Sunday, August 9, 2009

For All You Do Quickie Gift

This is a very quick and easy card with a pocket inside to hold a gift card, a bag of tea, or even a little sachet. You can use it for so many occasions!

I came up with the design when I needed some little thank you gifts for the stamp club the last time it was my turn to be the hostess. You can get 2 of these out of one 12" x 12" sheet. (If you click on the template, you should be able to print it out. Your printer will need to be set to "Landscape".)

I stamped the image in SU Old Olive Craft ink and heat embossed it with SU Iridescent Ice EP. Then I inked the edges with Old Olive Classic ink. I also inked the edges of the DP with Dusty Durango after I'd put the ribbon on. D'oh! The sentiment was stamped with SU Soft Suede Classic ink. I kind of wanted to keep the muted feel of it, so I nixed my original idea of using Chocolate Chip.

Helpful hint: Use Sticky Strip adhesive (aka Terrifically Tacky Tape) on the pocket flaps. Regular Snail a
dhesive isn't quite strong enough.

(Lord, please give me patience....the neighbors are having a pool party with loud, thumping music.)

Cardstock: Stampin' Up! Dusty Durango and Whisper White, The Paper Co. Linen
Patterned Paper: Stampin' Up! So Saffron DSP
Stamp: Stampin' Up! For All You Do
Ink: Stampin' Up! Old Olive Craft and Classic inks, Soft Suede and Dusty Durango Classic
Accessories/tools: Stampin' Up! Old Olive ¼" grosgrain ribbon, scallop square punch, heat tool, embossing powder, border punch (for inside pocket)

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