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Tuesday
Aug052008

It's Freebie Time

Hello everyone!  I'm always trying to think of new and interesting things to share with you all.  Did you know that?  Actually I spend a huge amount of my daily existence thinking about you and musing upon how lucky I am to have each one of you as readers.  The support and inspiration you give me every day truly touches my heart... it really does!  So thank you.


Anyhowwwww... I thought it was about time for a new freebie, so I've created these fun printables for you all to enjoy.  I love vintage books, library cards, card catalog files (oh what I wouldn't give for one of those babies), so here you have: 

  • Library Card Pocket Template
  • Printable Standard Library Cards
  • Printable Mini Note Cards (they fit inside the library card pockets) and are perfect for stashing in lunch boxes or using to top a gift)

I especially love the idea of using these as seating cards at a wedding or event.  Stamping each of the library card pockets with a number (or the guest's name) and then tucking a mini menu or program inside!  Perfect!

To read directions for use and to download...

{DIRECTIONS FOR USE} - Library Card Pocket

  1. Print template at 100% onto cardstock
  2. Cut out template along the outer lines
  3. Place template on top of a plain or patterned sheet of paper (heavyweight paper works best, but you can use other paper as well).  If your paper has a pattern be sure to place it pattern side down.
  4. Trace template onto your paper using faint lines with a pencil and cut out
  5. Fold paper where shown on the template (along the dotted lines) starting with number 1 and finishing with number 3.
  6. Glue the flaps (labeled on the template as number 3) using a glue stick.
  7. Taa-daa

Download library card pocket template

Download free standard library cards

Download free mini gift cards

Perfect for:

  • Your personal lending library
  • Love notes
  • Lunch box messages
  • Inspirational words left for unsuspecting patrons at your local library or book store
  • Gift tags
  • Seating cards at your next party (even better if it's for your book club)
  • Just because they are cute and oh so nostalgic!

Reader Comments (65)

Super Duper cute!!!! Love 'em!
August 5, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterlaura
you are my favorite. thank you for sharing!
August 5, 2008 | Unregistered Commentermelissa
Thank you! They are lovely, really stylish and cool!
August 5, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterJules
You are awesome, I love these!
August 5, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterJulie
I just found your site and it looks really nice. I love your pockets and cards.Thanks for sharingBlessingsPeggy
August 5, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterPeggy
Oh what a sweet gesture! Thanks!
August 5, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterNeutral Dwelling
Oooh, I looooove this! Thank you so much! This is my first time on your blog and I'm so happy I found you! I love all things literary (*ahem* am lit. grad student) and these little library card pockets are Just Precious! Well done, miss!

with love from Pittsburgh...
August 5, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterlaura
I love, love, LOVE your freebies, Ez! You've outdone yourself again.

Thanks!xoKelly
August 5, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterKelly
Thank you so much,Ez!! These are lovely.
August 5, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterChery
Thank you for such great freebies! Can't wait to use these.
August 5, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterElizabeth
Wow! these are so incredibly adorable! i can't wait to get home to get on that downloading! How amazingly sweet of you Ez, the sentiment above and this wonderful freebie! Thank you so much for thinking of us!xoMelissa
August 5, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterMelissa de la Fuente
Oh wow, they look fab. Thank you!
August 5, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterChristine
i adore them! thank you so much!
August 5, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterdana
Here's another library related goodie:http://www.blyberg.net/card-generator/

Lots of fun!
August 5, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterAbi
No reason for writing, just to SHOUT OUT about how beautiful you and your blog are, and to tell you how much I love your new banner - the prettiest one yet!
August 5, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterCaroline
WOW site is SUPER I just found u On Fiskateers.. Thank U for the FREEBIES..

August 5, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterMaryNSC #1121
Where oh where do you find enough hours in the day for all your creative endeavors???

Thank you for the freebies. They're supercute.

Yeah, I want a card catalog or a chinese medicine cabinet, as well. Good thing dreams are free!
August 6, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterKathy
This are completely awesome - thanks so much! I'm about to send a care package to a friend and the 'Hello' card will be the perfect addition!
August 6, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterneonfoxtongue
Hey, check that out!
August 6, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterJileen
You never cease to amaze me...these are amazing! I, too, find vintage books and library elements so endearing. Thanks so much for your generosity. I can't wait to try these out.
August 6, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterS.HOPtalk
Beautifully done! I spread the word on my blog :)
August 6, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterLittle Paper Dog
Thank you so much for the lovely library cards and pockets - you are so thoughtful and generous!xxx
August 6, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterClaire
I love these!! I think I may take the library cards and laminate them for book marks. These are fantastic!!
August 7, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterEmily
Oh, very cool! Thank you for sharing!! :D
August 7, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterLatharia
Very cute. Thanks so much for sharing.
August 8, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterMandy

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