I love to have a stash of thank you cards on hand. The best way to make them is to just sit down with a stack of card bases and a bag of scraps and go to town. I love to do this at crops. 
Recently I was able to just sit down at my scrap table and crank out some cards that I needed to send. Just 3 sheets of Basic Grey paper, 2 Epiphany Crafts Shape Studios to make my own buttons and embellies from scrap paper, a bit of twine, some Smooch Spritz in Gingersnap, and a pile of odds and ends (that I was too lazy to put away) contributed to this series of thank you cards in about an hour:
The best thing about Smooch Spritz is that it can make anything match, whether it “goes together” or not. A little spritz across the fronts of the cards after assembly and it all makes sense. I also love the distressed look of a “smooched” project. Divine!
These cards are simple and to the point, just what a thank you should be. I hope everyone receiving one likes it :)
Clearsnap Supplies:
  • Smooch Spritz in Gingersnap
  • ColorBox Fluid Chalk Ink in Chestnut Roan
  • ColorBox Fluid Chalk Ink in Creamy Brown
Other Supplies:
  • Twine – hydrangeahippo.etsy.com
  • Buttons- Epiphany Crafts
  • Paper – Basic Grey, Bella Blvd (leaves), KaiserCraft (script), Bo Bunny (pink), October Afternoon (boy)
  • Tag – American Crafts
  • Cardstock – Bazzill, Cardstock Warehouse, DCWV
  • Stamps – Stampin' Up!
  • Ribbon  – May Arts
  • Diecut Pennant – Pink Paislee
  • Sequins – Polka Dot Whimsy
Hope this inspires you to break out your scraps and create some cards. It's okay if your papers don't match perfectly–just add a little Smooch Spritz and it will all make sense in the end.
Jennifer Priest

Author: Jennifer Priest

It started with jewelry, beading, sewing, home decor, painting, basket weaving, pottery, and cross-stitch. Marry that to an entrepreneurial spirit & at 9 years old a girl is selling her wares at craft fairs as far as her parents and grandparents would drive her. These days, Jennifer enjoys crafts of all genres from sewing to scrapbooking to jewelry with a little dabbling in the mixed media world. Her style is approachable and she wants everyone who sees her work to feel that they too can embrace creativity and make their home and life beautiful.

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  1. so cute! Great way to use up some scraps :)

    Posted on July 1, 2011 at 4:14 pm