Graduation Money Holders

I purchased the Gina K owl set a few weeks ago– Aren’t they so stinking Cute?  I can’t wait for the new SU owl set!

I do not own any graduation sets so I improvised.  I found in my stash of single stamps- this tiny graduation cap and it happened to fit perfect on the owls!  Looks like I’ll have to add a set to my collection soon. Keep in mind that any stamp set or Large sentiment can be used for the front panel where the owls are.  Just choose a larger image

Last year, during the holidays I made a bunch of money holders for my Christmas card buffet.  Well,  I scored 17 of them the wrong way!  oops!  I saved them…who can throw out 17 pieces of SU card stock??? NOT ME!!!  I re-purposed them into these money holders. All 17 are old olive so I had to work with all designer papers that matched old olive.

To make these:  7 x 9 piece of card stock

score at 2 an 6.5 inches on the long side

I added the strip of paper (1 inch x 7) on all 3 versions to make the flap longer (it barely closes when plain)  I used a color that coordinates with the designer paper.

the bottom pocket is closed with small eyelets

the front panel is approx. 4×3.  


Stamps: GinaK Owl set, short and sweet, CTMH congratulations sentiment, misc graduation cap

ink:  black, soft sky, chocolate chip, old olive

Paper:  old olive, soft sky, chocolate chip, bashful blue, pumpkin pie card stock.  Summer picnic, fall flowers designer paper

Accessories:  small eyelets, nestabilities, ribbon, prismacolor pencils and OMS, watercolor crayons and a water brush, corner rounder, sakura glitter pen

Projects From Stamp Night

This past Wednesday a few friends of mine gathered for our monthly stamp night. Thanks ladies it was super fun as usual! This was one of the cards I made. I borrowed the chicken….which is a GinaK designs stamp. This cute chicken looks great and lined up with some friends too! (See Below) The paper is from K& Company. I went to Michael’s on my lunch hour during the week and picked up the Wild Saffron stack. It matches the SU colors PERFECTLY!!! Saffron of course, but also ruby red, chocolate chip, close to cocoa to name a few of the other colors! The “just because” really wasn’t covered by the ribbon, only when I took the picture! UGH!


Stamps: Chicken (GinaK), Just because (Papertreyink), You make me smile (verve visual)

Ink: basic black, chocolate chip

Paper: ruby red, chocolate chip, whisper white and so saffron, K&Co wild saffron dp

Accessories: corner rounder, marvy scallop punches, chocolate chip marker, Prismacolor pencils,OMS (odorless mineral spirits), chocolate taffeta ribbon

And here are the chicken and some friends!

Here is the tutorial for this amazing Trifold Pocket Card. You have to try one. Easy & very striking in person!

Stamps: Chicken (GinaK), Thanks so much (Papertreyink)
Ink: basic black, chocolate chip
Paper: Close to cocoa, whisper white and so saffron, K&Co wild saffron dp
Accessories: ticket corner punch, scallop punch, SU water color crayons, jumbo eyelets and the cropadile.