happiness – very fun!!
Super cute idea! Love it! Hope you have a wonderful week! ~ Stephanie Lynn
oh how cute!!! i need to make one for my hubby! 🙂
very fancy 🙂 thank you for linking up to MMM!!
ok, i am loving this idea! so cute and creative! …i would make it for my dad, but he doesn’t even know what google is! ha!
Would love it if you would join me for my 2nd linky party tonight!!
I am so glad i found this! It is PERFECT for my computer geek hubby! He will love it! Great idea!
That is too cute!! Im dying over it =)
Found you through the whos got talent link party and following you now.
What a fun and cute card. Any computer minded Dad would love that.
i’m trying to recreate this card for my husband (since its so cute and perfect for a computer geek like him) but am having trouble finding the perfect font. help?!
For the inside of the card – Plain old arial!
This project made me heart go pitter pat. Well done.
Girl you always have the cutest things to post about! I am so glad that I get to view each of them and so the time you take to link them up to Hoo’s got talent! Thanks you creative girl you!
So cute! I’m definitely going to do the Worlds Best Dad one.
Thank you for participating in the Creative Therapy Session at Life in the Pitts
Super great idea Kim! I may have to do one for grandpa!!
Thanks so much for linking up to Pajama Party at Life In My Pjs!!
Again… hubby is a total computer geek, he would have loved this!!! I’ve stared all your father’s day stuff! Thanks for linking up!
Vanessa @ Craft Envy
What a clever idea for a tech-savvy Dad! Or even a not-so-tech-savvy one! So much better than a boring store-bought card!
I’m a new follower of your blog and looking forward to seeing your other projects!
I myself have been on a Father’s Day gift mission and have posted some of my favorite projects over on my site. You can check them out here if you’d like:
Hope you enjoy!