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Dieter F. Uchtdorf

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Pixie Stick Holder Tutorial

Supplies needed:
4 1/4" x 11" piece of Kiwi Kiss Card Stock for card base.
5 1/2" x 3 1/2" piece of Kraft Card Stock layer 1
5 1/2" x 3" piece & 1" x 4 1/4" piece of S.U. Designer Series paper "Ghostly Greeting" 
Scrap pieces of Whisper White and basic black paper for tag.
White Ribbon for Bow on card base. Gingham ribbon for tag. 
Punches needes:
Tag punch, small tag punch, Word Window Punch, 
rectangle hand held punch (not pictured)
Stapler, Snail Adhesive, Stazon ink for tag .
Pixie Sticks of course (6 will fit perfectly)
Stamp set:
"Eat Drink and Be Scary"

Step #1
  Score card and fold. Fold should be closest to you and card opening away from you.
Step #2
 Add adhesive to backside of Pattern Paper and Kraft paper. 
Step #3
 Layer Kraft and patter paper to card Base. 
Make sure that your card base and pattern paper are still facing the right direction.
Step #4
 - Adhere the 1" x 4 1/2" piece of Pattern paper in the center of card.

Step #5
Turn the card around to the open is facing you. Center the "Word Window" punch about 3/4" to 1" down on the card and make a single punch.

Move the punch just a slight bit to the right and make a small punch to extend the opening.
Do the same thing on the other side of the punched slot and take a small punch on the left.

View after punches are complete.
Step #6
Tie ribbon on around the orange band of pattern paper. Ribbon will not show on the back of the card. Add a little bit of adhesive to the length of ribbon and it will lay flat and not move around.

Step #7
Staple on both sides of card. Leave open at top.
Step #8
Stamp image on scrap paper and punch out with smaller tag punch. Punch out a larger tag with Large tag punch and sandwich together with adhesive. Punch a hole for ribbon.

Step #9
Tie tag to white ribbon.
Step #10
Add the "Sugar" the Pixie Sticks. 6 will fit perfectly.

Complete Pixie Stick holder.


Bev said...

You are just the cleverest, GF! :) Hugs!

Shari said...

I couldn't resist making these. I made some for Marks Parents who are on their mission.

Sherri said...

That's so so cute! Thanks for a great tutorial!!

I left a little something for you on my blog today:)

Kristine said...

no way! That is a brilliant idea!! Love your step by step instructions.

Thanks for dropping by my blog too. :)

Ann said...

Love, love, love it! Thanks for the step by step! :D

Sankari W. said...

wow brooke - beautiful! loved the step by step by step instructions - wish we could see more of your beautiful self while you were making them :)

love love love!!
s. :)

LeAnne said...

Very cute, great tutorial!

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