Mat board, in Vintage Gray, 32" by 40", $13.50, framingsupplies-shop.com
Paper alphabet stencil, in Typewriter, $7; screw punch, $25; craft knife, $13; foam pouncer set, $5; and multi-surface craft paint, in Meadowlark, Wild Salmon, Blue Sky, Deep Sea, Granny Smith, and Habanero, $2 for 2 oz.; by Martha Stewart Crafts, michaels.com
- Self-healing cutting mat
- Craft knife
- Mat board
- Screw punch
- Painter’s tape
- Craft paint and paintbrush
- Stencil kit
- Foam pouncer
- Silk ribbon, 1/8-inch wide
Using ruler and cutting mat, cut mat board into 2 1/2-by-4-inch and 3 1/2-by-5 1/2-inch sizes.
With punch, make a hole at top of each card.
Use tape to create 1/8-inch borders on short sides of cards. Paint borders; let dry. Repeat on long sides. Center stencil on cards with tape and apply paint with pouncer. Let dry.
Thread an 8-inch piece of ribbon through hole; knot.