Monogram Stationery Makes an Awesome Gift!
Hi it’s me Jaime! wanting to share some inspiration with you today ♥
On my quest to find something different for my girls’ teachers this year,
i stumbled across a neat idea … a thank you note kit for kids …
so that writing thank you notes or birthday cards would be simple
and everything would be in reach all bundled in a little box together.
I thought this would make a wonderful teacher gift,
and with the holidays fast approaching, perfect for a friend or neighbor too!
The supplies and process is very simple… I took out my scrapbook paper stash and chose papers and cards that would look pretty together.
I also used a small 3-ring binder (9 x 7.5) ~ kraft paper for the monograms
scalloped circle paper punch ~ cupcake liners
and some pretty pencils i found in the dollar bins at Michaels.
I started by making pockets, to hold all the goodies, out of chipboard
(heavy cardstock works well also) … cutting them so they would fit inside the binder
folding the pocket, punching holes, then sewing up the edges.
The idea is easy with the picture below as reference …
… now cut the scrapbook paper to fit inside the clear sleeves of the binder.
then add some ribbon around the spine of the binder for embellishment.
To make the cards, I chose a pretty font in my word processing program, copy and pasted the letter, making the first one larger for the outside of the binder (see first picture) then punched them out …
Anything can be used to decorate cards or tags! I love to think outside the box!
I ♥ cupcake wrappers, since they are already pleated, they make a great ruffled paper.
This kit was a birthday gift for a friend, who is a die hard crafter like me!
I included tags and cards in the front pocket, that she could attach to her always lovely handmade gifts .
Don’t forget the pencils ~ tied with some pretty ribbon on the outside and it’s done!
The possibilities are endless with this kind of present … any cards, tags,
or paper goods can go inside. Maybe a mini calendar & some postage stamps?
My name is Jaime from Raising up Rubies ♥ stay at home mama to 2 girls and wife to a handsome hubby
…my love is for all things crafty and i feel so blessed to have a super cute space to play & create in…
What kind of handmade gifts have you made?
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