mindful living, effortless style


DIY: Postcard Thank You Notes

Today’s my last post on S’s first birthday bash.  You might remember I mentioned doing a short photo shoot while we were at the park that day.  I saw this photo on pinterest and loved the idea of using the extra large balloons and a basket from home to mimic a hot air balloon.  



Of course, it ended up being pretty close to nap time when we finally got around to taking the pics so I didn’t have much setup time.  I’m also far from a professional photographer. Nevertheless, I thought the end result was pretty cute.


After adding the message “Thanks for making my day!”, I printed the photos 3 to a page on card stock.  Then it was just a matter of adding a hand-written message and a stamp to the back.   This was a super inexpensive project and a great way to send an extra special thank you to our guests.


Similar Stuff:


P.S. Looking for more ways to simplify and save time so you can connect with your family this year?

Check out the sale we're having on our "Kids' Responsibility & Money Management Kit" and "Project Organize Your ENTIRE Life's Planner Printables" - over 45 printable pages in all!


Register for our Free Parenting Webinar next week:

Free positive parenting webinar


And sign up for our newsletter!

sign up for the newsletter and get a free 6 week meal plan

{ 6 comments… read them below or add one }

Ausmerican Housewife August 10, 2011 at 5:53 am

Oh goodness, that is adorable! :D


Ausmerican Housewife August 10, 2011 at 5:53 am

I may have to forward this on to my sister in law for my niece’s 1st birthday next month…. ;)


Steph at ModernParentsMessyKids.com August 10, 2011 at 5:55 am

Aw, thanks for the kind words – glad you liked it :).


Amanda @ Gratefully Growing in Grace August 10, 2011 at 10:56 am

I’ve started doing postcard thank yous, too. I develop the photos in 4×6 size with a fancy border around the edge (an option at our photo developing place), and they go nicely in the mail, even printed just as a photo.


Cyn August 10, 2011 at 3:24 pm

Love this idea!


Melissa Taylor August 16, 2011 at 12:18 am

Leave a Comment

{ 1 trackback }