This super-simple homemade gift idea is just like playing “dress up” with paper dolls! I created my Personalized Note Cards Project to make it fun and easy to give a lovely gift from the heart.
Do you remember receiving a paper doll booklet, filled with clothing and accessories, to let you play “dress up”? I usually had my mom help me remove the dolls so they weren’t torn in the process. I can’t really describe myself as a patient child.
Since I grew up in wonderous awe of Doris Day and her fabulous movie wardrobes, I was in dress-up heaven!
I had a blast hunting around for stylish hats that could be cut out and used to accessorize these 6 gorgeous ladies. You’ll decide which gals will be in what colored frames and the chapeaus they’ll be wearing.
If you choose to make more than 6 personalized note cards in your sets, you won’t ever have to use the same hat twice! There are 20 different hat styles to choose from.
I’ll tell you how to get your own copy of my Personalized Note Cards PDF at the end of this post.
I kept my Personalized Note Cards on the simple side, just adding a ribbon bow to a few, but leaving the remainder plain.
But, if you want to add a little more “bling” to your gals, here’s some fabulous suggestions:
The Personalized Note Cards Project PDF has all the physical components you’ll need to make your project, except for the note cards themselves and white card stock.
You’ll want to choose a heavy stock paper, decorative paper or you can use pre-make cards in a 6″ x 4″ size if you’d rather.
I chose some fabulous homemade paper that’s embedded with floral botanicals that would give some texture to my personalized note cards.
You can see how lovely the rough edges of this kind of textured paper can be. I just happened to have some in my stash, but you can find sets with various colors on Amazon or at your local craft store.
Equipment & Supplies:
I decided I wanted to do three different colors of cards, 2 of each shade. You can do 6 different colored cards, or even all the same if you want. It’s completely up to you how you want your finished set of personalized note cards to look.
Choose which frames, headshots and hats will go on each of your cards. I made sure that you’ll find coordinating colored hats to go with the frame colors.
If you’re a talented calligrapher, or are skilled in lettering, you’ll do a much nicer job than I did!
I love the way these are personalized so that the recipient has a lovely set of note cards to use and remember you by.
You can package your Set of 6 Personalized Note Cards simply by tying them into a stack with a wide satin ribbon!
Or, here’s a few more suggestions to give your homemade gift a little more festive:
PERFECTLY PAMPERED PRESENTS – 8 Fabulous DIY “Pampering” Gifts
Whether it’s for a holiday, birthday or Mother’s Day, these Perfectly Pampered Presents make glamorous and thoughtful gifts.
Here’s all the simple and fun beauty recipes/project in this “Perfectly Pampered Presents” Bundle:
Wow! Which one of your friends or family members wouldn’t love to receive a specially-made package filled with these fabulous DIY beauty recipes?
They all take just a few minutes to make, and how much embellishing you do on the packaging is entirely up to you.
Feel free to choose exactly which recipes you’ll be giving, and just make those. Or, if you’re feeling especially inspired, gift all 8 Perfectly Pampered Presents!
I’ve created special matching hang tags for all 8 items, and even designed some label stickers to help make your gifts extra special!
CLICK HERE TO GO TO THE MASTER POST: Perfectly Pampered Presents – DIY Beauty Recipes & Packaging Ideas
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