Elegant Thank You Card


  • Penny Black Mix and Match Cardstock, assorted colors
  • Blank white A2 card, 5-1/2”x4-1/4”
  • Self-adhesive pearls
  • May Arts Twine


  • Penny Black Stamps: Garden Letter (40-277), Special Wishes (30-229)
  • Die-cutting system and Penny Black Creative Dies Tagged (51-007)
  • Large circle punch
  • Acrylic block
  • Ranger Ink Blending Tool with Foam Pad
  • Ink pads: Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Brushed Corduroy, Gathered Twigs; Imagine Crafts Memento Tuxedo Black, Memento Luxe Wedding Dress, VersaFine Onyx Black
  • ShinHan Art Touch Twin Markers, assorted colors
  • Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft White Art GRIP Color Pencil
  • Adhesive: double-sided tape, foam dots, Ranger Glossy Accents

Basic Supplies

paper trimmer, scissors, ruler, scoring tool



  • 1. Size is 5-1/2”x4-1/4.

Elegant Thank You Card

  • 1. Die cut banners and tags from cardstock using Penny Black Tagged.
  • 2. Stamp large tag with Penny Black Garden Letter using Memento Tuxedo Black ink. Use photo as guide to color image.
  • 3. Use foam blending tool to sponge edges of tags and banners using Brushed Corduroy and Gathered Twigs Distress Inks.
  • 4. Punch circle and stamp with Penny Black Special Wishes sentiment using VersaFine Onyx Black ink.
  • 5. Cut black Mix and Match cardstock slightly smaller than front of A2 notecard.
  • 6. Draw lines around perimeter of black cardstock using ruler and white color pencil.
  • 7. Using your fingertip, randomly add Memento Luxe Wedding Dress ink to background to create chalkboard effect.
  • 8. Add twine across top of black cardstock, adhering each end to back of black cardstock piece.
  • 9. Adhere black cardstock to notecard.
  • 10. Arrange banners and tags on card and adhere with foam dots.
  • 11. Adhere twine bows using Glossy Accents. Add pearl to large tag.
  • 12. Adhere sentiment using foam dots.
  • 13. Using scissors, cut two small banners and adhere behind sentiment.


  • 1. Stamp collage stamps, such as Penny Black Garden Letter (40-277) or Botanical Notes (40-276), onto tags for a quick and complete look. Don’t worry if image extends beyond edge of tag!
by Jill Foster for Penny Black Inc. (pennyblackinc.com)
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