I love love love hand-written notes; both getting them and giving them is one of my favorite guilty pleasures. Many would argue that the art of a hand-written note is dying, but it is fully alive in this house!
One year I tried making Greg a scratch-off ticket as his Valentine card (using dish soap and silver paint), well it was a total fail. So last year, I decided to opt for an
Plus, I've been vying for a chance to use some watercolors, but I have no ability to paint, so this seemed like the perfect opportunity for me. If you aren't up for making your own card with this craft, don't fret! I've made mine available as a free download here! The flowers featured on this card are from one of my favorite
- Card-Stock (I really like Staple's heavy-weight card-stock for everyday crafts)
- Slide Cutter (use your Michael's app for 40% one of these, you won't regret it!)
- A7 Envelope
- Scoring Board (I use this so much, you don't even know!)
- Double Stick Tape
Step 1: Use the watercolor paint and brush your desired color onto a piece of card stock. I liked long straight lines best, but you can get creative with this!
Step 2: Trace your envelope with a pencil. Then cut along the traced line.
Step 3: Now carefully and evenly cut off a 1/4 inch edge of the liner so that it is slightly smaller than the original tracing.
Step 4: Almost done! Slide the liner into the envelope and use a bit of double stick tape to secure it in place.
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