Easy Printables: Thank You Card Templates

I love my machines (computers) and I love mail, BUT nothing beats receiving a handwritten letter, note or card. Most of them are easy to store and are great mementos. When I receive cards I like to write the date or just the year (in the case of birthday or Christmas cards). They are really lovely to look back on. Download Thank You Bells On Cards Because I like to design things, it is interesting to see each card with different illustration and typography styles. Download Thanks So Much Cards A cost effective and inexpensive way to show your appreciation to someone is to give them a card. These ‘Thank You’ card downloads give you the opportunity to do just that. These cards feature simple design, festive colors and are easy to make; just print, cut and fold along the middle … [Read more...]

Gift Tag Templates – Circular!

Circular gift tags can be such fun- funky or elegant. For you today is a Disk Gift Tag Template to use over and over with your own sentiments and images. Make Your Own Gift Tags We all like to save time, (so we can savor time) so this is one solution to your gift tag woes. Making your gift tags shows your thoughtful intentions and creativity. These tags are a base for just those thoughts and imagination. It makes things more personal and fun, and the small format is easy to fill. Gift Labels The round tag looks great with just a simple image. The colored dots and inner border frame the center twice over giving the most simple image a heap of attention. Ideas for Gift Labels Just print and trim and decorate Add cut images from free sticker sites, old cards or … [Read more...]

Free Knitting Patterns for Dolls

It has been a while since I knitted anything. But then, net surfing one day, (procrastinating) I rediscovered renowned knitted doll designer Jean Greenhowe. Years ago I made a heap of dolls from her books. Why I loved them (apart from them being so darn cute) was because there was a range of boy dolls in there. There were not many boy dolls about at the time. I actually made a chef one with a birthday cake for my father when he turned 60. Knitting Patterns for Toys I was delighted to find her online and equally delighted to find some free knitting patterns for toys. I chose a cute Rainbow Baby pattern and pulled apart a crocheted blanket I had begun for the wool. (It was late at night and no shops open). This wee guy measures a little over six and a half inches without the cap, … [Read more...]

Free Gift Tag Printables Templates

Your gift has been wrapped (or not) and is ready for that final touch – the gift tag. Download these free gift tag templates as a base to work your magic on. Gift giving has been around for as long as man (and woman) has. We give because we feel empathy, sympathy, to celebrate an occasion or just because we want to. We are a social lot, us humans and we have an inherent need to communicate and connect with each other. Easy Paper Craft Gift tags are easy and very inexpensive to make if your budget requires it. Download the templates as a starting point with which to weave your creative magic. Print out and trace the shapes onto heavy paper or card stock. Get decorating with scrap papers, embellishments and an adhesive. Use sewing notions – bits of lace and buttons or just … [Read more...]