Friday 23 August 2019

Masculine Gift Bag and Card using A Good Man - Video Tutorial

Hi There!

In today's Video you get two projects for one! The main focus is this fabulous Gift Bag ... but I also show you how to create the coordinating card.

The paper is from the Come Sail Away 12" Designer Series paper pack. I wanted to create something with this beautiful Mossy Meadow stripe ... and so my project was born! :o)

The Gift Bag is a great size. It's 8" tall, 3¾” wide and 2" deep - a really great size for your gifts!

I was very careful when scoring my paper for the Gift Bag and was able to save a strip of it for my card - I show you how to do this in the Video. 

The images were stamped using Memento Tuxedo Black ink and coloured with the Stampin' Blends Alcohol markers. Of course the fabulous image is from the A Good Man stamp set.

I also show you how I made the sentiment strip smaller than the actual die I used - super easy! 

Here is the Video ...


Gift Bag:

Come Sail Away DSP                                              30.5cm x 30.5cm   (12” x 12”)

Check your pattern orientation and score the Base and Lid lines first:

Score at 2” and 10”

Turn the paper so that the pattern is running vertically with the BASE score line at the TOP of the score board and the LID score line at the BOTTOM of the score board (i.e. the pattern should be upside down on the board).

Score at ½”,  4¼”, 6¼and 10”

NOTE: The 6¼and 10” lines should go through the 1st horizontal score line but stop at the 2nd.


Note:If you use A4 as your standard sheet of card – follow the metric measurements (cms).
If you use 8½” x 11” as your standard sheet of card – follow all the imperial measurements (inches).

Mossy Meadow card base                                ½ an A4 standard sheet of card
                                                                                                              (US 8½” x 11”)
Whisper White (inside)                                     14.4cm x 10cm        (US 5¼x 4”)
Sahara Sand                                                       14.4cm x 10cm        (US 5¼x 4”)
Come Sail Away DSP                                        14.4cm x 5.1cm       (US 5¼x 2”)
Braided Linen Trim approx.                              18cm                         (7”)

All the other elements for both the Gift Bag and the Card are die cut or punched. You will need Whisper White, Mossy Meadow and Sahara Sand card for this.

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