Oh, I have to tell you about the paper I found at Staples. I've been looking for some gold and silver paper that I really like. This is it! It comes 8 1/2 x 11 in silver and gold. There are colors, as well, but I was interested in the metallics.
I used circle dies, my silhouette, and hole punch to create gold circles for these cards.
I'm sure I could have done it all with the Silhouette, but what can I say? I like variety! Then I found that I really liked the dots random looking in placement and in size, rather than in typical alternating polka dot rows. (Not that I don't like those, too - I tend to love polkas!)
I love the vellum bands on these! I printed the sentiments centered horizontally on of a piece of 8 1/2 x 11 vellum, which gave me plenty of room to wrap it around the card. "Airing my views" came directly from this image - that's what it says (very tiny) under her. I thought that was perfect for a thank you card. So this is the "view" I printed for the inside:
Have a wonderful week!