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Thanksgiving Place Card Tutorial Plus a Giveaway

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Thanksgiving Place Card Tutorial Plus a Giveaway

  I've been working on some place cards for Thanksgiving dinner and I am loving how they are turning out. Here's what I've come up with so far: I printed the template (get it for free below) on white cardstock and glued on a rosemary wreath. I used a calligraphy marker for the name. Then I decided that I preferred kraft cardstock. This one is decorated with sage leaves that I glued on and tied with a gold bow. The lettering is made with an emboss pen and gold heat embossing powder. This one is similar, except I cut two slits...

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DIY Thanksgiving Place Cards and Holiday Gift Tags Using Tickets

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DIY Thanksgiving Place Cards and Holiday Gift Tags Using Tickets

This article will teach you how to make easy, yet stunning, holiday place cards and gift tags using one special ingredient: DIY tickets. These tickets feel just like real tickets because I use drywall tape from the hardware store (paint department). And I use a tracing wheel from my sewing kit. I know these aren't common things most crafters use, but they make all the difference, I promise! Step 1 - Color Drywall Tape  I don't like the bright white background, so I usually dye the drywall tape to start. The photo above shows inking, painting with watered down acrylic paint,...

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