Saturday, December 13, 2008

My Make & Take Saturday at Memories Live On

Thanks to all who stopped by Memories Live On today.
I hope fun was had by all!

I promised details on the make & take that I taught this afternoon. Unfortunately, my Word doc is being temperamental so I will post a tutorial here. If you have any questions, just post under comments to this post or email me.

Wallet style photo / gift card holder

Take a standard envelope and score it at 3"

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Glue down flap with and carefully trim off excess.

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Cut one end off at 4"

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Take the open end and punch out a half circle with a 1-1/4" circle punch.

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Cardstock (4-1/2" x 8-1/2")
Score at 3-1/4", 6-1/2", and 6-3/4"

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Add designer paper to the front top and bottom panels:
Top panel: 1-1/2" x 4-1/4"
Bottom panel: 3" x 4-1/4"

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Punch half circle in top panel with 1" circle punch

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Inside photo / gift card holder:

Cardstock: 3-1/8" x 5"
Score at 1" and glue down to inside of "wallet"

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Add more glue to the inside of the 1" flap and attach the trimmed envelope, seam side down.

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Stamp images first and then add designer paper strip. I used my Cutterpede and an interchangeable wavy border blade to create a decorative edge.

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Stamp image and punch out with 1" circle punch. Punch 2nd layer with 1-1/4" circle punch. Glue layers together. Use pop-up dot to attach to card.

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2 comments:

Theresa said...

Oh, that is just super cute! Wonderful tutorial.

Johanna said...

This is such a great idea! Perfect for the holidays. Thank you for taking the time to post the tutorial!