DIY Star Wars Rebels Thank You Cards

Create your own Star Wars Rebels Thank You Cards using glow sticks!
DIY Star Wars Rebels Thank You Cards
Ahh, I cannot believe my first born is 7 years old! Every time July rolls around I dread it because I know he’s going to be one year older. I know many parents can relate! We wanted to give him a special Star Wars Rebels theme birthday. He loves the Star Wars Rebels TV series so we knew it would be perfect! We wanted to give our guests a special thank you card for coming to the party but we didn’t want to spend a ton of money on pricey personalized thank you cards sooo I created my own! This is a sponsored post. All opinions stated here are my own. 

DIY Star Wars Rebels Thank You Cards

We started off with a mini photo shoot with our son posing in his best Star Wars Rebels pose. I wanted to make the thank you cards more personalized. He put on some active clothing that would fit in with the Rebels. We had him hold a stick as a “pretend” lightsaber to get the perfect pose.

Star Wars Rebels DIY Thank You Cards
We got creative and used an American Greeting Star Wars Rebels table cover as a backdrop. It will make the perfect background for pictures of our party guests too! We’ll have pretend lightsabers for them to pose with. I love the vibrant colors and the Star Wars logo. After we edited the pictures, I went to PicMonkey to create my Thank You card template. I use PicMonkey for almost all my editing. I did a simple template because I wanted the picture to be the center of attention.
Star Wars Thank You Card Template DIY
As you can see, very simple! I created it as a 5×7 print size. I opened the image I wanted to use and adjusted it to fit within the white space. That’s it! I used cardstock to print the thank you cards.
Star Wars Rebels Thank you Cards
Now to create the mini lightsabers, you’ll need mini glow sticks, electrical tape, and glue dots (found in the craft area). I cut small piece of electrical tape and placed them on the ends of the glow stick. I activated my glow stick so you can see what it looks like.
Star Wars Rebels Thank you Cards
Once you’ve covered the ends of the glow sticks, place two glue dots on the button and top of the stick to adhere to your thank you card. You going to place it where your child is holding the “pretend” lightsaber in the photo.

Star Wars Rebels Thank you Cards
My son loved the thank you cards! I know my family and friends will love the picture of him. The kids will love playing with their very own “light-saber”! My kids had a blast playing with those glow sticks. Aren’t they fun? 
Star Wars Rebels Thank you Cards
What creative ways have you used glow sticks?

DIY Star Wars Thank You Cards

 

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20 Comments

    • Felicita Moncada
      Author
      July 31, 2015 / 9:22 am

      ha ha… let me know if you want the file. I have it in my Google docs. It is super easy so i am sure you can also do it your own way!

  1. July 31, 2015 / 11:12 am

    WOW!! You really kick parties up a notch! I swear, the art of thank you card etiquette is soooo going by the wayside. I don’t think I’ve ever gotten one other than for a wedding gift in YEARS. Good for you — thoughtful, clever, and so fun!
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  2. July 31, 2015 / 4:25 pm

    I love 3D images on cards. It’s SO cool and looks so real.

  3. July 31, 2015 / 6:05 pm

    Cute ideas! Love the little light saber idea. My son is big into Star Wars Rebels right now so this would be a big hit.

  4. July 31, 2015 / 6:25 pm

    What a great idea! I love to do DIY stuff and a lot of times it saves a ton of money…sometimes.

  5. July 31, 2015 / 10:54 pm

    These are to cute! I have huge Star Wars fans in my house and have had a couple parties themed around them. Thank you for the ideas on the thank you cards.

  6. Ann Bacciaglia
    August 1, 2015 / 12:58 am

    This is such a great idea. My kids are huge Star Wars fans. I am going to try doing this.

  7. Robin (Masshole Mommy)
    August 1, 2015 / 1:46 am

    These are so cute. My husband loves Star Wars so he would probably adore these.

  8. August 3, 2015 / 2:46 pm

    This is a seriously cute and easy idea! My 10 year just saw these and thinks they are so cool, so you’ve definitely got kid-approval!

  9. Dyson
    August 8, 2015 / 6:30 am

    Leave a lasting impression after your party with a personalized thank you note. This 5″ x 3″ folded note card matches the Star Wars Rebels Custom invitation and is easily customizable with any name or message on the front, and is blank inside for a personalized, handwritten message.

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