Clutch Purse w/ Set of Note Cards

** 7/24/17 Top 3 at That’s Crafty Challenge Blog! **

Hi everyone! Happy Friday to you! Today is my post day on the Dare 2B Artzy blog and I’m excited to share my DT inspiration project using the amazing Paisley Bliss stamp set, Paisley paper and Totally Black ink. I created an awesome little clutch purse with a set of four note cards. This is the second set I’ve created and the possibilities are literally endless! If you’re interested, you can see the first set HERE. ;)


I stamped the “Creativity takes courage” quote (which I absolutely love) on the front flap that I decorated with the strip from the top of the paper and some thin strips of navy blue cardstock, and a vintage button.


I stamped the large paisley from the Paisley Bliss stamp set on a scrap piece of white cardstock, scanned it and cut it with my Scan N Cut, and colored it with three Zig Clean Color Real Brush markers. The Zig colors were pretty bright so I layered a piece of thick vellum (also cut with the Scan N Cut using the same scanned paisley shape) to mute the colors. I used this as an accent on the bottom of the flap.


This is a shot of the back flap which I decorated with thin strips of navy blue cardstock.


This is the clutch purse opened up to reveal the set of cards. Really loving how this set turned out! ;)


The set of four cards are all stamped with that awesome quote and several paisley stamps, and colored with the same three Zig markers.  I even stamped and colored a small paisley on the envelopes! I added a layer of the vellum (to mute the colors), several sequins and a hand-cut flag with a tiny button to each card.


Happy to enter this fun project into the following challenges:
Card Mania: #94 – Summer Fun
Craft Rocket Challenges: #39 – Anything Goes
Crafty Creations Challenges: #345 – Anything Goes
Daisy Chain Challenges: #10 – Floral
Dragonfly Dreams: Anything Goes
Emerald City Crafts Challenge Blog: #1 – Anything Goes
That’s Crafty Challenge Blog: Anything Goes
Word Art Wednesday: Weeks #290/291 – Anything Goes

I hope you’ve enjoyed today’s project! Be sure to check out all the fun stamps, dies, papers and ink at Dare 2B Artzy! I know you’re going to fall in love! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you next time! ;)

Scrappy hugs,

Dare 2B Artzy products used:

Other products used:
Cardstock/Paper: GKD White and In The Navy cardstock scraps, SU Whisper White Notecards & Envelopes, SweetStamps 36# vellum
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black marker; Zig Clean Color Real Brush markers- Turquoise Green, Yellow Green, Pale Green
Dies/Punches: EK Success 3/4″ square punch
Accessories: Doodlebug Design sequins, tiny white buttons

Clutch Purse w/ Set of Note Cards

Hi everyone! I’m back with another post on this fine April Fool’s Day. The April House of Cards challenge is live this morning and I’m thrilled to share my DT inspiration project for Feathers and/or Colors! How’s this for an inspiration photo… gorgeous, or what?! :)


I created a little clutch purse with a set of four note cards. I can’t tell you how much fun this was! My inspiration came from a YouTube video HERE. Pre-made 5″ x 3-1/2″ card bases and envelopes, slightly smaller than the standard A2 size, were used in the video. I always put my own spin on projects that inspire me. I cut my own card bases and made the envelopes with my Envelope Punch Board. I put glitter cardstock ‘trim’ on the flap which matches the strip on the cards.


The double-sided paper, cardstock and ink are all from Stampin’ Up! I created a stamped and punched flower for the front, and tucked a piece of cheesecloth (dyed with diluted Color Wash to match the paper and cardstock) behind the flower. I put the magnets for the closure between the flap layers so they aren’t seen.


The clutch opens up to reveal a set of four feathered note cards with envelopes. Love, love, love!


This is a close-up of one of the note cards which are blank on the inside. I embellished the fronts with four tiny clear rhinestones and a strip of glitter cardstock that matches the paper and cardstock.


Would love to enter this set into the following challenges:
4 Crafty Chicks: #344 – Crazy Egg/Anything Goes
A Bit More Time To Craft: #41 – Anything Goes
A Perfect Time To Craft Open Challenge Blog: #4 – Anything Goes
Brown Sugar Challenge Blog: #244 – Anything Goes
Color Crazy Challenge: Week #13 – Anything Goes
Crafts Galore Encore Challenge Blog: April Anything Goes
Crafty Catz: #364 – Anything Goes with optional twist of “Add Metal” (no twist)
Crafty Creations Challenges: #338 – Anything Goes
Crafty Friends Challenge Blog: #54 – B is for… (blue, blossom)
Crafty Gals Corner: #116 – Anything Goes
Craftyhazelnut’s Patterned Paper Challenge: April Anything Goes
Inspiration Destination: #125 – Anything Goes
QKR Stampede: #237 – Up Up & Away or Anything Goes
That’s Crafty Challenge Blog: Foliage & lowers
Vilda Stamps Challenge Blog: April Anything Goes
Word Art Wednesday: Weeks #276/277 – Anything Goes
Your Scrapbook Place: April Anything Goes

Cardstock/Paper: SU Whisper White and Marina Mist cardstock, SU Garden Green and Crushed Curry cardstock scraps, SU Subtles DSP stack, DCWV Glitzy Pastels stack
Stamps: GKD Stamper’s Favorites stamp set
Ink: SN Crystal Clear Sparkle marker
Dies/Punches: SU Blossom Builder punch, SU 3/4″ Circle punch
Accessories: SU Rhinestones, cheesecloth, Denim Adirondack Color Wash (diluted), WRMK Envelope Punch Board

I hope you’ve enjoyed this project and have found some inspiration to play in our challenge this month! We’d love to see your feathers and/or colors! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you soon! ;)

Scrappy hugs,

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