Monday, February 20, 2017

Pocket Card

Today I’m sharing a lovely little pocket card I created for the CropStop Blog
DIRECTIONS: Step One: Cut a piece of kraft cardstock into a 4.25 x 9.75 inch strip.  Step Two: Score at 4.25 inch mark (with Scor-Buddy) fold on scored line.  Step Three: Sew or glue the sides to form a pocket for your mini card to fit in.
I decorated my envelope using The Blue Barn paper stack from The Paper Studio, a pretty Burlap Poinsettia from Petaloo, a lace bow, and an All Occasion Sentiment (Heartfelt Creations) stamped in Aged Mahogany (Distress Ink) on a Beaded Oval Die Cut from Spellbinders.
 Across the top of my pocket I stamped the fence stamp (Prima) in Aged Mahogany (Distress Ink) and added a embroidered lace punched border (Martha Stewart).
 My little (5 x 3.5 inch) card features matching paper from The Blue Barn paper stack (The Paper Studio), another punched lace border, a stamped rooster from the Rustic Rooster (Stampin’ Up) set, a navy burlap string bow, and a strip of pearls in the top left corner.  I also used some Antique Linen (Distress Ink) to lightly stamp the fence stamp over the rooster image.

I hope you’ve enjoyed this fun way to create a decorative pocket for your cards. I’d love to see your take on this technique, so drop by our CURRENT CHALLENGE and link up!

This post linked to:
Allsorts Challenge - Anything Goes
Craft-Dee BowZ - Handmade Bow (behind the burlap flower and on the mini card)
Ooh La La Creations - Die Cuts
Word Art Wednesday - Anything Goes
 

8 comments:

Wendy L said...

They look wonderful, love the little hessian flowers , thanks for joining us at Allsorts, xxxx

brenda said...

Super creations for our theme this week, pretty colours as well, many thanks for joining us at Allsorts challenge.

B x

meg said...

Thank you for linking up at the Ooh-la-la challenge with this beautiful creation the papers and design are stunning

Debbie Harris said...

Those look wonderful!
I have always enjoyed those pocket cards, full of joy and fun all in one card. :-)

SpicingUpIdaho said...

You are very talented with all your amazing creations! This little pocket card is just darling, of course, I am a bit partial to anything with chickens :) Hugs to you today!

Ginny Maxam said...

wow, this is really great! I love your choice of color and patterns, make me think of a kitchen china cabinet! Just lovely! Thank you for sharing your art with us at Word Art Wednesday! Ginny M, DT

julie_woolston said...

Beautiful pocket card and very useful too.
Thank you for joining us at OLLCB.
Hugs Julie xxx

lalkygirl said...

What a fab and useful card shape . Love the papers they remind me of China plate patterns ... love them
Thanks for joining us at Craft-Dee Bowz and good luck
Tracey x

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