Thursday, October 29, 2009

October Workshop with Jessica Witty

Embellish folded premade journal pages for a custom card kit.

Gypsy Card Set Instructions:

Make all cards by scoring journal pages in half and folding.

Crown card:
Stamp sentiment in brown ink. Age chipboard button with linen ink and tie with ribbon. Adhere chipboard buttons and flower to card.

Good Fortune card:
Trim paper shreds and adhere to card. Cut slit in top of card, slide ribbon through, & tie.

Love Notes card:
Adhere seam binding to card. Punch hearts from Coloma & Newsprint papers and adhere to ribbon. Stitch over ribbon and hearts.

Enjoy card:
Repeatedly stamp number line with black soot ink. Fold strip of newsprint paper over the side of the card and adhere. Poke holes with needle tool, slip twine through, and tie. Adhere paper shred over twine.

Bird card:
Stamp bird & crown in linen ink. Glue velvet ribbon to front. Tie twine over ribbon. Adhere paper shred.

Slip cards into glassine bag and fold the side of the bag over. Remove cards, refold bag, stamp bird and crown in linen ink, let dry before putting cards back in.

Cut a slit in the bag, wrap seam binding around the package, and tie. Attach paper shred to safety pin and pin to back.


97% Complete Gypsy Journal Pages by 7Gypsies
Barcelona Coloma Pattern Paper by 7Gypsies
Spook Alley Bat Newsprint Pattern Paper by Making Memories
Vintage Findings Paper Shreds by Making Memories
Victoria Clear Stamps by 7Gypsies
Ali Edwards This is the Day Clear Stamp Set by Technique Tuesday
Number Border Stamp Set by Hampton Art
Quillen Gallery Roses Flowers by Prima
Wallpaper Chipboard Buttons by Jenni Bowlin
Office Button Chipboard by Jenni Bowlin
Gypsy Market Seam Binding by 7Gypsies
Antique Linen Distress Ink by Ranger
Black Soot Distress Ink by Ranger
Gusseted Glassine Favor Bags


Anabelle said...

These are just AWESOME, Jessica!! Love the combo of elements.

Sherry Wright said...

What a great idea Jessica, love them!

Melissa said...

What a fun set lovely all together and packaged perfectly.