Special Delivery... DIY Stationery!

Are you the creative type? Love sitting down with the kids, surrounded by stamps, designer papers and cards, a pot of glue, a few rolls of ribbons and your favourite pair of scissors? Today’s special delivery post is all about inspiring you to get crafty…

Designer Paper from Busy Bee Handmade

Next time you’re in the market for some beautiful stationery, why not try your hand at creating some yourself? It’s not as tricky as you might think!  I recently made a set of handmade envelopes for a friends wedding by simply printing a template {in pale ink} onto the back of some designer paper… cut, fold, glue… voila! If you’d like more info, you can get a step-by-step guide from Martha.

Designer Paper from Busy Bee Handmade

If you like to make a bold statement, you can go all out with glitzy embellishments and bright colours, but it’s also possible to create cute, classic stationery with simple handstamped techniques. To give you an inspirational kick in the pants, we have five handstamped writing sets to giveaway courtesy of our friends at Busy Bee Handmade.

Handstamped Letter Writing Sets

If you’d like to win one, simply drop by Busy Bee Handmade and then tell us in the comment section below which category or product inspires you the most.  The winners will be drawn next Thursday 10 June 2010, and contacted via email. Tweet about the competition {through the button above} or share with friends via facebook for an extra chance to win.

Special Delivery... Letter Writing Collective

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