For many people, this time of year is hectic on several levels! You’re trying to finish up the year-end stuff for school and work, send holiday cards, buy gifts, and plan travels and gatherings. It’s a lot. In our house, this holiday season is even more frenetic than usual because we’ve got a baby who gets into everything. (Turn your back for one second, and she’s stuffed the most dangerous thing she can find into her mouth!) I’ve barely had a spare moment to relax, which is why I set aside three hours this week to just zone out and create pretty calligraphy. Today, I’m sharing the envelopes I made as a casual show and tell.
If you’re looking for a unique DIY holiday card project, consider this beauty. This holiday card tutorial will quickly become a favorite because of the delightful cutout! When your recipient receives the card, he or she can simply remove the ornament from the center and hang it on their tree.
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The other day, all was quiet in the house. My nine-month-old was napping with her dad while my four-year-old played in the sunroom where I like to create. As I sat down to doodle with the goal of making some pretty black and gold bookmarks, I decided to document the process with my camera. I hope that you’ll find inspiration in what I came up with — and that you get a kick out of the accompanying video! (Be sure to watch past the pretty tutorial part. You’ll get an earful starting at 1:50.)