Tips & Tricks for March Phenix City AL

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!

Harvey's Paint Center
(706) 324-4326
1235 13th Ave
Columbus, GA
 
Hancock Fabrics
(706) 561-4923
2026 Auburn Ave
Columbus, GA
 
Michaels
(706) 321-1080
1591 Bradley Park Dr, Ste C
Columbus, GA
 
G &H Art Company
(706) 576-5551
4300 Hamilton Rd
Columbus, GA
 
Sweet Treasures
(706) 561-5500
3730 University Avenue
Columbus, GA
 
Framing Factory & Art Gallery
(706) 324-3823
1325 17th St
Columbus, GA
 
G & H Art Company
(706) 576-5551
4300 Hamilton Rd
Columbus, GA
 
Benning Awards
(706) 507-4189
2234 Fort Benning Rd Ste A
Columbus, GA
 
Gallery Fabrics
(706) 321-0119
4217 Hamilton Rd
Columbus, GA
 
Hobby Lobby Store Inc
(706) 576-4148
2911 Airport Thruway Ste A
Columbus, GA
 

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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