Tips & Tricks for March Hickory NC

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!

Julia Rush Fine Crafts
(828) 324-0409
216 Union Sq Nw
Hickory, NC
 
Michaels Arts & Crafts
(828) 345-0401
2239 US Highway 70 Se
Hickory, NC
 
Scrapin All Memories with Close To My Heart
(828) 320-3931
4350 Plateau Rd
Newton, NC
 
Michael's Arts Crafts
(910) 695-1212
1090 West Morganton Road
Southern Pines, NC
 
Michael's Arts Crafts
(919) 490-4945
5442 New Hope Commons Drive
Durham, NC
 
Hobby Lobby Creative Centers
(828) 324-1800
2449 N Center St
Hickory, NC
 
A C Moore
(828) 324-0162
1858 Catawba Valley Blvd
Hickory, NC
 
Michael's Arts Crafts
(704) 510-0922
8716 Jw Clay Boulevard
Charlotte, NC
 
Michael's Arts Crafts
(336) 282-8793
3721 Battleground Avenue
Greensboro, NC
 
Michael's Arts Crafts
(336) 768-4144
1805 South Stratford Road
Winston-salem, NC
 

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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