Tips & Tricks for March Anderson SC

In the Tips & Tricks column in one issue of Creating Keepsakes magazine, readers shared how to speed scrap “orphan photos,” create custom Post-it holders, make money with their photos, write perfectly every time and more. Following are additional details not found in the magazine!

Art & Frame Gallery
(864) 224-2177
100 Concord Rd
Anderson, SC
 
Michaels Arts & Crafts
(864) 222-0187
3521 Clemson Blvd
Anderson, SC
 
Michael's Arts Crafts
(864) 587-8701
1450 Wo Ezell Boulevard
Spartanburg, SC
 
Corporate Express
(843) 554-6686
4275 Arco Ln Ste K
North Charleston, SC
 
Hobby Lobby Creative Centers
(803) 926-1545
2305 Augusta Rd
West Columbia, SC
 
Strickland Fine Arts
(864) 224-0370
2705 N Main St
Anderson, SC
 
Paint It Purple Pottery
(864) 886-0801
15951 Wells Hwy
Seneca, SC
 
Grand Strand Antiques
(843) 280-7153
4421 River Rd.
Little River, SC
 
Ace Hardware Hilton Head
(843) 681-5777
3 Northridge Dr
Hilton Head Island, SC
 
Bella Vista Art & Framing
(803) 765-0808
705 Gervais St
Columbia, SC
 

Tips & Tricks for March

In the Tips & Tricks column in the March 2009 issue of Creating Keepsakes magazine, readers shared how to speed scrap “orphan photos,” create custom Post-it holders, make money with their photos, write perfectly every time and more. Following are additional details not found in the magazine!

Post-it Covers by Jaime Ward. Supplies Cardstock: Provo Craft and Stampin’ Up!; Digital supplies: Digi Keepsakes by Monica at ScrapMatters.com; Magnetic snaps: BasicGrey; Post-it Notes: 3M; Tacky tape: Provo Craft; Other: Trimmer, scoring blade and adhesive. Note: Idea inspired by Grace Tolman; instructions adapted from her blog .

How to Make the Post-it Covers
Says Jaime, “This is a tutorial by Grace Tolman that I found on her blog at http://tolmanchronicles.blogspot.com . I made a few modifications. For example, I changed a couple of the measurements to better fit the Post-It notes, and I used BasicGrey magnetic snaps instead of Velcro.”

MATERIALS NEEDED
Post-It notes (regular size)
Cardstock
Patterned paper (traditional or digitally created)
Bone folder, embossing stylus or scoring blade
Adhesive
Terrifically Tacky Tape
BasicGrey magnetic snaps or Velcro dots
Paper trimmer

Instructions:

1. Trim cardstock to an 8" x 3 1/8" rectangle.

2. Trim the patterned paper to an 8" x 2 3/4" rectangle, or create it digitally the same size.  Adhere to the center of the cardstock.

3. Using the bone folder, embossing stylus, or scoring blade, make folding marks at 2”, 2-1/2”, 5-5/8” and 6-1/8”. Fold on the marks.

4. Use a strip of Terrifically Tacky Tape to stick the Post-It pad to the center of the inside of the cardstock.

5.  Fold cover.

6. Place magnetic snaps on the center of the flap openings (if they won’t stay, use little pieces of the Terrifically Tacky Tape). If you don’t have magnetic snaps, Velcro dots will also work.

7. Add embellishments to the cover if desired.

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