Sometimes You Need Something Extra Special
Recently, some family and friends went above and beyond the usual “call of duty” to help us out with He-Man while I was away on a business trip. I wanted to get them all a small token of appreciation, and I knew gift cards to their favorite locations was just the ticket. Instead of just popping the gift cards in their store-supplied envelops, I wanted to do something a little extra special to show them how much their help meant to our family.
So I made these SUPER simple little babies…
I realize they are nothing extraordinary…jeesh…they are just fabric envelops! But they are a simple and really effective way to say “thank you” with a little more meaning!
I started here…
I found the basic concept in this magazine. I shrunk down the portfolio size to make a business-card size! Here is what I did…
I could have left them just as is, but I thought adding a closure would up the anti a bit! I just received this box of snaps from my mom and knew they were the perfect solution!
Now that I had made a cute holder for my gift cards, I wanted to make matching thank-you notes. I popped onto my digital scrapbooking software (I use Stampin Up’s My Digital Studio) and made these lovely cards. I printed out 2 sets on photo-quality paper and trimmed them down.
I then mounted the tops onto coordinating cardstock: