A New Twist on Note Cards!

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Handwritten cards are just the best, don’t you agree? Penning a greeting to your best friend 400 miles away or sending a cheerful note to your mother gives your message a personalized, handmade touch that is often lost in today’s high-tech world. Enjoy this shabby-chic card tutorial, and see how easy it is to turn lined notebook pages into journaling cards for personalized greetings!

 

Materials

Flora Notebook 2

Die Cuts with a View Card Stacks

Clearly Impressed Stamp Set (French Phrases)

Grey & Red Floral Tape

Grey & Pink Dot Tape

7gypsies Gypsy Market Naked Paper Tape

Idea-ology Tissue Tape by Tim Holtz (Sketchbook)

Double-Sided Adhesive Tape

 

Instructions

  1. Tear desired sheet out of Flora Notebook. Cut to size of solid-colored card, leaving a ¼” border around all sides.
  2. Adhere notebook sheet to card with double-sided adhesive tape or glue.
  3. Layer torn strips of decorative tape on card.
  4. Stamp your favorite French phrase onto project.
  5. Write your greeting and send off your card in handmade style!

 

Project and photo by Vanessa Spencer

For more quick and easy card tutorials, be sure to check out the upcoming Take Ten issue, available in March! Here’s another way to create these lovely note cards. Tell us your unique ideas in the comments below.

P.S. Loving the chartreuse-hued cards in the opening image? Enter our Cruise in Chartreuse Pinterest contest!

 

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new twist on notecards Stampington

Handwritten cards are just the best, don’t you agree? Penning a greeting to your best friend 400 miles away or sending a cheerful note to your mother gives your message a personalized, handmade touch that is often lost in today’s high-tech world. Enjoy this shabby-chic card tutorial, and see how easy it is to turn lined notebook pages into journaling cards for personalized greetings!

 

Materials

Flora Notebook 2

Die Cuts with a View Card Stacks

Clearly Impressed Stamp Set (French Phrases)

Grey & Red Floral Tape

Grey & Pink Dot Tape

7gypsies Gypsy Market Naked Paper Tape

Idea-ology Tissue Tape by Tim Holtz (Sketchbook)

Double-Sided Adhesive Tape

 

Instructions

  1. Tear desired sheet out of Flora Notebook. Cut to size of solid-colored card, leaving a ¼” border around all sides.
  2. Adhere notebook sheet to card with double-sided adhesive tape or glue.
  3. Layer torn strips of decorative tape on card.
  4. Stamp your favorite French phrase onto project.
  5. Write your greeting and send off your card in handmade style!

 

Project and photo by Vanessa Spencer

For more quick and easy card tutorials, be sure to check out the upcoming Take Ten issue, available in March! Here’s another way to create these lovely note cards. Tell us your unique ideas in the comments below.

P.S. Loving the chartreuse-hued cards in the opening image? Enter our Cruise in Chartreuse Pinterest contest!

 

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