My sister and I were recently talking about what to give as a First Communion gift. She mentioned she was going to give monogrammed notecards to her friend’s daughter.
I thought that was such a great idea. Everyone should have her own personalized notecards or stationery, but especially kids and teens. With all of the technology now, it’s important for kids to still appreciate the written note.
My sister’s gift inspired me to try to make my own monogrammed cards. If you’re needing a gift for graduation or just want to make these, they are really easy. You just need blank notecards, alphabet stamps and ink pads.
I found that buying blank notecards in bulk is easiest. They are already scored (where it folds) and comes with envelopes. They have different colors and designs, too, which make it more fun.
You can get these at any craft store like Michaels or Hobby Lobby and both stores always have 40% off coupons, which are great 🙂
I liked this polka dot theme for the cards I was going to do.
For the alphabet rubber stamps, it’s best if you have two sets, one with smaller letters and the other with larger letters. In the same section as the stamps, you’ll find ink pads in every color.
To do a standard monogram you will need to know the initials of the person’s first, middle, and last name. Using your largest stamper, stamp the initial of the person’s last name in the middle of the card.
Then using your smaller stampers, stamp the first name initial in the front and the middle name initial on the end.
They also have stampers that say just about anything, so sometimes it is nice to give Thank You cards as a gift, as well.
You can also monogram the envelopes for an extra touch.
There are so many things you can do with these. Just don’t forget to make some for yourself while you’re at it!
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