Friday, December 23, 2011

Gift Packaging


One of my favorite things to do for those little, last minute gifts at this time of year is package up cards that I've made throughout the year.  I do use cards I've made to send through the mail, but unfortunately I don't send out as many cards as I make.  Although, I guess the people who receive a set of cards might not think that's so unfortunate!  LOL  (at least I hope so)  A great way for me to use up my "stash" is to package them up as gifts for teachers, friends or even family members that I don't buy for, but want them to know I'm thinking of them. 

There are many different ways to package up a card set, but one of my favorites is with a clear acrylic box.  When I don't have time to stamp or embellish a cardstock box of some sort, I find that these acrylic boxes are PERFECT!  The card on the inside provides the "decorating".  Adding a ribbon and tag makes it complete.  For this package, I used the Holiday Button Bits set from Papertrey Ink to create my tag and along with the Mat Stack 3 Die.  Being able to add buttons really helps to embellish the package even more.  Thanks for stopping by today and have a great day! 



4 comments:

Jennifer Shults said...

I NEEEEED to do this. I have stack and stacks and stacks of cards. This is a brilliant idea!!!

Beth Norman said...

What a nice way to use your cards. I actually made 10 gorgeous cards for my girlfriend this year and in the haste of packing up my stamp room, I accidentally threw them out. Ugh!

Globe Packaging said...

This post was really awesome! nice work my friend!

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Shanna said...

This is a terrific idea...now if I'd only plan ahead and have cards ready to 'gift' for next Christmas! Love your work!

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