Oh, my! Today I sort of got lost compiling "new" material, and completely forgot about the tea party! Remembered just as I started cooking supper... Then there was homework, exercise, showers, devotions, and bedtime for Eli...
Anyway, Dina, our hostess for the week, sent out this challenge: Make a matchbook card -- any size... any style... any closure...
Thankfully, I just happen to have something from the archives, not a card exactly, but a matchbook style, mini Post-it note holder. It was one of the projects presented in my "Just A Little Something" class at Stamp 'n Scrap way back in November...
The front flap of this one, is decorated with Message Mouse (stamped on white scrap, colored, & cut out), one of the sayings from Mini Messages #2, and a few layered flower punches. The flower centers are accented diamond glitter glue.
Here are the basic instructions for making one of these little gems:
Cut heavy cardstock to size -- 2-1/2”W x 5-1/2”L.
Score as shown at 1/2”, 3”, and 3-3/16”.
Fold along score lines.
“Staple” center of short flap to back panel. (Note: A mini brad or eyelet also works)
Depending on the thickness of the stack, adhere one third to one half of a stack of mini sticky notes to the back panel. (Post-it note size: 1-1/2" x 2")
Secure bottom edge of long flap under top edge of short flap.
Decorate front flap as desired.
Believe me, this is a great quickie project -- fun to make, super as a "little something" for giving, and always happily received... Yup, one of those projects that just says, "More!"
Now it's time to see what the hostess and her other guests (the Cookies) have put together:
Dina at Mama Dini's Stamperia
Donna at Dee's Studio
Trish D'Antonio at Tah Dah!
Susan Liles at Susie Stampalot, and
Heidi at Sweet Somethings