Monday, February 20, 2012

((handmade monday)) greetings + confetti

Isn't stationery fun? Who doesn't like to receive some snail mail every now & again?

 Today's handmade monday DIY project combines two of my favorite things: confetti & stationery. Enjoy!

Here's what you'll need
sewing machine
fun paper or blank paper & colored pencils to make confetti
a printer
hole punch 
sandwich bags

1. Create two columns in Word and create whatever text you'd like.  
Print them out when you're finished. 

2. Cut out your "cards" in miscellaneous shapes. Feel free to use fun scissors that create a pattern around the edge.

3.  If you so choose, you can sew some designs onto the paper.

4.  Cut out ziplock bags (you can usually do two cards per baggy) & stitch up the long edge, leaving the top open.

5.  Stick card inside the bag & fill with desired confetti.

6.  Stitch up the top.

7. Send to a loved one :)



  1. Super cute Kim. I love this. I think it'd be fun to do with the kids also!

  2. Cute! I love getting cards with confetti in them.

  3. this is ADORABLE. I am doing this soon!! love it!! you are creative my dear.

  4. Kim, this is so sweet! You know i love me a new re- use for ziplock baggies! Do you mind if i shqre on my rrr wednesday soon? Also how.does the plastic not get stuck in your you sew? Xo

  5. So cute, easy, and affordable! I'm constantly amazed at the price of greeting cards. Thanks for the fun tutorial!

  6. I love the look of these. I'm (emotionally) allergic to most things glitter and even confetti. I wonder how pennies - only shiny ones - would work in them. The fonts are perfect choices!


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