And of course, I just couldn't bring myself to send store bought cards. Not in the midst of my holiday craft-a-palooza. But, like most of my December crafts this year, I wanted something quick and cheap, so I could move on to the next project.
So I grabbed some card stock, snowflake stickers, my x-acto knife and my printer, and whipped up some quickie cards.
After cutting out the card stock, and getting ready to glue everything together, I decided some red ribbon was the perfect extra addition, to tie in the red text. And I already had leftovers from my ribbon tree centerpiece and our spruced up stockings.!
Some glue, ribbon, and stickers, and I was ready to write nice notes to my family members I wasn't going to get to see at Christmas this year.
(You can see my DIY roman shades in action in the background!)
Because I was using leftover ribbon, I ended up with five slightly different card designs.
I think one of my favorite parts is the snowflake watermark on the inside. I think it gives it a little something extra, don'tcha think?*
And they wouldn't be complete without tying in the snowflake theme on the envelopes. I just ran these through my printer, using the same snowflake clip art from my paper snowflake luminaries, that I found online.
Did you send out Christmas cards this year? Did you go the store bought route, or did you DIY them?
*10 points if you know what movie this is from!