Wednesday, 25 October 2017

Craft fair idea matchbook chocolates


On my recent trip to Frankfurt I had a LONG wait in the airport and so as you do, I wandered around the shops. I knew I dare not go home without a small gift for Alexia, not that she's spoilt she just likes to have things from other countries. So killing two birds with one stone I saw the packs of Ritta Sport. Cute square shaped chocolate in bite size portions ...perfect for a video ...sorry I meant perfect for Alexia !!

So my project today is a matchbook style holder, nothing new there are a gazillion images on Pinterest. I love the idea as its simple and easy so I figured the measurements to fit my chocolate and went from there.

I chose the Petal garden designer series paper as I love the soft feminine look and the colour palette of the pack is just beautiful. Avoiding just pink ... hard for me to do ... I chose the pale blue as my background.

Further decorated with just a small sentiment, tiny flower, ribbon and a few pearls the white card stock is transformed into a great gift. perfect for craft fairs, teacher gifts... you know the mantra I am sure. You can make these just because. Just try NOT to eat all the chocolates and then have to go out and buy more !!..

Such and easy project to make , all the items used are listed below and I have also done a step by step tutorial for you to follow along to. So grab a brew,  get comfy and enjoy the video. Don't forget to click like and subscribe

  ... happy stamping xxx Amanda



Measurements

Matchbook :- 7 x 2 3/4" score on long side at 1 1/4" - 4 1/4" - 4 3/4".
Inside pocket:- 5 3/4 x 2 3/8" score on long side at 2 1/4" - 2 1/2" - 2 3/4" - 5" - 5 1/4" - 5 1/2"
Dip layers :- larger front flap,  2 pieces cut at 2 1/8 x 2 5/8" ( inside and out), small front flap cut one at 2 5/8 x 1 1/8", back panel cut 1 at 2 5/8 x 2 7/8", top strip cut two at 2 5/8 x 3/8" ( inside and out),
pouch front cut one piece at 2 1/8 x 2 1/4"

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8 comments:

  1. Oooh thats a bit lovely . !! Looking forwards to the video Amasnda . Thank you . x

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  2. Thank you so much for sharing. Can't wait to make some for an upcoming class I am doing. Just wondering - in your measurements for the "DIP" you listed a piece cut to 2 5/5 x 1 1/8. Did you mean 2 5/8 x 1/18?

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    1. Sorry even I did not write it correctly. 2 5/5 x 1 1/8

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    2. Yes beverly I do apologise must have slipped !!! have adjusted it , thanks for pointing it out ..OOOps !! xx Amanda

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  3. Hi Amanda. Coming to you from Riverton, Utah! Just want to say Cute cute cute!!! So many things these can be done for!!! I really need to be checking out Pintrest more often but I can't get all of the ideas I collect here on YouTube done as it is!!! Thanks for sharing.

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