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7 DIY Stationery Ideas That’ll Make You Say “Yup, I Made That!”

With springtime in full swing and National Stationery Week fast approaching, now is the time to spruce up your stationery supplies and inject some order into your office. Put simply, a new season calls for new stationery and we have plenty of ideas to create your very own, from handmade envelopes, paper clips to stamps and desk tidies.

7 DIY Stationery Ideas That’ll Make You Say “Yup, I Made That!”

1. Font-astic!

7 DIY Stationery Ideas That’ll Make You Say “Yup, I Made That!”

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Put pen to paper and master stunning calligraphy techniques with your free hand lettering downloads. Why not make your own gift tags or simply add a flourish to your hand written letters and greetings?

2. Personalise your papers

7 DIY Stationery Ideas That’ll Make You Say “Yup, I Made That!”

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Decorate bland sheets of paper with alcohol inks. Simply, spritz your chosen card or paper with rubbing alcohol. While wet, randomly drop on coloured ink and let it dry completely. Apply a second colour using a flicking motion to achieve fine specks. Leave to dry, then repeat with a third colour in large drops and small splatters. Allow the ink to dry, then spritz with rubbing alcohol to finish.

3. Make an impression

7 DIY Stationery Ideas That’ll Make You Say “Yup, I Made That!”

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What better way to add a personal touch to your greetings than with a hand carved stamp? This nifty kit comes with everything you need to get started including multiple carving tools, blocks, ink and templates.

4. DIY paper clips

7 DIY Stationery Ideas That’ll Make You Say “Yup, I Made That!”

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The latest gadget from We R Memory Keepers is certainly on our crafty wish list! What’s not to love about novelty paper clips? Well, now you can create your own with this smart kit.

5. Easy envelopes

7 DIY Stationery Ideas That’ll Make You Say “Yup, I Made That!”

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The We R Memory Keepers Envelope Punch Board certainly gets our seal of approval. Create bespoke envelopes to suit your greetings in a flash and why not adorn them too? Washi tape and stickers are a great way to add interest.

6. Decorative touch

7 DIY Stationery Ideas That’ll Make You Say “Yup, I Made That!”

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Once you’ve created your envelopes, why not adorn them with patterned papers? It’s so simple to achieve with our easy guide to envelope liners.

7. Take note!

7 DIY Stationery Ideas That’ll Make You Say “Yup, I Made That!”

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Breathe a breath of fresh air into your dull desk accessories and create on-trend notebooks, files and pen pots in a flash! Click on the image to find a stationery workshop near you.

Download your free downloads from The Colouring Book of Cards and Envelopes: Rainbows and Unicorns by Rebecca Jones

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