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Note Card Holder and Note Cards & Envelopes Using Sweet Strawberry

Today I want to share a note card holder with two of the Basic White Note Cards & Envelopes.  

Sweet Strawberry NC Note Card Holder and Cards by Jo Anne Hewins

We'll be using the Sweet Strawberry Bundle that consists of the Sweet Strawberry stamp set and the Strawberry Builder Punch from Stampin' Up!  We'll also use the Berry Delightful Designer Series Paper that you can get for free as a Sale-a-Bration choice when spending $100.  Not only would you get the pack of paper, but an additional stamp set called Berry Blessings.

I made this set to share with the North Carolina SU Demo Facebook group and decided I must share it with you as well.  I first saw this note card holder several years ago when shared by Patty Bennett.  The original, I believe, was shared by Di Barnes.  You can find a download on Di's website.  Search for No-cut Patterned Paper Gift Folder.  The date is October 21, 2015.  Her site is listed as www.dianebarnes.blogspot.com.  Scoring for the folder is at 2, 6, 10 across the top, turn and score at 2 1/2 and 8 1/4.  It takes a 12 x 12 piece of paper.  If your piece is directional, start the scoring right side up.  It will be correct on the outside and upside down on the inside.  That won't matter so much.

I do have a video that I'll add for this project.  It does mention NC, but hopefully that's OK.  I'm going to let you watch the video for the folds of the note card holder or go download the directions.

 



Here are pictures of the two note cards.  

Sweet Strawberry NC Note Card Holder by Jo Anne Hewins

To decorate the holder, use Basic White card stock and the 2nd largest rectangle from Stitched So Sweetly dies.  Both note cards also use the same rectangle, so cut three while you are at it.  Stamp the saying in the bottom right corner.  Stamp three of the leaves using Memento ink scattered around between where the strawberries will be.  Color with the Granny Apple Green Combo blends and the Light Daffodil Delight blend.

Punch strawberries from the Berry Delightful paper.  In all total with decorating the note cards, you'll need 3 strawberries from the Poppy Parade check and two strawberries from the Poppy Parade with seeds.  I cut a strip about 1 1/2 inches wide and ran it through to punch.  It still wastes a little of the paper.  Sponge around the strawberries with Poppy Parade.  Punch the strawberry toppers from the patterned paper that looks like leaves.  For this I paid no attention to the orientation of the paper.  The toppers are small and just need to look a little leafy.  In my original I did not sponge the toppers.   I did with the second one.  I think the sponging helps.  I used Garden Green ink.

Attach the white rectangle to a piece of DSP that is 3 x 4 a little askew.  Attach to the center of the note card holder on dimensionals with the white rectangle straight.

Sweet Strawberry NC Note Card Holder Card 1 by Jo Anne Hewins

Sweet Strawberry NC Note Card Holder Card 2 by Jo Anne Hewins

The note cards are made basically the same so I'll talk about them together.  Use the Basic White Note Cards & Envelopes.  Cut 1 inch from the front of each card.  I featured different patterned paper for each card.  The first one uses the paper with the seeds for the front measuring 2 1/2 x 5 and the flip side with the strawberries for the inside measuring 1 1/8 x 5.  The same measurements are used for the second card, but using the leafy paper for the larger and the checked paper for the smaller.

Pull out the Stitched So Sweetly rectangle from above and stamp near the bottom in Memento ink.  Stamp the saying in the upper left in Poppy Parade.  Color the leaves as above and then color the center of the flower in Dark Daffodil Delight blend and shade a little using the Light Smoky Slate blend.  Add the strawberry with dimensionals.

When adding the rectangle to the card, remember that part of it extends over the card front.  No glue goes there!

Finish by adding designer paper to the flap of each envelope.

Sweet Strawberry NC Note Card Holder Open by Jo Anne Hewins

Need a little something to send to a friend?  Here you go.  Let me also say that you can get 4 note cards in the holder.  

Thanks so much for joining me today.  If you need supplies, I wish you would consider me as your demonstrator.  That is, if you don't already have one.  Between now and February 28th, I'll send you a class for free similar to this one.  It will have the note card holder and 4 note cards.  Read below.  You must order over $50 and use the Host Code below.

 

In Bloom Note Card Class Teaser 2 by Jo Anne Hewins

Now I would like to introduce a new class that you can get free with a $50 purchase using the Host Code U9YDQAQK.  Of course, you would not use the code should your order be over $150.  You would earn your own rewards.  This class is a card holder made from a 12 x 12 piece of patterned paper and 4 note cards with envelopes.  The class uses the Field & Flowers Designer Series Paper, a free Sale-a-Bration choice with a $50 purchase, and the In Bloom bundle.  In fact, ordering the In Bloom Bundle, at a 10% savings, for $48.50, already has you almost to $50.  Just add one more item!  Offer begins January 19th through February 28th.

You will get

A card holder already folded for you, but with a link to directions.  Papers for the folder may vary from within the Field & Flower DSP pack.

Four Note Cards & Envelopes

Paper cut and In Bloom parts cut for each card, ready to assemble.

PDF and link to a video.

IF you would like to purchase the kit, the cost will be $15 plus shipping if that applies.  Please email me at johewins@gmail.com.  Shipping will be $2.  Class is ready to put in the mail asap.

Should the host code end up with at least $300 in sales by Feb.28th, I'll have a drawing of those submitting orders of $50 or more on there for the Free Host Reward of the Punch Party stamp set pictured on page 17.

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