How to Make a Folding Card on Microsoft Word

By Cooper Temple

While the main function of Microsoft Word is as a word processing program, Microsoft also has a variety of templates that may be used to create different documents. You can use a template to create a folding greeting card. The available features in Word allow you to add text, images and other objects to your card to personalize it.

Step 1

Open Microsoft Word. Click the "File" tab and select "New." Click the "Templates on Microsoft.com" link under Available Templates. This action will open the Microsoft templates site.

Step 2

Type "folding card" in the search field. Click the "Search" button. A selection of folding card template options will display on the Templates page.

Step 3

Select the folding card template that you want to use. Highlight the template thumbnail and click the "Download" button. The folding card template will launch in Word.

Step 4

Edit the template, as necessary, to personalize it. Highlight text and type over it to change it. Pictures and other objects may be relocated by clicking once on them and dragging and dropping in the Text boxes, images and other objects may be relocated by clicking the item, then dragging and dropping in the new position. Delete objects by clicking once on them and pressing the "Delete" key.