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Tuesday "Anything but a Card Challenge" 5-4-2010 (STVABCKK10)

Happy Tuesday! Thanks to all that participated in last week's flower pot challenge.  I really enjoyed all the different styles. I hope your days continue to be filled with creativity!


The “Anything but a Card” project for this week, is probably something you all have seen before. It is a matchbook holder.





I used both of these for different things.  The first is to hold a bag of tea, and the second is to hold a little gift.  First decide what you want to put inside your matchbook.  Measure your width
and height of the item. Measure your CS to twice the height of your item, plus 1.25”.

 

 For the teabag I used it measures 2.5” wide and 3” tall.  For the matchbook, I used a piece of card stock 3.25” x 8.75”. 
I then scored at ½” and 1” and folded and stapled it. From the other end, I scored at 3 1/8” and 3  3/8”.  I added some score lines to decorate the front, added some embossed mats and a
Nestie oval.  I used images from Nina’s Lovely Shelf stamp set, colored with Copics. I covered up the staples with a leftover piece of embossed CS.






For my other sample, my insert measured  3  3/4” wide x 3 5/8” tall.  My CS measures  4.25” x 9 ½”.  Once again I scored at ½ and 1”, folded and stapled. From the other end, I scored at  4 ¼ and 4 ½”. 

  I decorated this one using up some of my scraps.  I stamped Nina’s doily from Nana’s Needlework and white detail embossing powder, which was then heat set.  I used my
Cuttlebug to  swiss dot  the cover piece. I made the rose using grosgrain ribbon. 
Since I stapled with a decorative staple, I didn’t cover it up, but colored it with Copics to match instead.


My Challenge: Create a matchbook for a small item. You can make it to hold a small pack of post-it notes, or a small stack of scratch paper. Another item could be one of those sewing kits you often get in hotel rooms.

Decorate the front (and inside, if you'd like)  making sure to use a stamped image.


Please upload your creation to the STV gallery, using the tag STVABCKK10.  You do not need to use Gina K Designs stamps to participate, although we'd love it if you did!



In fact, if you use Gina K Stamps in your entry, your name will be added to the prize drawing TWICE ! Please be sure to create a NEW project for the challenge versus linking up something you've created before.

PLEASE LINK YOUR PHOTO BACK HERE TOO, so everyone can admire your work!

  You have until next Monday, May 10th , at 8pm CST, to upload your sample. One winner
will be drawn at random to win a Gina K stamp set valued at $24.95
or less!



Tags: cssdt5, gkd, karenk, lovelyshelf, nanasneedlepoint, nina, stvabckk10

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another great challenge, I'll get started tonight after work!
I haven't made a matchbook holder yet. Sounds like fun, Karen!
I can do this one.
I've never made a matchbook holder before, (but it's been on my LOTTD). You've given me a good opportunity to try it, Karen.
I'm looking forward to see all your creations!
These are perfect ideas for me! I always need gift ideas for teacher, scout leaders etc...love these Karen! ;D Diana Q
OOO i had fun with this :) Tea bag holder
Karen - your ribbon flower is fabulous! I love these matchbook holders... I have the supplies for these.. LOL
I have never made one either....so this will be a challenge for me.....
This will be my first matchbook that I have made. This is such a great idea especially for those small flat gifts that you never seem to have anything to put them in.
I made two matchbooks. This challenge was fun! I'll be making more of these! (I'm still trying to figure out how to correctly link my photos back here. Any tips would be appreciated.)
love both takes on your matchbooks Karen!
here's mine:http://stamptv.ning.com/photo/matchbook-stvabackk10?xg_source=activity

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