Monday, May 19, 2008

Candy Bar Pocket Card Tutorial

Hi Everyone! Yesterday at Old Town Temecula (a historic section of my town), there was some sort of event. . .it was called the "Southern California Torch Run". It's like the Olympic torch run but this torch run is to raise money for the special Olympics. How nice.

I took a picture of the fire truck as it was passing by and the fireman waved at me while I was taking the picture.

I created a tutorial for this candy-bar pocket card for my "club" blog site a few months ago and decided to post it for all of you to try out. Many times, I create a tutorial and I'll create it after I've completed the project but the funny thing is sometimes I'll never make another one like it ever again. I know. . .isn't that terrible?

I'm going to tell you a little secret. . .sometimes, I'll create the tutorial and I'm not even sure it's understandable or easy to follow. LOL! So today I followed my own instructions and it actually worked out.

This card is created using an envelope to insert a candy bar. It's a great project (well, I think so) for a party favor or to give to your kids' teachers. I think I'm going to make a few of these for my daughter's teachers before the school ends. Sort of like a teacher's appreciation gift.

When opened on the inside, the candy fits into the pocket to the right of the card.

This is the candy bar outside of the pocket. I know it's a bit dressed up but it's just fun and cute. It's a great way to use up your designer papers.

Card Details:

Stamps: Stampin Up In the Stars
Ink: CTMH Watermelon and Topiary, DCWV Summer Stack
Paper: CTMH Watermelon and Topiary
Accessories: SU Large Star punch, Basic Basic Ribbon, SU Key Tag Punch, 1" circle punch

Anyway. . .try out the tutorial and tell me what you think! Hope you like it!

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Rita said...

This is really cute Maria & I luv the DP & colors! Your instructions are always very easy to follow. I love your tutorials!

I posted shower pictures today on my blog.

CreativeMish said...

Thanks for the tutorial! Great card! I posted an award for you on my blog today..

Sonya said...

Thank you so much for shareing the tut on this..I love it!

Nikki Bond said...

Great tutorial Maria! Love yours that made too!!! So pretty with the hot pinks and lime green! {SMILES}

Anonymous said...

Cute! I love the colors and the candy is a great idea!

Diane said...

Oh Maria,that's wonderful!!! Love it,TFS!!!!

Ret said...

hi Maria,
this is a cute & special way to give a candy pick me up surprise. love it!

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