Posts Tagged ‘freebie’



Printable Post-it Notes

Post-it Note Printable Template // thepapermama.com

I love little notes, so that’s probably why I got way too excited when I realized I could print ONTO post-it notes. Yeah. It’s fun. I made a few notes and fill-in-the-blank to dos for you to use, or you can easily make your own (just using the main template I’ve provided). You can also print some images onto the notes. Cute, right? Is a coworker stealing your food? Well, pop a note with your beautiful face on it! It’s yours.

Post-it Note Printable Template // thepapermama.com

Post-it Note Printable Template // thepapermama.com

Supplies:

Directions:

Post-it Note Printable Template // thepapermama.com

- Print out your Post-it note layout printable.

Post-it Note Printable Template // thepapermama.com

- Prep your print page: Line up your post-it notes on the layout you just printed out. Make sure the sticky part of the post-it note is on the top of the square.

- Place the prepped print page in the printer tray face down and the top of the squares/sticky side of the notes toward the printer feed. Note: I’m guessing some printer may be different with how they feed their paper. Try some test runs with your printer to see which side of the feeded paper it prints on.

Post-it Note Printable Template // thepapermama.com

- Print one of the Post-it note printables I’ve provided. Note: you can make your own notes! Just open the Post-it note layout in Photoshop and arrange the words you want on the notes in the little squares. Turn off the Post-it note layer, save, and print!

Post-it Note Printable Template // thepapermama.com

- Fun idea: print an image on your Post-it! If you have Photoshop, you can add images to the template I’ve provided for you. Just drag and drop your images right over the squares, then hide the template layer. Save and print!

- Post your notes wherever you need them. Put them on the door, your loved ones car, or maybe the “eat your veggies” note in your kiddo’s lunch!

Post-it Note Printable Template // thepapermama.com

Enjoy!

- Chelsey

Fortune Cookie Cash Jar

Fortune Cookie Cash Jar // thepapermama.com

Well, just a couple more months and there will be a fresh batch of graduates out there. This is a fun and unique way to give some cash to your special someone! The fortune cookie cash jar makes your graduate work for their gift. Hee. All you have to do is cut out the cookie shape, add some money, and a fortune… then make the cookie. All the instructions and free printables are over on the HP blog.

- Chelsey

Decoupage Easter Eggs with Free Pressed Flower Printable

Decoupage Eggs with Free Pressed Flower Printable // thepapermama.com

I know. Easter isn’t until April 20th, but I like making things and I like decorating eggs… So that’s what’s up. Hee! We decorated eggs all weekend at my home. First up, a pressed flower Decoupage Easter Egg. I saw this idea FOREVER ago on the Martha Stewart site, so I decided to make my own version. I used these pressed flowers for an old project from a long time ago (my flower frame). Now I’m using them for this project. I’ve included the printout for you to make your own! Here’s how you can do it…

Decoupage Eggs with Free Pressed Flower Printable // thepapermama.com

Supplies:

- mod Podge

- old brush

- pressed flower printout

- scissors

- white eggs (boiled or blown out)

- skewers

- optional: needle, small bead, and thread

Decoupage Eggs with Free Pressed Flower Printable // thepapermama.com

Directions:

- Prep your eggs. Boil them, or blow out the yolk for a more permanent decoration.

- Print and cut out the pressed flower printout. Optional: spray a light coat of acrylic sealer on the printout. The Mod Podge could make the printout ink bleed and the spray will prevent that. I did not use spray this time.

Decoupage Eggs with Free Pressed Flower Printable // thepapermama.com

- Cut out the flowers (leaving a little white border around the flower image, or don’t leave a white border… that’s just a lot of work).

- If you are working with a blown out egg: Put a skewer through the bottom hole in the egg (this makes it easier to mod podge the flowers on).

Decoupage Eggs with Free Pressed Flower Printable // thepapermama.com

- Brush a light layer of Mod Podge on the back of a flower cutout and press the flower on an egg. Repeat with as many flowers/leaves you would like on your egg. Tip: don’t cover the bottom or top hole of a blown out egg.

Decoupage Eggs with Free Pressed Flower Printable // thepapermama.com

- Brush on a coat of Mod Podge over all the paper flowers on the egg. Let dry overnight. If you’re mod podging flowers on a boiled egg, you’re done here! If you are working with a blown out egg, continue below.

Decoupage Eggs with Free Pressed Flower Printable // thepapermama.com

- Grab your needle, bead, and thread. With the threaded needle, push it through the top hole of the egg. Jiggle the egg around until the needle falls through the bottom hole. Keep a little thread sticking out the top egg hole. Knot the bead at the bottom portion of the egg. Pull the thread through and tie a loop to hang the egg from.

Decoupage Eggs with Free Pressed Flower Printable // thepapermama.com

- Now, let’s cover up that bottom hole. Grab one more flower to mod podge to the bottom. Let the dry for a few hours.

- Hang your egg and enjoy! This would also be a cute gift.

Decoupage Eggs with Free Pressed Flower Printable // thepapermama.com

Happy super early Easter!

- Chelsey

Love Chef Apron DIY with Printable

Love Chef Apron with Printable // thepapermama.com

Celebrate the person you love with my Love Chef Apron DIY (on the HP Create blog)! My hubby is the chef of the family (I make BLT’s and order take-out), so I made this for him when he barbecues. So, check out the full DIY and get the “Love Chef” printable to make your own.

Also, if you have any designs you’d like to see for another free apron print out, I’d love to hear it! In the comments below (or on the HP Apron post), share some design ideas you may have for an apron print out and I’ll make it to share with all of you! Father’s Day isn’t that far away… any ideas?

Happy Thursday!

- Chelsey

P.S. I am a paid contributor on the HP Create website. 

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