Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Happy Times Cards & Envelopes Set w/Box
For this color challenge, participants are to use a new set of CTMH DSP named Happy Times or the related colors. It's very, very pretty paper. I decided to make a set of eight small cards with coordinating envelopes and a box. The cards, which are too small to be mailed, are perfect to slip inside a gift bag or box. Because the cards will not be mailed, the envelopes can be made with any pretty paper.
The box was made from heavyweight cardstock and a sheet of DSP that is white with broad gold foiled stripes. Directions to make this exact box can be found HERE. The cards and envelopes in the tutorial are different than what I made for this challenge.
The eight envelopes were made from DSP using three different papers and using an envelope punch board based on the card size of 3" x 3.5". They were wrapped in a belly band and decorated with a fussy cut flower from the DSP backed with a yellow DSP circle for stability.
The eight cards were made using white cardstock measuring 3.5" x 6", scored and folded at 3". The beautiful floral paper is the highlight of this paper pack. Eight panels were cut measuring 2.75" x 3.25". Each was adhered to a panel of Glacier cardstock measuring 2.875" x 3.375" (that's 2 7/8" x 3 3/8"). The layers were then adhered to the card bases. A belly band was made exactly like the one used for the envelopes.
The cards and envelopes fit perfectly into the box and a piece of lace ribbon matching the Glacier cardstock was tied around the box.
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DSP: Happy Times Paper Pack
Stampin' Up! Materials
Cardstock: Whisper White 100# Heavyweight, Whisper White 80# Regular
Misc.: Dotted Lace in Mint Macaron