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Making a Paper Pocket

with Gina K

This paper pocket was fun to make using stamps and ephemera from Gina K. The pocket can be added to a journal, used for a gift card, or a special note. I personally like it as a stand-alone piece to be used for a special inclusion.

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products

Gina K sent these beautiful products for this post. The stamp set Never Loose Hope, and the Ephemera Pack, Watercolor Florals coordinate well together.

stamp and emboss

I began with the butterfly stamp and embossed it in gold with embossing powder from Emerald Creek.

painting

After fussy cutting the butterfly out, I painted it using stamp pad ink.

open pocket

I made a pocket out of cardstock and used another stamp from Gina K in the corner. Measurements for cutting and folding the pocket along with the complete tutorial are in the video tutorial below.

Video Tutorial:

close up

A close-up image of the final pocket. You can see the details of the pocket and the dimension of the butterfly.

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4 Responses

  1. Darling project! I love the embossed butterfly! This little pocket would be perfect for a gif card!

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