Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Tutorial: Lucky Photo Wallet


Photo wallets are so much fun to give as gifts to your friends and family, or carry some in your purse yourself! They would even make great invitations!

Lori has created a great step by step tutorial to show you how you can easily make them.

Crafter's Companion US Supplies:

Other Supplies: Black Ink Pad, Patterned Cardstock, Colored Cardstock, Circle Punches or Dies
Sequins, Dimensional Foam Adhesive and Die-cutting/Embossing Machine

Directions:


Step 1: Cut one 4” x 11” piece of patterned cardstock. Score at 1 ¾”, 2”, 5” and 8”. This will be the wallet.


Step 2: Stamp sentiment on inside flap area (as shown). Crease and burnish score lines.


Step 3: Cut three 2 ¾” x 7 ½” pieces of solid color cardstock. Score at 3 ¾”. Crease and burnish score lines. These cards will be adhered on the inside of the wallet.


Step 4: Cut three 2 ½” x 3 ½” pieces of patterned cardstock and three 2” x 3” pieces of white cardstock. Stamp sentiments on white panels, then adhere to patterned panels.


Step 5: Apply ink, only to the shamrock of the large bunny image, and stamp on patterned cardstock. Repeat until you have 9 stamped shamrocks, then cut out and adhere sequins to center of each. Set aside to dry.


Step 6: Cut three 2 ½” x 3 ½” pieces of green shimmer cardstock, then adhere desired photos to each panel. Adhere all sentiment and photo panels to the inside of cards from step 3, then adhere inside of the wallet. Adhere shamrocks, as desired.


Step 7: Die-cut Cherish die from black shimmer cardstock. Trim apart each word. (


Step 8: Cut three ¼” x 2 ¾” strips of green shimmer cardstock. Adhere to card fronts. Adhere shamrocks and die-cut words.


Step 9: Cut one 1” x 7” strip of green shimmer cardstock. This will be the wallet belly band. Apply adhesive to one end.


Step 10: Wrap belly band around wallet and secure in place.


Step 11: Punch or die-cut three circles for layering, and adhere together. Adhere shamrocks on top. Attach to belly band with dimensional foam adhesive.

Have fun making some of these too!

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