Monday, August 16, 2010

Set of Notelets

by Joanne Wardle


Set of Notelets

I love messing around with distress inks to make backgrounds. Here I made a set of notelets, and envelopes to fit them in. I love how this webbing ribbon creates an interesting mat for the main image, and the ribbon stamps just look so realistic.

Materials

  • Paper and Cardstock
    • White card : 1 7x5 card blank cut to make 4 3.5x2.5 notelets
    • Squares of white card 1.5”x1.5”
  • Stamps
    • Rubberstamp Avenue, Twigs & Sprigs     ( RS-CS-M026   $9.99)
    • Stampendous, Ribbon Bow Borders     ( STM-SSC-058   $14.99)
  • Inks and Embossing Powders
  • Embellishments
    • 2” webbed weave, black MA-WQ-10   $0.89/yard)
  • Tools
  • Adhesives
    • Silicone glue, or other dimensional glue

Instructions

  • To create background, smear distress ink onto craft sheet



  • Spritz with water



  • Spread with finger



  • Dab squares of paper onto ink,



  • Check for desired effect, repeat if necessary,and leave to dry



  • Cut notelets from 7x5 card blank as shown



  • Cut 2” pieces from webbing ribbon



  • Overstamp backgrounds with twigs and sprigs stamps. Stamp ribbon border onto notelet and mount image on webbing ribbon.



  • Create an envelope as shown, by folding paper around notelet and trimming to shape



  • Repeat for other 3 notelets



9 comments:

  1. How gorgeous are these?
    I love them:Dxxx

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  2. These are just beautiful - I have never seen that sort of webbing ribbon before - so will keep an eye open for it.

    Love how you have made envelopes to fit too

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  3. very striking. must get some of that webbing ribbon.

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  4. the link for the webbing ribbon isn't the right page (probably my fault) the correct link is
    http://www.franticstamper.com/ribbons2.htm
    about 2/3 of the way down the page.

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  5. These are smashing. I'm with the others that webbing ribbon is a must have. Annette

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  6. Great tutorial and beautiful cards!

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  7. These are really nice...and the webbing behind...tooo neat looking...I think I "need" to go on a search for some....gotta send my posse out looking..........
    Thanks for the tutorial too.
    Cynthia Schelzig

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  8. Neat...love the background (gotta try that) and the webbing ribbon is so cool:)

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  9. These are fab little notelets and I really like that webbing ribbon... like everyone else!!

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