break out the bubbly.

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As my own ‘thank you’ check out this FREE TUTORIAL for ‘sewn thank you cards’ from Under the Sycamore blog. (It’s my way of sending each of you a big thank you, with out the postage ;)).

diy {sewn notecards}

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Supplies:

  • Blank cards {mine are from Hobby Lobby, used a 40% off coupon}
  • Fabric scraps {you want something with light colors, I used a vintage sheet…check out The Stash & JaneSays Vintage for vintages sheets}
  • Thin lace or trim {mine was scored at a garage sale}
  • Small letter stamps and ink pad

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Step 1: cut your fabric like little flags

Step 2: stamp “thanks”….you aren’t washing these so it doesn’t matter that the ink isn’t made for fabric
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Step 3: Using a medium length stitch (too small can make the card tear easily), attach the trim and fabric. I did not space between my cards, just kept going. Once I was done, I cut in between the cards…this made it go a lot faster than cutting thread on each card as I went.
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I also picked up a recipe box from Hobby Lobby. Inside are my cards, envelopes and stamps. In my ideal world, as soon as it crosses my mind to write a note, I’ll do it then…not 5 months later. The recipe box will get decorated eventually, but right now I’ve got it all together to at least attempt to be better at expressing my gratitude to others.
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This is an excerpt from a post originally posted 09.21.11 by ‘Under the Sycamore’ blog. Discover more of her fabulous DIY crafts/hobbies HERE.

 

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2 thoughts on “break out the bubbly.

  1. Very cute idea! I personally wouldn’t have the patience to do that but would love to receive one! Thank you for sharing!

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    • I agree, they are super cute! I always appreciate hand written cards- they are much more personal. Creating the card yourself provides an extra special touch and makes it a fun surprise to get in the mail (although ETSY has beautiful hand made cards that don’t require you to get crafty on your own ;))
      Thanks for commenting and reading!!

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