Hand Made Thank You Card
My very good friend Dorthy is back with a perfect Thank You card. This card is easily made, as it is really quick to put together, and you probably have most of the supplies on hand already.
I hope you will make this very creative and ideal card for someone special and a few extra to have on hand. A handmade card speaks volumes to express gratitude and appreciation.
Thank You Dorthy for sharing this excellent idea with us at A Mother’s Shadow.
Hand Made ‘Thank You’ Card
1- 4 ½” x 11” plain piece of cardstock
1-3 ½” x 5 ½” print piece of paper
1-1 ¼” x 5 ½” contrast piece of paper
2- Solid colored tags cut out of cardstock (1-1 ½” x 1 5/8” 1- 1 ¼” x 1 3/8”)
1-embellishment of your choice
12”- coordinating ¼” ribbon
Stamp and ink for sentiment (or handwrite it or print on computer)
Scissors Ruler Hole punch Paper glue
1- Cut all pieces according to directions
2- Fold 4 ½” x 11” cardstock in half
3- Glue large print to the front of the card on the right side (fold is at the top)4- Glue smaller contrast to the front left side (it will overlap slightly)
5- Cut 5 ½” of ribbon and glue over the paper seam6- Trim ends even with card
7- Cut corners on tags on one end (make it look like a tag)
8- Put sentiment on the small tag and glue to larger tag. Hole punch through both9- Thread remaining ribbon through hole in tag. Tie in a knot and trim ends
10- Glue tag over ribbon on the card approximately 1 ½” down11- Add embellishment to bottom right corner. Ta Da! Recognize a blessing and be a blessing today.
The Lost Arts
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