Monday, February 7, 2011

Note Cards Gift Set

It's my mum-in-law's b'day later this week, so I decided to make her some cute little note cards.  So without further ado, here they are!

Here's the green one.  I stamped on a design, layered some papers and inked all the edges and glued on some blings:

Here's the blue one. I stamped on a lfower, inked the edges and glued on some bling.  I also glued on a ribbon, punched out some flowers, inked their edges and glued blings on them too:

And these next 2 are my favourites of the 4! Here's the pink one.  I stamped on a flower, added a pearl & inked the edges.  Then I cut out another square, coloured it in by smudging it with pink pencil shavings, inked the edges & glued on a little ribbon and some more pearls:

And the purple one! I stamped on some pretty swirly images and inked the edges of the card.  I also coloured in the back most card by smudging it with purple pencil shavings.  Then I cute out a smaller piece of card stock, also smudged it, inked the edges, added a ribbon and a button:

And then on the insides I stamped a little too to match the outside stamp. When I didn't have a small stamp to use on the inside, I just inked a party of the stamped used on the outside and stamped that on:

Then I decided to make a cute packaging for it too!  I designed myself a little box template and made this:
After cutting out the template on white card stock, I glued it onto pretty patterned paper, folded it and glued it down with some craft glue.  Then I wrapped some irridescent string around it a few times and tied a knot, over which I glued 2 transparent glass leaves and a purple rose.  Oh, and some more bling at the bottom.

I'm so happy with how this turned out! :D

If you'd like my template for this little box, email me and I'll figure out a way to get it on the PC and off to you, hehe!  This box is suitable for cards the size of about 2.9 X 4 inches. 

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Shore Girl said...

What pretty spring colors! Love how you packaged them - that box is so pretty!

Amy Johnson said...

Such adorable little note cards! Love them!

Crafty Creations said...

What a terrific set for your mother-in-law! She will appreciate them so much!
Love that you packaged them so beautifully too!!

Wendy (The Local Cook) said...

so beautiful! What a great gift idea. Makes me miss crafting. Somehow I gotta find more time.

Monica said...

What pretty, pretty cards! Lucky MIL!!! So thoughtful a DIL are you! Love the mauve one. I love squiggly designs, too, infact I am addicted to them!

I am such a duh! Did not realize that I had not joined your blog as a follower yet. Hope you will forgive me...

Love the box of your cards as well. Lucky to be a follower!



Monica said...

Love the insides of the cards and the transparent leaves on the box. Awesome job!



Krafty Kat said...

This is so pretty! I especially love the little card holder. Great job! Thanks for linking up to Gettin' Krafty With It!

Melissa said...

You always make such pretty cards. Thanks for sharing!

Jenn Erickson said...

What a beautiful custom gift, from the elegantly embellished cards, to the coordinating envelopes, and even the perfect box! You're MIL is sure to be touched and overjoyed! Thank you for linking up to "A Little Birdie Told Me..." Happy Valentines' Day! Jenn

Ashlee @ I'm Topsy Turvy said...

what a GREAT gift idea! they turned out just lovely! Thanks for linking up to Topsy Turvy Tuesday's!