So cute I’d carry it!

School is in full swing and I miss the days I could craft from dawn till dusk day in and day out.  One of the things I created over my most recent break were cards cards and more cards.  The one I’m featuring in this post came from yet another Splitcoast Stampers tutorial.  Man I love that place.  Anyway, I created this card for my Visiting Teaching Companion to thank her for being awesome.  The tutorial for it can be found here, my version is below.

Gotta love UTEE!

I used Core’dinations paper.  The Gemstones line in black for the wallet itself.  Chipboard, ribbon, and prima flower accents.  I lined the inside but forgot to take a picture of it.  The paper must have been pink and blue because that’s what color the embellishments are on the front.  Then I paper pierced and hand-sewed the edges to give it added dimension.  I used UTEE for the embossing powder and it gave my wallet a look of patent leather.  Until I gave my Visiting Teaching Companion the card, she thought it was my wallet :D!!! Oh yeah I almost forgot…I also cut a layered card (pink blue and white) to fit inside and wrote a little thank you note to my Companion.  The wallet is closed with industrial Velcro because I couldn’t find the cute little magnets shown in the tutorial and video.

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Double Pocket Card

If you read my blog roll, you’ll see that Splitcoast Stampers is at the top.  It’s one of my all time favorite blogs.  I love to check out their resources and try my hands at some new projects.  One of them that has become a favorite is the Beate’s double pocket card tutorial.  It was the perfect card for sending one of the sisters I Visit Teach this month’s message.  The inside of the card below is just layered rectangles of the paper used on the front and a hand-written message to the recipient.  I don’t remember who makes the colored paper, it was in a variety pack of loose sheets, but the printed paper comes from DCWV Stack 6.

Double Pocket Card from tutorial at Splitcoast Stampers