Monday, May 11, 2009

Father’s Day Wallet Scrapbook
There are lots of wallets out there. This is not unique.
I loved that I got to put memories in here for Josh’s Dad.
Josh is now 26 so these are really special memories.
He had pneumonia twice in the first year.
We feared we’d lose him. Kid turned to be healthy as a horse after that!


Supplies:
Eight Great Greetings, And Many Mower
Designer Paper: Candy Lane
Red Dot Paper
2 - 4” x 3”
2 - 4” x 2.5”
3 - 2” circles with Circle Scissors Plus
1 - 1 3/8” circle
Large Scrap of Red Dot DSP for 6 Large Oval punches
Close to Cocoa Designer Paper
2 - 3.5’ x 2”
1 - 2.25” x 2.25” Use yellow side for layering on front of card.
Brown With Pink Dots
3 - 3.5” x 2.25” for scrapbook inserts
Cardstock:
Chocolate Chip cardstock
Cut 3 pieces
1- 3.5’” x 8.5“
1- 3” x 8.5“
1- 2.5” x 8.5”
Riding Hood Red
2” x 1.75” for layering on front
Very Vanilla Scrap 2”x 6” for front layers and 1 Large Oval punch
Ink: Chocolate Chip, Riding Hood Red
1 ½” Piece Riding Hood Red Striped Grosgrain
Circle Scissors Plus, Corner Rounder, Large Oval, 1 ¼“, 1 3/8”, 1 ¾” Punches
Sticky Strip™, Mat Pack
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How tos:
1. Round corners of 3 long Chocolate Chip cardstock. Cut 3’ x 8” piece in half at center point. Score and fold other 2 in half.
2. Round top corner on one end of each of the 4 Red Dot DSP.
3. Round all 4 corners on 3 pieces of Close to Cocoa DSP.
4. Run largest Chocolate Chip cardstock piece through with Big Shot Texture Paisley plate. I did half at a time. Setting cardstock on plate at fold line.
5. Pierce all around the edge on the paisley textured 3.5’ x 8.5” Chocolate Chip cardstock. Pierce all around the 2.5’ x 8.5” Chocolate Chip cardstock. Pierce the top and outer sides of the 2 - 3” x 4.25” Chocolate Chip cardstock halves. You can use the Mat Pack piercing pattern to do this.



6. Using snail attach 2 Red Dot inserts to textured 3.5” x 8.5“.
Attach 2 2 Red Dot inserts to 2 - 3” x 4.25” Chocolate Chip cardstock halves.
Attach 2 Close to Cocoa DSP to front of 2.5” x 8.5” piece. Do not center.
Move toward outer edge. See photo.

7. Note: I put my Sticky Strip™ on the release paper from the back of our stamps and cut it to 1/8” wide. Place Sticky Strip™ pieces on back side of bottom and end edges of 2 - 3” x 4.25” Chocolate Chip cardstock halves. Line up with outer edge of 3.5” x 8.5” Chocolate Chip cardstock piece and adhere together.

8. Place Sticky Strip™ on back side of bottom and outer end edges of 2.5’ x 8.5” Chocolate Chip cardstock piece.
Line up with outer edge of 3.5” x 8.5” Chocolate Chip cardstock piece and adhere on top of the previous layer. You will now have your 4 pockets in the wallet. The bottom one is open all across to make it easier to get the gift card in and out.

9. Stamp Happy Father’s Day or any phrase in Chocolate Chip ink. Punch out with Large Oval punch. Layer on 2 Red Dot Large Oval punches so Red Dot edges show. Attach on right inside pocket. See photo.


Front Embellishment:
1.
Stamp image for dad twice. Once in Chocolate Chip on Very Vanilla. Once in Riding Hood Red on Very Vanilla.
Trim Riding Hood Red image around dad word.
Ink all over with Versamark. Using tweezers dip in glassy glaze. Heat with embossing gun. Repeat 2 times. Hold a different corner each time. Place in freezer few minutes. Flex and bend image to create cracks. This is the Cracked Glass Technique.


2. Attach Grosgrain to back of 2” x 1.75” Riding Hood Red piece. Attach that to 2.25” x 2.25” Close to Cocoa DSP Use yellow side for layering on front of card. Attach image stamped in Chocolate Chip (trim to 1.5” x 1.75”) to Riding Hood Red layer. Attach Glassy Glaze piece on top of that image. Attach layered embellishment to lower left corner of wallet front. See photo.



Scrapbook Card Inserts:
1. Round all 4 corners on 3 pieces of Brown With Pink Dots DSP.

I punched the photos out with the 1 ¾” Circle punch. The text was done on the computer and punched out with the Large Oval and 1 ¼“ circle punches.

Layer each oval text piece on 2 Red Dot Large Oval punches so Red dot edges show.
Layer 1 ¼“ circle text piece on 1 3/8” Red Dot circle.

Attach 2” Red Dot circle to scrapbook card inserts.
Attach photos on circles. Attach text shapes.

Insert into 3 pocket of wallet. Gift card goes in lower right pocket.

So glad you liked this project. It is my favorite.

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for the instructions, lady!! It's a super cute project!

    B.

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