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Friday, June 10, 2011

It's Not Just a Card - It's a Bookmark

A few years ago, I saw a deal on 8mm magnets and thought I would just get them because I am sure I could find a use. 

Stampin' Up! Products
  • Brilliant Blue, Old Olive and Whisper White cardstock
    • Brilliant Blue cardstock strip measures 2 1/4" x 5 1/2"
  • Jersey Shore Designer Series Paper
    • Cardstock strip measures 2" x 5 1/2"
  • Two Tag Bigz Die
    1. Start with a 2 1/4" x 8 1/2" piece of cardstock
    2. Score it at 4 1/4"
    3. Place on die, just inside the straightedge of the tag
  • Boho Blossom, Decorative Label, Scallop Circle and various sized circle punches
  • Occasional Quotes and Punch Bunch stamp sets
  • Brilliant Blue ink
  • Old Olive and Only Orange Stampin' Write Markers
  • Dimensionals
  • Mini Glue dots
  • Multi-Purpose Liquid Glue
Other Products
  • Texture cardstock - similar to Only Orange by Stampin' Up!
    • Card base measures 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"
  • Brad
  • 8mm magnets
This isn't only a card, it is a bookmark too!

The magnets are very strong and only 8mm.  I take two magnets and leave them together.  I attach a glue dot to one magnet and place it on the inside of the bookmark.  I then attach a glue dot to the exposed magnet and close the bookmark.  Carefully open up the bookmark to expose magnets.  Apply Multi-Purpose Liquid Glue to a Scallop Circle punch outs and cover exposed magnets.  I would highly recommend using the liquid glue for this step of the project - your typical adhesive runner will not hold up.

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