3 Handmade Stitched Greeting Cards

Today, Nancy has a quick & simple stitched greeting card DIY AND a giveaway! If you’re looking to try a new handmade card idea or if you love sewing then you’ll definitely want to keep reading & enter the giveaway at the end of the post. Make sure to check out other fun DIYS from Nancy: here, here, here or here.

And don’t forget to share your handmade cards with us on IG by tagging @prettybypost and @everydaynaseeha (don’t forget to use the hashtags #fierceloyalty and #sendcardsspreadlove so we can find you!)

3 Handmade Stitched Greeting Cards.

I had started with a whole different idea for this post and I even got half way through it, but I changed my mind. I just got the biggest urge to sew on paper, something I really love to do!

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What happened was that I was looking through one of my craft drawers and doing a bit of organizing when I came across these gorgeous vintage-y chipboard die cuts. Aren’t they so pretty?

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I instantly thought they would look lovely on a greeting card.  And since they had a sewing theme, well I just had to stitch some up!

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I kept it really simple by adding just a few extra details like a little bit of twine, a piece of vintage lace and some simple machine stitching.

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Have you tried sewing on paper or chipboard before? It’s so fun! Paper is easy. Chipboard is just a bit more challenging. The trick to make it easier is to just take it slow. Oh and don’t worry about it looking perfect.

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Giveaway

Sew, 😉 how about a giveaway? Yep! I’m giving away these 3 cards! (US & Canada only – please) Just comment below and tell us which one you like best! Danielle will randomly choose one of you and then I’ll pop them in the mail to you! ❤

This giveaway runs from January 19, 2018 – January 25, 2018 at midnight EST. A random winner will be notified via email on January 26, 2018 and will have 48 hours to claim their prize. After 48 hours, if there is no response, another winner will be chosen.

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See you next month!

Nancy xo❤

Author Bio

Nancy Gaines is a photo stylist and storyteller, as well as a passionate food photographer. She loves all things paper, crafty and colorful. Her creative, seemingly bionic eye for cute has her shooting a magazine cover for SISTERS magazine and designing, making and shooting a children’s book with author Elizabeth Lymer. Nancy is a wife, mother and grandma who lives in Portland, Oregon. She launched an adventurous online biz with her daughter, Aisha at everydaynaseeha.com. You can also find her on InstagramPinterest and Facebook.

 

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  1. Cathy McGuire says

    All three are gorgeous so it’s hard to choose my favorite. But I love the stitching around the floral. I haven’t seen it down that way before and I really like the look. Excellent blog post!

  2. Emily says

    All three are great, but I especially love the stitching around the floral. I really need to get my sewing machine repaired so I can have fun like this!

  3. Brittany Arjune says

    It’s so hard to pick between the floral card (I’m in the year of all about growth) and the mannequin (cause I’m studying fashion styling) haha, but honestly the floral card is just so stunning, it was the first thing that instantly captivated me!

    I love how you always come up with such amazing ways to decorate your cards! I definitely need to try this method out!

    <3

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