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Create Greeting Cards with Word 2010

There are many occasions through out the year when we sent greetings to our friends and loved ones. Although there are numerous websites which offer free greeting cards, they provide only limited options to customize. The best way to send greetings is to design the card by yourself and Microsoft Word 2010 provides the option to create custom greeting cards for almost all occasions easily and quickly.


To create a new greeting card, open Word 2010 and then click File tab and click New. Under the new section, click on Greeting cards.

New Greeting card

Next, you need to select the template from list of ones sorted according to the category. You will find templates for almost all festivals and holidays.

Available templates

Once selected, click on the download button available on the right hand sidebar and this will download the template.

Download Card

Once the template is downloaded, you can customize almost everything added to the greetings like fonts, colors, images etc. When you have customized it sent it across to your friends and family.

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1 Comment

  1. Thank you so much for posting this.
    It helped tremendously with making a birthday card for my best friend 😀

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