Before I get to today’s card……I will not have posts after today until July 9th. I am going on vacation. Some friends and I are flying to Seattle and driving down the coast to San Francisco. I cannot wait to see the beautiful scenery.
Okay, about the card. I do quite a few gift card holders. I LOVE to give gift cards and am excited to come up with new ways to gift them. But today I am going Old School! Yes, as the title said, it is a money envelope. Actually it should be money or check envelope.
I love this! I have not needed a cash or check card in a really long time. But since I will be needing to settle up with my friends for various costs, I thought I would make a cute one and share it with you.
I left this cutie quite plain. Since It is going to a couple, I did not want it to be too frilly. And here is the open picture.
The base is 7 X 7 1/4 and scored on the 7 1/4 side at 2 and 5 1/4 (this actually equals 2 from each side if that is easier). Fold and burnish the score lines. Choose which section is your money holder and using the 1 1/4 circle punch do a half punch in the center of that edge. On the opposite end, use the Detailed Trio Punch to round the corners.
The white strip is 1 X 7 and is also rounded corners on one edge. Stamp your sentiment so that it reads properly when the flap is opened. Then adhere to the flap leaving about a 1/4 – 1/2″ hanging over.
Place Tear & Tape on the edges of the section you did the half circle punch. Before you adhere it, place a piece of card stock in the pocket so that it is not too tight when you place your cash/check.
For the decoration I chose to do a bright daisy. I used a scrap of Mango Melody card stock and punched 2 times with the Daisy Punch. I stamped the Thank You on scrap white card stock and used the 1 1/4 circle punch to punch it out.
The belly band is 1 X 8 1/4 and is loosely wrapped around the envelope, so it will easily slide off. Adhere it in front by overlapping the strip. Then place the layered flower on top with Stampin’ Dimensionals. This will cover the overlap of the wrap.
Thank you for visiting today and I hope you will return on July 9th. I very much appreciate you checking out my projects.
It is still a great time to become a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator. I would love to have you join my team. A great perk for demonstrators this time of year is getting to see the new catalog first. Then we get to order and play with the new products a month early. For me, that is one of the best parts of being a SU Demonstrator. Of course, the discount helps! If you are interested, please contact me and let’s talk.