Tips & Tricks for March Great Falls MT

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!

Big Sky Sellers
(406) 952-4347
2812 3rd Avenue South #2
Great Falls, MT
 
Bundi'S Glass-Art Shop & Gallery
(406) 453-1636
505 1st Ave N
Great Falls, MT
 
Kaleidoscope Art Glass
(406) 454-0508
612 1st Ave S
Great Falls, MT
 
Jo-Ann Fabrics & Crafts
(406) 453-3929
2515 10th Ave S
Great Falls, MT
 
Ben Franklin Crafts
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208 16th Ave S
Great Falls, MT
 
Michael'S Arts & Crafts
(406) 268-0800
1601 Market Place Dr
Great Falls, MT
 
Lords Framing & Foundations
(406) 216-2177
814 7th St N
Great Falls, MT
 
Unique Art & Framing
(406) 727-2207
2920 10th Ave S
Great Falls, MT
 
Old Macdonald'S Craft Barn
(406) 771-0799
140 Wilson Butte Rd
Great Falls, MT
 
Michael's Arts Crafts
(406) 542-0128
2850 North Reserve Street
Missoula, MT
 

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.

Appeared in: March 2009 « Prev 1 2 3 Next »  

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