Flocked Purse MoneyHolder Gift Bag

 If you are looking for a unique way to give your monetary gifts, try making this purse shaped money holder. The colors of the purse are traditional and have a vintage look, but you could use other colors for a different effect.

Supplies

1) Red or green cardstock (8-1/2”x11”)

2) Red or green flock (Stampendous)

3) Glue stamp pad (Tsukineko)

4) Glassine envelope (1-3/4”x 2-3/4”)

5) Merikan double stick tape

6) Green Staz-On ink pad

7) Decorative button with shank cut off

8) Holly sprig with wire stem (Darice)

9) Glue dot

 

 

Tools

1) Hero Arts poinsettia and birds background rubber stamp

2) G Studio jolly holly stamp

3) Sizzix purse die cutter

4) Big Shot machine

 

 

Directions

1) With the Big Shot and Sizzix die cut out the purse shape from red or green cardstock.

2) Use the glue inkpad to stamp the poinsettia design on the purse.

3) Sprinkle flock on the wet glue ink and press down on flock.

4) Shake off excess flock.

5) Use the tape to adhere the flap of the envelope to the inside of the card.

6) With the green ink, stamp the words onto the envelope.

7) Attach the button to the purse with a glue dot.

8) Wrap the holly sprig around the handles to close the purse.

 

Tips

1) Place scrap paper over the handles and purse flap to protect them while stamping.

2) If the flock is missing from part of the design, use a glue pen to fill in the missing parts and reapply the flock.

 

 

 

2008 Ben Franklin Crafts, Inc.

 

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