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Fold a piece of card stock in half. Cut a strip of a decorative paper to adhere to the center of the front. Attach pretty flower details and a small label. Connect the elements by tracing around them with pen. Add special corner details with pen.
A square punch makes quick work of a geometric card. Mat three punched squares on blue card stock to help them pop off the orange background.
Play with layered paper shapes. Cut 1/4 of a circle; adhere to bottom right-hand corner inside the card. Add a star cutout over the top. Cut a similar curve from the card cover to reveal the circle below. Include a message for the special recipient.
Cut one wide piece of brown card stock. Cut two same-width strips of patterned paper and one narrower strip. Layer the strips over the brown cardstock. Place cut-out lettering or letter stickers on the two larger strips.
A neutral background and die-cut letters unify the rainbow of patterned-paper squares on this thank-you card. Keep a stash of shapes punched from leftovers to create mosaic cards in a snap.
If your sentiment bears repeating, stamp a simple greeting over and over on scraps of patterned paper. This thank-you greeting was tied together with a main message stamped on a scrap adorned with buttons.
An embellished tie is the focal point of this card. Create a patterned look by stamping stars on small cardstock scraps and placing brads through the centers.
Double-sided patterned cardstock folded in half and trimmed with decorative-edge scissors makes this thank-you card as whimsical on the inside as it is outside. If the pattern on the inside of your card will make your handwritten note difficult to read, add a scrap of vellum over the design to soften it.
A scrap of distressed patterned paper gives this thank-you card a rustic look. To create the card, layer a scrap of pattered paper, torn on the diagonal, over a solid piece, and then dress it up with rub-ons and felt flowers.
Wrap a scrap strip of double-sided patterned paper around a pencil to bump up the wow factor of your card. This sun was hand-cut from computer clip art to hold the simple greeting.
Merge two stamped images to make one design. Here, a circle stamp was inked, then the heart was pressed on the wet stamp to remove some of the ink. Finally, it was stamped onto a simple blue-and-white card.
A steaming cup of coffee sets the stage for a clever card. Ink the edges of your piecings to add definition.
Stitch together 3-inch-square scraps of patterned paper to create this quilt-like card. Leftover ribbon pieces tied to a long strand on the left side give the greeting a happy-go-lucky feel. The layered die-cut sentiment immediately attracts your attention.
Add an extra punch of color by stamping on a transparent background and coloring in the flowers with a safe-for-slick-surfaces pen. To tie the greeting and background together, substitute the "o" with two layered patterned papers stamped using the same design.
To highlight and add texture to this thank-you card, machine-stitch over the large circular designs of the graphic patterned paper. Use vellum for the pocket so the card's stitching will be visible.
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