Painter's Tape Business Card

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Tear Off Business Card

This business card from AGRIE Paint Services is actually painted over. To reveal the contact information, you must pull off the painter's tape. Clever, huh? How the tape doesn't damage the surface underneath, I'm not sure. A guess....the 'tape' isn't sticky, and the paint itself is holding it in place....?

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Creative Business Cards Showcase

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Creative Business Cards Showcase

The other day someone asked me for my 'card'. I didn't have any with me, which was a good thing really because I made them using my laserjet printer. Not only are they ugly, they're impractical as the ink wears off after awhile. I'm thinking it might be time to consider making something a bit more exciting. And lasting. A bit of embossing. Colorful paper. Whatever. If you're in the same situation as I and are looking for ideas, take a look at...

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Turn Brown Paper Bags into Seed Packet Business Cards

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Turn Brown Paper Bags into Seed Packet Business Cards

Autumn over at Crafting a Green World thought a great way to promote both herself and a healthy planet would be to turn brown paper bags--plucked from the recyling bin--into business card seed packets. To make them, you'll need the following:

  • An inkjet printer
  • The seed packet outline template (download here in JPG or PDF file formats)
  • Embellishment option 1: A graphics program such as Adobe Photoshop or GIMP (free open-source software)
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    'Stop Talking' Cards

    by DIY Maven

    'Stop Talking' Cards

    Company holiday parties, family Christmas get-togethers. They can be fun or feel like the seventh ring of hell--depending upon with whom you are trapped in conversation. Designer Alison Riley came up with the polite yet not-so-subtle 'Stop Talking' cards. You can find them at The Cooper-Hewitt Shop for 8 bucks. No word on how many that 8 bucks give you, although it does seem to buy a handy holder. For a quick and cheap alternative, may I...

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