Simple Way To Decorate Cardstock. Turn It Into Stationery!

7.30.2014

Stationery and office #green #washitape #handpainted #notecards Merissa-Cherie blog 2014Jul_0845

Using my new set of watercolors I wanted to see what I could do to decorate a few pieces of plain white cardstock (that I had in front of me at the moment, everything else is still in unpacked cardboard boxes). Of course I wanted to turn them into notecards being that I love stationery. My husband and I recently moved and our new town does not have any stationery stores!
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I took out my brushes and went to work. I painted stripes, a Hello, and applied washi tape. The washi tape was part of a set from Target which also included the wooden tape holder. How I miss Target back at our old place. Luckily I stocked up on stationery on my last Target spree before our move..hehe. At least I can reminisce when I look at my purchases.. looney, I know. Sorry, getting side tracked. Back to my notecards, of course there are many other ways to decorate but I wanted to show you how simple designs like stripes (I'm a fan of stripes), words, and adding washi tape, can make plain paper good enough to send as snail mail (which I'm also a fan of). 

Comes to think of it, moving to a place where there is no Target, no Papyrus, no Barnes & Noble, no stationery stores, or great stationery sections for that matter, has made me want to create things now that I have no outlet to get my stationery fix easily (am I repeating myself again? I guess that's a good thing though.




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6 comments :

  1. Great idea ! This is cool ! :)

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    1. Thank you Lenka! I'm happy you like this idea ;) xo

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  2. I love your watercolors! It's great idea to use them to make stationery.

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    1. Hello Ewa, thank you! I'm glad to hear that! It's easy yet looks pretty and anyone can do it! Have a nice day ;) xo

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    1. I'm happy you like it thank you :D

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