Monday, July 20, 2015

Paper Purse

Howdy Crafters:
I created this Cardstock Purse. The purse can be used to slip a small gift inside along with a card or several cards with matching envelopes can be made and insert - then given as a gift.

While I was creating this purse, I created a card and envelope to match. I have included the links to the tutorial below.  I did tweak the Purse by not adding ribbon, but rather adding scallop circles for handles to the purse. [I am a bit off with my circle cut, but that is OK - it is my first one and this works for me.]  Have a blessed day and thanks for stopping by! 
~ Gail ~
The Purse - holds cards and envelopes
I would like to enter this Cardstock purse in the following challenges:

Ends July 26   The Kraft Journal AG No Cards 1 of 2


Card coordinates with the Purse
I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:
Ends July 23 Sister Act Cards Only UE
Ends July 31  CFC141 Embossing UE 
Ends July 24 Jo's Scrap Shack #97 Emboss and Distress - 2 of 3
Ends July 22 Mod Squad - Water or Sky UE



The Set
Back of the Envelope - Cardstock matches Purse, card, and front of envelope
I would like to enter the set in the following challenges:
Ends July 31 CHN Patterned Paper Challenge ATG UE
Ends July 31 The Divas that Cut - Summer or Patriotic - UE
Ends July 31 DL Thankful Thursday ATG Linky  1 per Day 
Ends July 24 613 Avenue Create - ATG  1 of 3 
Ends July 26 Craft Your Passion 1 of 3  

Recipe
Here is the  Purse Tutorial - click HERE
Click HERE for Any Size Envelope Tutorial

PURSE - Kraft Medium Cardstock
Decorative Cardstock for front, back and sides
Sizzix circle and scallop die
Sizzix Tag die - ready to write a message
Bakers Twine

CARD - White cardstock, matching decorative cardstock, Cloud Punch - Swiss Dot Folder, Powderpuff chalking ink for distressing cloud - Fiskars Sun Punch - scrap of yellow cardstock, left over circle punch decorative cardstock/Kraft used for umbrella and Black Color Pencil for umbrella handle - corner rounder

Envelope - White paper - scrap of matching decorative cardstock, Clear Dollar Stamp - For You - Powderpuff chalking ink Midnight Confession - left over circle punch decorative cardstock/Kraft for umbrella and Black Color Pencil for umbrella handle- corner rounder

18 comments:

  1. Like the card purse. This looks wonderful using Kraft cardstock. The pattern paper compliments the Kraft wonderfully. I'll definitely ck out the links.
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

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  2. What an adorable purse and card combo. I really like how you put the umbrella on the back of the envelope. The purse is so cute and I love the colors you chose. Thanks for playing along at The Kraft Journal. --Stephanie (GDT)

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  3. How adorable! This will really make someone's day! Thanks for playing along with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  4. Lovely project. Thank you so much for joining us at Craft Your Passion.
    http://craftyourpassionchallenges.blogspot.com.au/
    Naz xx

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  5. What a great use of this weeks theme, Anything Goes - NO Cards! Love the cute little purse! Thanks for joining in at the Kraft Journal.

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  6. Cute way to add a sky:-) Thank you so much for participating this week at the Mod Squad Challenge

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  7. What a great set. Love how you have tied all the elements together. TFS and joining us at Jo's for Funday Friday

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  8. adorable purse and card combo, thank you for playing along in our "Anything Goes" challenge at Sisteractcardchallenge

    Hermien
    dt-member

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  9. Gail,

    What an amazing set! I would be super excited to get this as a gift. Love the simplicity of this set :)

    Thanks for playing at Jo's Scrap Shack!

    Happy Crafting,
    Bridget

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  10. Very pretty set here! The purse is lovely and I love that you made the card and envelope to match. Very CAS and I love the embossing! Thanks for joining us this week in our Funday Friday challenge! Have a wonderful day!
    Hugs,
    Jo
    ♥ Jo's Scrap Shack ♥

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  11. Great idea.
    Thanks for playing with us at Craft your Passion. Hope we see you again and good luck.
    xxx Michelle (DT)

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  12. Super cute card and envelope set :) Thanks for playing in the challenge at Jo's Funday Friday challenges :)
    Tina DT

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  13. Super fun set! Thanks for joining us this week at 613 Avenue Create. Please join us again.

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  14. How cute. Love the purse.

    So glad you joined us at Die Cut Divas.

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  15. What a cute idea. Thank you for joining us at The Kraft Journal this week!

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  16. Hi Gail! I saw your comment on the CFS blog about feedback for CAS projects, so I came back! Yes, your card is awesome for CAS style! You have a couple of elements that pop with lots of white space (or space not covered with elements) so "the eyes can rest"...that's what I usually think of when I think CAS. Great job!! :)

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  17. This is fab, thanks for joining us at CPPC xx Jan DT

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  18. Lovely use of embossing.Thanks for playing along with us at CAS-ual Fridays Challenge! Rebecca x

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It is always and honor & blessing to have you stop by - may your day be filled with Joy & Happiness - God Bless you today & Always - ~ Gail ~