Simple Way To Decorate Cardstock. Turn It Into Stationery!


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.



  1. Great idea ! This is cool ! :)

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

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

    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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