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Screw Hallmark. Make 'em yourself.
Matching sets of cards and tags make nice little gifties, or you can keep them for your own gift wrapping purposes...

Posted by jojobeandesigns from Wayne, New Jersey, United States • Published See jojobeandesigns's 48 projects »
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  • Step 1

    You may start with either pre-made boxed cards for embellishing or cut cardstock to your desired card size and fold in half.

  • Step 2

    Cut a square of decorative paper to just smaller than the front of your card and attach with glue, rolling over firmly with a brayer so you don't get bubbles.

  • Step 3

    Stamp desired letters, images or words on solid color card stock and sprinkle with embossing powder while still wet. Zap image with a heat gun to set powder.

  • Step 4

    Cut stamped image out of the cardstock and attach to card with gluedots to get a 3D look. Then add your decorative bits of ribbon, rick rack, or whatever with glue.

    *For the gift tags, follow these same steps, but remove the ugly white string and replace it with a pretty ribbon!

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