make your own stationery

What could be more personal than creating custom stationery for a special friend? By choosing specific paper colors, embellishments, and adding their name you are honoring their personality and creating a one-of-a-kind gift. A stationery set can be as simple as a collection of note cards and envelopes, but by adding other letter writing components like labels and pens, or personalizing the stationery with rubber stamps, you create something truly unique.

To take it over the top include a custom return address embosser plate – an easy and elegant way to add a return address to envelopes. Finally, be creative in your presentation – put all of your stationery items into an adorable suitcase, or organize them inside a linen folio.

Here are some things you might need:
Flat cards & folded cards
8.5″ x 11″ text paper
Return address embosser plate
Rubber stamps – try alphabet rubber stamps to add a name or monogram

As the holidays approach, consider making a set of personalized stationery for family members, or as a thank you gift for a teacher who has made a difference in your child’s life.

p.s. If you’re looking for inspiration on making your own stationery, sign up for our Personal Stationery – Handmade Gifts Workshop taking place at all stores tomorrow – Thursday, November 12.

PS colors: chartreuse & pool
Latest fave: Saddle Stitch Notebooks


4 Responses

  1. Georgie says:

    Christine was great

  2. Georgie says:

    Had a wonderful time at this workshop. Some very new ideas were introduced (to me) to make gifts of stationery. Thank you.

  3. linda says:

    YAY!! I’m so glad you went to the class…and even happier to know you learned a few new tricks!
    Aren’t the folios fabulous?!
    I wish I was there to see what you created, but thanks for letting me know you like my cirriculum and enjoyed Christine’s teaching talents!
    The team will be thrilled to hear you had a good time.

    Linda (Workshops, Demonstrations and Special Events)

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