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Thursday, September 10, 2009

Matchbook Gift Card Holder...I'm in Love!

Oh, how I love my google reader and the awesome projects I come across while on there. While blurfing the other night I came across this fabulous tutorial from Andrea Walford for a Matchbook gift card holder. I'm in love with this tutorial, it's so darn cute!

My boss had asked me to make something like this down the road for her brother who loves coffee and when I saw this tutorial I knew I had to try it. I twas so easy and perfect I made 2!! I think it turned out well and very masculine, I think it would be a perfect gift to make up a few of these and package them up nicely.

I tried to keep it fairly simple, but added some Crystal Effects to the middle coffee mug to give it a little dimension. On the inside I decided to do some masking to stack the coffee cups and may go back and small sentiment somewhere saying "Happy Birthday".

Matchbook Gift Card Holder details:
Stamp Set: Delightful & Delicious from Verve Stamps
Cardstock: Bordering Blue, Chocolate Chip, Creamy Caramel, Papertrey Ink Stamper's Select, Basic Grey Granola "Crunchy" patterned paper
Inks: Basic Brown, Copics E31, B91 & B95, Chocolate Chip
Accessories: Oval Punch, Stapler, Glue Dots, Papertrey Ink Rustic Twine Jute, Crystal Effects

Based on Andrea Walford's Matchbook Gift Card Holder tutorial


Nicki (CSS) said...

This is great Kim, may have to give it a try!

rozie640 said...

Stinkin' cute!!! Now I have to watch the video!

Bethany Paull said...

Great project! I love the CE on the center cup.

Monika/Buzsy said...

What a great card! I ove the color combo and the images... I need to check that tutorial out. TFS!

Anonymous said...

This is a great project and I love the way yours turned out. I plan to make one soon.

Kristen said...

This is a really cool project! I will have to give this a try. Awesome job!

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