I’m thrilled to guestblog here on luloveshandmade and hope you enjoy my little tutorial!Only 13 days left for Christmas
and you are still wondering which presents you can gift?
Don’t worry, there are plenty of ideas what to gift without even spending a
Some friends and family are so far away that you can and will send them
only a nice letter.
That’s why I want to share a quick tutorial with you for doing your own Christmas-,
stars- and snow-inspired stationary.
– baking paper, the white one (comes recyled as well)
– sewing machine
– yarn (of course)
– (optional) star punch
– old envelopeI love, love, love, baking paper so much, because it can be used for so many
things. The white looks really winterly and snowy to me and it is not only used here
for sewing patterns and baking, but also for crafting laterns, punching out stars, for decorating and so much more.
creative on the paper. We really had a lot of fun to pull the paper through my
sewing machine. My oldest child (almost 3 years) helped me with it and was glad to
finally sew something himself. It’s always nice if you can involve the kids in a crafting project.
create the envelope.
difficult, considering the huge amount of unwanted mail we all receive each day.
You can choose between the smaller ones or the bigger ones like in this
This is then the model/pattern for your own envelope.
your baking paper and then cut it out.
For the front I used a
self-adhesive paper label and sewed around it before sticking it onto the
backing paper and write with a pencil. It looks clean, but also a little
romantic – perfect for christmas.I’m also planning to use this sewed baking paper for all the present
wrapping which I recommend to try out as well. What is more, it’s so much cheaper than
buying present paper and perfect if you also forgot to do so. 😉
I really love my envelopes and wrapping paper and hope you like it, too!
Have a nice Christmas time everyone!