Thursday, December 12, 2013

CHRISTmas Pocket Card #1

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A gift card or tag can be slipped in the pocket of this card or both.
I created a Pocket to add to my card. Pattern below this post.

Red & White Strip Cardstock - unknown brand
Kraft Cardstock - for Pocket -Tag - Snowflake
White Cardstock for snowflake
Pocket tutorial - see below post
Dies used: Sizzix Snowflake Rosette - Sizzix Tag - Memory Box Jingle Bells
DCWV Glitter Gray Cardstock for Jingle Bells
Red Moon Drops
Red Offray Ribbon
Pop Up Tape
Black Memento Tuxedo Ink
Stamp Set - Paper Smoochie -  Joyful Greetings - I won this - Thank You!


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 I am entering the following challenges - Join in on the Fun

  Monthly Challenges
Dec 3 - Dec 31 Ribbon Carousel ATG UE
Dec 5 - Dec 31 DL ART THANKFUL Thursday Dec Linky Party ATG UE
Dec 7 - Jan 3 A Gem of A Challenge ATG UE
Dec 12 - Jan 9 Crafty Girls Challenge ATG 3E #2

Dec 1 - Dec 31 CHNC - Extra Challenge Christmas UE
Dec 1 - Dec 31 2 Creative Chicks #49 Christmas/Winter UE

Dec 1 - Jan 4 Pile It On - P is for... Pocket UE
Dec 1 - Dec 31 Just Be Creative ATG 1 a Day - Dec 12

Weekly Challenges
Dec 6 - Dec 12 Sister Act - Cards Only UE
Dec 12 - Dec 18 C.R.A.F.T. - Inspired by A Movie/TV/Song - Song - We Wish you a Merry Christmas 5E #3
Dec 1 - Dec 14 Creative Inspiration Paint Merry Christmas UE

Dec 9 - Dec 20 Challenges 4 Everybody ATG UE
Dec 9 - Dec 22 Craftin Desert Diva Linky Party #21 Christmas UE
Dec 9 - Dec 22 Crafty Boots Christmas UE
Dec 10 - Dec 16 Loves Rubberstamp Chat ATG Christmas 

Dec 10 - Dec 16 Cuttin N Stampin ~ Pocket 3E #1
Dec 7 - Dec 13 CHNC For someone Special - hubby to place gift card UE
Dec 10 - Dec 16 City Crafters Red White Kraft UE
Dec 11 - Dec 25 ABC Christmas - Make Your Own Embellishments - pocket & Snowflake UE
Dec 11 - Dec 17 Simon Says Wednesday - Let It Snow 5E #4 - snowflakes
Dec 11 - Dec 17 Crafty Creations Gift Card Holder 2E #1
Dec 12 - Dec 18 An Inky Situation Strips  JFF
Dec 12 - Dec 18 Crafty Ribbons ATG 5E #2
Dec 12 - Dec 18 Cute Card Thursday Christmas Catch up UE
Dec 12 - Dec 24 DL ART THANKFUL THURSDAY #123 Christmas 3E #2

Recipe - Easy Pocket
Cardstock of your choice cut 5 3/4 x 3 1/2 inches
Score 1/4 inches on both long sides of cardstock [see pattern]
Score 2 inches on the width size - [see pattern]
Cut out the 1/4 inch score lines and stop at the 2 inch score line [see pattern]
Fold in the tabs
Fold up the bottom section of the pocket [see pattern]
Use score tape or glue to fasten the tabs to the inside of the pocket
Crop-a-dile corner rounder at all corners - optional
Enjoy your pocket -place on tags, cards, paper sacks, etc.


  1. Lovely pocket card for CHNC challenge extra for December x

  2. Super cute!!
    Thank you for joining us at 2 Creative Chicks Challenges.
    Have a wonderful day,
    ♥ Crafting With Creative M ♥
    ♥ 2 Creative Chicks Challenges ♥

  3. I love your collection of homemade embellies! Love the stripes and the layout is fab! So glad you joined us for our "Y" challenge at ABC Christmas Challenge!

  4. Nice pocket card great job! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Girls Challenges! Angie-DT

  5. What a great card!! I love the idea ... Thanks again for playing along at CCCB!!

  6. Thank you for Linking Up at An Inky Situation. Your project is featured on our Facebook Page today and linked to your blog!
    An Inky Situation Page on Facebook
    Stop by our other challenge blog Paper Playtime and Link Up!
    :) Janis

  7. Beautiful card and I love the pocket! Thanks so much for your tutorial photo, I will be making this in the future! ! Thanks so much for sharing your talents with us at Loves Rubber Stamps Challenges and look forward to seeing more of your lovely creations again soon. Have a beautiful week! Laura

  8. Lovely card and a great idea to add the pocket. Thank you for joining in the Christmas fun at Crafty Boots Challenges.


  9. Beautiful and clever card! Thank you for joining us at City Crafter :)

  10. Thank you for linking up at An Inky Situation! This challenge blog is moving to Pause Dream Enjoy beginning Tues, Jan 7. Please bookmark the site and come link up in January!
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    :) Janis

  11. Nice tag!
    Thank you for linking up in the 2 Creative Chicks December Challenge.
    GDT 2 at Creative Chicks

  12. great pocket project! Thank you for joining us at Cuttin' and Stampin' Lynda DT member

  13. A lovely creation. Thanks for sharing with us at A Gem of a Challenge and good luck.

  14. What a great card with pocket !!! Thank you so much for sharing this with us at Craftin' Desert Divas Christmas Linky Party !!!


  15. Lovely card, great colors and design. Thank you for joining us at Crafty Girls. Merry Christmas & Happy new year and thank you for all your support joining in our challenges xx

  16. Another creative and fabulous project! Thank you for joining our challenge at Pile It On and I hope you will come back again.
    Anna xxx

  17. How fabulous! Thanks so much for playing with us at Craftin Desert Diva. I'm sorry I was so late to comment... Hope to see you again soon :)

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