Wednesday, December 24, 2014


Merry Christmas Eve, everyone! 
I know most people are putting the finishing touches on their Christmas -- wrapping presents, baking goodies and visiting loved ones. 
Not me. Well, I do have some presents to wrap. But I am feverishly working on thank you cards for the many baby gifts I received for the birth of my daughter, Rachel, in November.
My husband has been pushing me like crazy to get these cards done. Of course, I couldn't just buy basic thank you cards and call it good. But I did cheat -- a little. 
I bought some cute basic blank note cards at Wal-Mart, pictured below. The pink color was a bit odd to match, so I stayed away from using any pink paper to embellish them. 

I also bought a pack of these wonderful Sticko stickers of pink baby hand and foot prints. 

Then I broke out my well-used but beloved square punch and some ivory-colored scrap paper to make squares and highlight the hand and foot prints.

Then I printed some sentiments that said Thanks For The Baby Gift. I actually used my Silhouette software to print these so I could make sure they would fit in the 2-inch squares.

And with some inking around the edges and some glue, here is the finished project:

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