Sunday, May 25, 2014

G45 Couture purse box with cards - Purse Box tutorial


                                                                     Hi everyone :-)

Made this purse out of chipboard to store some cards I made. Love this Couture  paper collection from Graphic 45 and had so much fun creating this purse and  6 x 4 cards with envelopes.



Flower on the front is made from the cardstock cutouts and the flower stamen is from a Nellie Snellen punch with a pearl in the center.

Metal closure for the box inside.


Cards stores on one side and envelopes on the other side of the box.


Inside without the cards.

Purse, 7 cards and 7 envelopes.

2 blue cards

With matching envelopes. 
Spellbinders die for the label.

Inside the cards I used stamp set number 3.

2 Green cards with Cottage cuts window and gate die.
Flower from the cardstock cut outs together with an EK success flower punch. Stamped ower with stamp set 3 border.

Inside the green cards with the same stamp set.

2 Red cards. Saved the frames when I fussy cut and used them here on the cards.

Inside the 3 red cards


One more red card. Had to use this beautiful lady on one of the cards :-)


With matching envelope.


Measurements for the purse box
Cut out 2 of this in chipboard

I used one smaller side for the envelopes and a larger for the cards.
For the smaller side I cut out the sides at 1 x 6 1/4 and 1 x 4 1/8 but you can make both the sides the same if you like:-)

Glued together with 1 inch black cardstock hinges. Scored at 1/2 and glued on inside and outside to make it study. Used a strip of Tyvek envelope to bind them together. Xyron sticker maker is great to use for glue the  Tyvek envelope hinge on.Went over with a black marker to hide the white.
Then glue it on the purse all the way down.

Supply list
Couture collection, cardstock cutouts,stamp set 3 all from G45,
Black cardstock,medium weight chipboard, Claudine Hellmuth multi matte,Black Zig pen, Spellbinders and quick cuts dies,ribbon,metal closure, Tyvek envelopes,Xyron sticker maker,feather and a smile while creating :-)

Have a tutorial on how to make an envelope and here is the link,
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qc_kstx4ulU

Here is the link to Graphic 45 blog,
http://g45papers.typepad.com/
And here is the link to G45 Pinterest page for inspiration,
http://www.pinterest.com/graphic45/
Here is the link to G45 Ning site,
http://graphic45.ning.com/photo
Here is the link to Butter Be Scraps for the closure,
http://www.zibbet.com/ButterBeeScraps/artwork?artworkId=1187548

Papers and accessories can be found at Kreativ Scrapping

Regarding questions there is a video where frequently asked questions are answered and here is the link,
For other questions they will be answered here on my blog where I will post new questions that has not been answered before.
Here is the link,

Have fun creating :-)
Hugs, Anne

8 comments:

  1. Hi Anne, this is FABULOUS!
    I look forward so much to your blog, you are the most creative, inspiring artist/crafter. I wish I had just a small percent of your amazing abilities.
    You are the best teacher I know and I thank you sooooo much for sharing your methods.
    Have a lovely week Hugs Annie

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  2. Beautiful project, thanks for sharing

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  3. This is stunning...and what a great gift too...love...love...this idea...I hope to make one for myself...thank you so ...so...much for sharing your knowledge and creations with us....you are the sweetest person...thank you so much again...

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  4. Such an awesome bag with the cards here. Just amazing and beautiful as usual Anne. Great work again again.

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  5. your blog is very iteresting
    thank you for your tutorials

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  6. Wonderful Anne! Love all the fine details you add to each and every project. I am sorry I haven't been around for awhile - just catching up now on your fabulous creations... off to watch more!

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  7. This is lovely Anne I love it! I would make the album for sure! Its so pretty!

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  8. This is such a lovely project and you always pay such attention to detail.
    Beautiful!
    Thanks for sharing
    XxRuth

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