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Matchbook Post-It Holders

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Good morning and happy Friday to you all. I am so glad that the weekend is so close at hand! For today’s post I somewhat cased a project from this month’s Stampin’ Success. That’s the magazine that Stampin’ Up! sends out to us Demonstrators every month. It’s packed with tips, projects and suggestions for your business. I love it and look forward to it all the time. The Workshop project this month is Post-It holder matchbooks. I love when you can make something that is so simple but looks so nice and serves a purpose. The first one that I made is the butterfly one. I used Crumb Cake Card Stock for the base. The butterfly is from the Butterfly Prints Stamp Set and is stamped in Perfect Plum on Very Vanilla Card Stock. I used the Butterfly Punch to punch it out and then stamped the sentiment and the antennae on the So Saffron Card Stock. I used a Neutrals Collection Brad to secure it and then mounted it on some Perfect Plum Card Stock with Stampin’ Dimensionals. I used the Scallop Edge Border Punch along the bottom lip and placed a piece of So Saffron 3/8″ Grosgrain Ribbon (Retired) around it. The flowers are punched out using the Boho Blossoms Punch and fastened with another brad. For the second one I used Real Red Card Stock for the base. The stamped image is from the Easy Events Stamp Set and is stamped in Basic Black Classic Stampin’ Ink. I used an eye shadow applicator (like a mini sponge dauber!) to shade in the tree and grass with Lucky Limeade Ink. I then colored in the heart with Real Red and the trunk with Soft Suede Markers. The backing is Lucky Limeade and that is adhered to piece of Soft Suede that I ran through the Big Shot using the Square Lattice Textured Impressions Embossing Folder. The lip of this one is punched using the Eyelet Border Punch. I punched out a piece of Lucky Limeade with the Scallop Oval Punch and placed some Soft Suede 3/8″ Taffeta Ribbon round it. I’m loving these little matchbooks and they would make great gifts for co-workers or just about anybody! Thanks you so much for stopping by and have an awesome Friday!

Stampin’ Up! products used:

Card Stock: Very Vanilla, Crumb Cake, Perfect Plum, So Saffron, Real Red, Whisper White, Lucky Limeade and Soft Suede Smooth Card Stock

Ink: Perfect Plum, Basic Black and Lucky Limeade Classic Stampin’ Ink

Markers: Real Red and Soft Suede Stampin’ Write Markers

Stamp Sets: Butterfly Prints and Easy Events Clear Mount

Embellishments: Neutrals Collection Brads, So Saffron 5/8″ Grosgrain Ribbon (Retired), Soft Suede 3/8″ Taffeta Ribbon

Tools: Butterfly Punch, Paper Piercer, Mat Pack, Boho Blossoms Punch, Scallop Edge Border Punch, Big Shot, Square Lattice Textured Impressions Embossing Folder, Eyelet Border Punch, Scallop Oval Punch, Stampin’ Dimensionals, Sticky Strip and SNAIL

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