Thursday, 4 October 2012

Patio Party pouch

I’m very excited because my BIG parcel is due to arrive today, packed with exciting goodies from the new Annual Catalogue. I think I have four new stamp sets coming, a new punch, dies, a folder but, remarkably, NO Designer Series Paper! Oh, there is actually...

Meanwhile, while we wait for the arrival of the UPS man, here’s one of the demonstrations from my catalogue launch at the weekend. It’s a pouch which holds small (3” square) cards, or anything smallish and flattish such as a cookie or hot chocolate sachet etc.

It’s the same pouch as one I made during Sale-A-Bration and back then I did say I’d provide instructions when I had time. Of course, I never have time – but I do have the internet and I can point you in the direction of a fabulous video tutorial from US demonstrator Dawn Olchefske.

This was the first outing for my Simply Scored diagonal plate and I have to say it’s a boon!

This cute pouch was made from a sheet of 8”x8” paper, but you can make them from any square paper, as long as you adjust the measurements accordingly. Best thing to do is make an 8x8 one using the video as a guide then, using the same principles, experiment with different sized squares of scrap paper.

The cards inside are very simple – I only made three so I put the cards in the front and the envelopes in the back pocket.

Stamps: Make a Cake
Cardstock: Primrose Petals, Midnight Muse, Summer Starfruit, Whisper White
Paper: Patio Party
Ink: Summer Starfruit
Accessories: Itty Bitty Punches, 1 ¾” Circle punch, large (can’t remember the size!) scallop circle punch, postage stamp punch, basic rhinestones, Baja Breeze seam-binding ribbon

All products by Stampin’ Up!®


  1. Super cards and such a good idea best wishes Lesley x

  2. Oh my gosh - that is so cute! Thanks for the shout out!


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