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Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Pocket Card Tutorial

I found eyelet thank you cards a few years ago and I purchased them just for the envelopes.  I couldn't pass up 40 envelopes for $2.00, could you?  This is the card I created using the eyelet thank you cards.

From this (the printed "thank you" is hid inside the pocket).
To this


I knew my blog followers would love to make a card similar to this.  Below are the instructions for your own Pocket Card using Stampin' Up! products only....voila!

Stampin' Up! Products
  • Whisper White cardstock
    • Card base measures 8 1/2" x 5 1/2", score along 8 1/2" side at 4 1/4" and 7 1/4"
    • Pocket card layer measures 4 5/8" x 4"
  • Sahara Sand cardstock
    • Pocket card layer measure 4 3/4" x 4 1/8"
  • Real Red cardstock
    • Strip on card base measures 5 1/2" x 1/4"
    • Scraps for two flowers
  • Delicate Dots Designer Series Paper (retired)
    • Top layer on card base measures 5 1/2" x 1 1/4"
    • Bottom layer on card base measures 5 1/2" x 3"
  • Bitty Butterfly, Blossom, 1 1/4" and 1 3/8" Circle, Corner Rounder and Eyelet Border (retired) hand punches
  • Crafts by Beth CPP Sentiments*
    • Printed on Whisper White cardstock
  • Sticky Strip
  • Dimensionals
  • Basic Pearl Jewel

* Crafts by Beth's Click, Print and Punch - Please view THIS posting for updated information about Crafts By Beth CPP sentiments.

Step 1
  • Begin with a piece of cardstock measuring 8 1/2" x 5 1/2"
  • Score at 4 1/4" and 7 1/4" along the 8 1/2" side
  • Using any border punch, punch across the edge of nearest your scored 7 1/4" mark
  • Using a corner rounder punch, punch the corners as indicated in the picture below
Step 2
  • Using the corner rounder punch, punch one edge of the piece of Designer Series Paper (DSP) that measures 5 1/2" x 1 1/4"
  • Attach to card base
  • Apply Sticky Strip as indicated below

  • Remove Sticky Strip and close the card base. 
Step 3
  • Apply adhesive to the DSP that measures 5 1/4" x 3"
  • Apply adhesive to the eyelet punched flap and seal as indicated in this picture
  • Attach the 5 1/2" x 1/4" strip
Step 4
  • Use the corner rounder punch and punch out the top edge of Sahara Sand cardstock 4 3/4" x 4 1/8" piece and DSP 4 5/8" x 4" piece
  • Attach the DSP to the Sahara Sand cardstock
  • Attach embellishment using Dimensionals strategically placed to keep the flower to the outside of the card.

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