Today you will find me over at Ali Edwards’ blog with a tutorial on how to use my new Teeny Tiny Card Kits offered in my Silhouette store. Click here for complete instructions on creating your own glassine envelope notecards using wax paper. Yep. Wax paper. You’ll get a free SVG file or printable template if you want to cut out the shape by hand, plus a free printable to make your project complete.
Here are a couple more ways to use my Teeny Tiny Card Kits that you are going to love. As I was relaxing in the sunshine with my sister for our birthdays two weeks ago, I mentioned to her that I was going to make little envelope and card sets for my next round of shapes. She immediately piped up with, “You know what I wish I had?”
I love that question.
Anyone who is in the business of creating wants to know what you wish you had – so we can make it for you! Often times my expertise doesn’t cover whatever it is they want (an app for folding your laundry or a robotic cook to prepare dinner every night – not an option) but this time, I actually could deliver on her request.
“You know how when you wrap a gift then you want to attach a little card and envelope to it so it doesn’t get lost and you end up having to either tape it to the gift or punch a hole through the whole thing to tie it on? It doesn’t look cute that way. I wish I could attach my card to my gift in a cuter way.”
That was the request. I thought, “Hey, I can do that.” So I did.
My Teeny Tiny Card Kit instantly went from containing a little card and little envelope to having two envelopes – one with a hang tag and one without. And for good measure I threw in an extra card – you can either use a flat card or a folded one. Both fit into either envelope. To make it even better, if you purchase different card kits of the same size you can mix and match all of the cards and envelopes within each size. Click here to go to my Silhouette store.
Ta-da! The perfect little card and envelope set with the hang tag for easy tying. I used a dimensional butterfly from the craft store to embellish my envelope, tucked a note inside and tied it to my gift. Simple but gorgeous, don’t you think? And no chance of that little card getting lost between now and when I deliver the gift.
I used double-sided patterned cardstock and cut out all four shapes simply turned an envelope and card over to get two different but coordinated sets from one file. Here’s how I used the second envelope – the one without the hang tag. I created a printable for these little white cards in the 2″x3″ size for Ali’s blog and I have them here for each of the other sizes of my Teeny Tiny Card Kits. I wrapped a strip of washi tape around the top of the card, popped it in the envelope and was done. Beautiful sentiments with lovely design and just the right size. Click on each image to download printables in every size and be sure to head over to the tutorial at Ali’s for the other files.
Looking for all 10 of my Teeny Tiny Card Kits? Just click on each name below to be sent directly to the Silhouette file. And remember, I am in the process of setting up an SVG store here on my blog so all of you who have SCAL software that uses SVGs can purchase shapes here soon. Don’t worry, I’ll add everything to the shop so you won’t have to miss out on things I offer between now and then.
Here are the links to each file. Note the image below this list for a visual on each kit. Enjoy!