Tips & Tricks for May Durham NC

May's the perfect time to say "thanks" to Mom or a friend, and what better way to slip her candy or a note than in a paper-purse design she will love? Here's how Paula Hogan, a designer for Stampin' Up!, created this appealing look with the company's supplies.

Michael's Arts Crafts
(919) 490-4945
5442 New Hope Commons Drive
Durham, NC
 
Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Store
(919) 401-8334
4600 Durham Chapel Hill Blvd, Ste 8
Durham, NC
 
Arts and Crafts Mich
(919) 493-4701
5442 New Hope Commons Dr
Durham, NC
 
Zola Craft Gallery
(919) 286-5112
626 9th St
Durham, NC
 
American Speedy Printing Centers
(919) 933-9906
E Eastgate Shopping Ctr
Chapel Hill, NC
 
Art Plus
(919) 286-1701
1058 W Club Blvd
Durham, NC
 
Art Craft Framing Co
(919) 286-4831
726 9th St
Durham, NC
 
Rare Earth Bead Shop
(919) 342-5966
2706 Durham Chapel Hill Blvd
Durham, NC
 
Fisher Graphic Arts Inc
(919) 286-0591
2606 Hillsborough Rd
Durham, NC
 
Hungates Creative Toys & Hobbies
(919) 933-7671
201 S Estes Dr
Chapel Hill, NC
 

Tips & Tricks for May

The Tips & Tricks column in the May 2009 issue of Creating Keepsakes shared how to create chic shoe accents and paper shoes, generate a colorful backdrop in seconds, make alcohol-ink leaves and more. Following are additional details not found in the magazine!

Create a Cute Purse Look

May's the perfect time to say "thanks" to Mom or a friend, and what better way to slip her candy or a note than in a paper-purse design she will love? Here's how Paula Hogan, a designer for Stampin' Up!, created this appealing look with the company's supplies.

Purse holder by Stampin' Up!

Purse Holder by Paula Hogan for Stampin' Up!. Supplies Cardstock: Certainly Celery, Pink Pirouette and Very Vanilla (all textured) and Close to Cocoa; Patterned paper: Candy Lane Designer Series, Certainly Celery Patterns and Pink Pirouette Patterns Designer Series; Stamps: Eastern Blooms; Ink: Close to Cocoa Classic and Pink Pirouette Classic; Ribbon: Pink Pirouette 5/8" striped grosgrain and Pretty in Pink 3/8" taffeta; Rub-ons: Bright Delight and Many Occasions; Die-cutting machine: Sizzix Big Shot for Stampin' Up!; Dies: Bag w/Scallops Bigz XL, Beautiful Butterflies Bigz, Matchbox Bigz XL, Naturally Serif Sizzlits Decorative Strip and Scallop Circle #2 Bigz; Other: 1/4" circle punch, button latte and crochet thread.

 

To create the purse holder:

1. Cut purse box from Pink Pirouette textured cardstock using a Big Shot machine and Bag w/Scallops Bigz XL die.

2. Stamp branch image in Pink Pirouette ink on front of bag and apply rub-on image using wooden applicator included in packaging. Assemble bag.

3. Cut butterflies from Candy Lane Designer Series paper using Big Shot machine and Butterflies die. Tie two small butterflies together using crochet thread; adhere to bag.

4. Punch hole in each side of bag using 1/4" circle punch. Tie Pink Pirouette grosgrain ribbon through each hole to form a handle.

5. Tie crochet thread through holes of button; adhere to bag.

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