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Berry Monogram

I really like making monogram cards. I think they are a great gift for anyone, because they can be used for any occasion. This is part of a set of 10 cards I made for a friend of mine who recently celebrated her 30th birthday. Simple layout, fast and easy assembly.

Paper: PTI White, Dark Chocolate, Berry Sorbet, Sweet Blush
Ink: PTI Berry Sorbet
Stamps: PTI Trajan Monogram
Other: PTI Beautiful Blooms die, Polka Dot Basics 2 Impression Plate, 1" and 1 1/4" punches,


  1. Oh so lovely and simple! Love the idea of monogrammed cards for gifts -- must keep that in mind! Do you normally do first names or last names? I guess I always associate with my first name more after getting married... Heh...

  2. I always do first initials. I think for girly, fun gifts, that's fine. I figure if LaVerne had her "L" on her shirt, I could follow suit, right? For towels, I might do last initial, but I'm not doing those anytime soon...

  3. So pretty! What a great gift could make the same card but in all the pretty PTI colors. I am totally doing this! Great idea!


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