greeting card diy (+ my first ever .gif!)

greeting card diy | et ceteraI love to do things with my hands other than type and click. In the kitchen, I love to crack eggs, whisk brownie batter, knead bread, etc. When it comes to crafting, I love to cut paper, use rubber stamps, and tape things together.

It would be great to be able to buy fun supplies all of the time and have a well stocked arsenal, but that just can’t happen. I do my best to make do with what I have on hand- some blank kraft paper cards + envelopes, a pack of construction paper from Target, a few rolls of washi tape, some stamps, plenty of Sharpies… things like that.

So, as long as you have a few pieces of construction paper, a pair of scissors, and a roll of tape (or glue), you can make this card! Continue reading

handwritten notes

vsco_0-14 copySeveral years ago a handful of my friends and I started sending each other letters rather than emails. There was something so thrilling about getting a real letter in the daily mail delivery. Sure, they cost more money to send and take longer to receive, but in my opinion it’s worth it. Continue reading