With the fall season approaching, it’s a great time to make some tea, throw on your favorite music, and create beautiful, handwritten notes. Our DIY expert, Rebecca, came up with three fantastic, easy ways to create some exquisite stationery for a birthday card, love letter, note to a friend or thank you note! Only a few supplies are needed to make something special, so unleash your creativity and have fun with it.

easy stationery

Expressive Notes

Expressing yourself is a snap with these typeface stamps that click into place.  Say the word and you’re all but done! Watch a video tutorial on how to make your own Expressive Note Cards!

To start, snap together the PEGZ Letters to spell out any message you would like.

pegz stamps

Stamp with quick-drying chalk ink on a 4-bar card.

stamp pad

Add a strip of patterned washi tape to give it a beautiful design.

washi tape

Make it extra luxe: Stamp a design on the envelope with chalk ink!

rubber stamping

Colorful Patterns

Sending a cheerful note for any occasion is easy with this festive stamp set and rainbow ink pad.

colorful patterns card

Pick a message stamp and a color from the Petal Point Ink Pad.

colorful stamping

Stamp your message on the card in the color of your choice.

petal point ink pad

Select a stamp design and a color(s) from the Petal Point Ink Pad and stamp the rest of the surface.

colorful card stamping

Make it extra luxe: Use our easy envelope liner templates to trace, cut and line your envelope with decorative paper!

envelope liner template

Artful Lettering

You don’t have to be a pro to get an elegant hand-lettered look: these script sentiment stamps will do it for you! Watch video tutorials on how to DIY Envelope Sealing Wax and  DIY Artful Lettering Note Cards.

elegant cards

Create an expression using the many sentiments from the Avery Elle Sentimental Stamps and compose your message by mounting them to an acrylic block.

sentiment stamps

acrylic block

Coat with Delicata Ink and stamp on the card.

stamp pad

Crop each corner with a corner rounder.

corner rounder

Make it extra luxe: For a gorgeous finishing touch, add a wax seal to your envelope!

wax seal

wax seal drip

rubber stamp wax seal

*Did you know you can use rubber stamps as wax seals? Simply coat the stamp with a little bit of oil before use to keep the wax from sticking to the surface.*

If you’d like to see how-to videos for each of these pieces of stationery, check out @papersource_rebecca on Instagram!


7 Responses

  1. Sarah Hawkings says:

    Some lovely ideas!

  2. Musarrat Khan says:

    Great ideas!

  3. Jen says:

    Beautiful! I know a few DIYers who would love these for gift sets!

  4. karen fernandez says:

    Wonderful elegant ideas! Thank you for sharing these!

  5. karen fernandez says:

    Wonderful, elegant ideas! Thsnks for sharing these!

  6. Kendra Jones says:

    Great ideas. Thanks for the tips.

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