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One Stamp at a Time Blog Hop for January, Purses, Poppies, and Paris

Welcome to the One Stamp at a Time Blog Hop for January.  We are celebrating the new January-June Mini Catalog with our theme Purses, Poppies, and Paris.  You are going to see some great projects, right!

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My projects today do have purses and poppies.  No Paris!  I have to say I'm very excited to share my projects.  It's so easy to make great projects with the products in the January-June Mini Catalog!

Peaceful Poppies class card by Jo Anne Hewins

This is a fun fold card.  Start with a card base of Rich Razzleberry that is 4 1/4 x 11.  Score at 2 3/4 from each end.  Fold in from each end.  The folds become the card front.  You'll need two pieces of Old Olive card stock that is 2 1/2 x 4 and two pieces of the green stripe paper from the Peaceful Poppies Designer Series Paper that measure 2 3/8 x 3 7/8.

Painted Poppies Inside by Jo Anne Hewins

It might be easier to go ahead and stamp the inside of the card.  The saying is from the So Sentimental stamp set and is stamped in Blackberry Bliss.  Stamp the flower from Painted Poppies in Memento Black.  Color in with the Light and Dark Rick Razzleberry Blends and the Light and Dark Old Olive Blends.

Peaceful Poppies Partially Open by Jo Anne Hewins

The front of the card has three strips.  Cut a base of Rich Razzleberry that is 1 x 4.  The designer paper is from the Peaceful Poppies DSP.  It measures 7/8 x 3 7/8.  Remember that you will need three of each of these.

After adhering the layers, place them on your card to see where they need to go.  You do want space between each strip.  Now glue the top and the bottom.   These will be on the left of the card.  YOU WILL ONLY GLUE HALF OF THESE!  Do not put glue where the strips extend beyond the card.  Now glue the middle piece to the right of the card with equal space between the other two strips.  Again, you will only glue the half of the strip that is on the card.

Painted Poppies Close Up by Jo Anne Hewins

The flower is cut using the Poppy Moments dies.  Use Rich Razzleberry, Blackberry Bliss, Old Olive, Mossy Meadow, and Purple Posy card stock for this flower.  I made three of the leaves.

Close the card and figure out the placement of the flower.  Make sure the leaves don't hang off the card.  I did go ahead and attach the leaves to the back of the flower.  Actually, attach only the two leaves on the right.  You will glue the flower only on the strips that reach over the right of the card.  The third leaf goes on the middle strip so that it looks like the leaf is behind the flower when the card is closed.

The sentiment is from the So Sentimental stamp set and cut using the Stitched So Sweetly dies.  These to come as a bundle!  The saying is stamped in Blackberry Bliss on Whisper White card stock.

I'm not sure this makes a lot of sense so I'll add a video to help you out.

Best Dressed Dies for OSAT by Jo Anne Hewins

Here is my purse made using the All Dressed Up dies.  You will need to cut out two of these images.  Make sure they are facing in the same direction.  I used the Peaceful Poppies Designer Series Paper green paper.  Use a bone folder to crease the fold lines.  Some of the lines are between two stitched lines.  Be sure you fold on the correct line.  Adhere using Tear & Tape.  The bottom flap does not go all the way to the edge.  Put the Tear & Tape on the flap itself.

Decorate with strips from the Peaceful Poppies Designer Series Paper.  These were strips that I had left over.  They are about 3/8" wide.  Trim even with the fold of the purse.  I also added handles for my purse from the same paper.  Attach with glue dots on the inside of the purse.

Add another flower.  I used the smaller flower from the Poppy Moments dies and two of the leaves.  Use the same color card stock as in the card.  Adhere with dimensionals.  The saying is from Forever Blossoms stamp set and cut out with the Stitched So Sweetly dies.  

And what goes inside?  I emptied a pouch of York Minis into a 3 x 6 Gusseted Cellophane Bag and tied it with the Mossy Meadow twine from the Magnolia Lane Ribbon Combo Pack and some Linen Thread.

Best Dressed Dies by Jo Anne Hewins

OSAT Best Dressed Purse and Gusseted Bag of Candy by Jo Anne Hewins

And here are my card and 3D item together.

OSAT Best Dressed Dies and Card by Jo Anne Hewins

Here is my video.


I just have to tell you, I am in love with this!  Be sure that you go to all of the posts in our One Stamp at a Time Blog Hop.  You'll get so many ideas using our new January-June Mini Catalog!  Let me know if you need one!

OSAT Best Dressed Purse and Poppies by Jo Anne Hewins

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Liz Yuille

Cute Projects. Lx

Martin Stone

Just amazing projects!

Carol Carriveau

I am just waiting for my dies to get here...and I will definitely be CASEing your fabulous card!
Thank you for sharing it!!!!!!!!!

Melinda Clove

Love your projects! That fold is really cool!

Jo Anne Hewins

Thanks so much Carol! Have fun and I'm flattered you would want to CASE!

Jo Anne Hewins

Thanks so much, Melinda. I know this fold has been around. I did recently see Wendy Cranford use this fold with the Honey Bee bundle.

Candy Ford

Beautiful rich colors. Nice job.

Mikaela Titheridge

Beautiful colour choice here x

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