Saturday, December 14, 2013

Money holder tutorial by Joey

Hi everyone and Happy Sunday.
We have got a GREAT tutorial for your today!!

Joey has been making these fantastic money holders and she has kindly made this tutorial on how you can make them too!
Sample shows our Poinsettia set

Poinsettia SetPoinsettia Set (colored)

Over to you Joey...

I have been asked for a few tutorials on some of the things I have been making, so this is the first, A Shadow Box tute will come later in the week :)

This is a PICTURE HEAVY Post
and a littleish tute on how I make my Money/Voucher Gift Wallets

First you will need
1 Piece of Cardboard/Chipboard/Hardboard measuring 2 1/2 inches by 5 1/4 inches
1 Strip of Coloured card measuring 2 1/2 inches by 9 1/2 inches

 You then need to take the long strip and score it at 4 inches and 4 1/4 inches

 Then fold these score lines - set aside

 Then add your adhesive to one side of the Cardboard, and add your ribbon, this is the hangy part, make sure to add adhesive to the top of the ribbon too

 The strip you put aside, stick to the cardboard

 This is how it should now look

 Next you need 3 strips, I measured these for this tute, but usually I just gage by eye and cut mine
1 strip at 2 1/4 inches by 5 inches
2 strips at 3 1/2 inches by 2 1/4 inches
Add your choice of patterned paper to these

 Take the largest strip turn it over and add adhesive, then take your ribbon and stick part of it to the back, wrap it around the front, make sure not to use any adhesive on the front, and bring it back round so it sticks on the back of the strip again (see next pic under this one)

 It should look like this

 Remember to add adhesive over the top of the ribbon, then stick it to the inside of your wallet

 Next take one of the smaller strips and add a little matted box, this is where someone may write

 Add it to the inside of your wallet, the reason you put it with the sentiment facing you, is when it opens it is still facing you, not upside down

 I then take a glue pen and go around the edges of all the card so I can sprinkle some glitter for sparkles

 Thats your inside done :)
Take the last strip and add it to the outside 

 You now need a die cut shape, I use circles as I find them easier, but I guess it doesnt matter which you choose

 I add adhesive to half the circle and a little circle velcro at the top

 You stick this to the outside strip, so the half with the adhesive sits on the strip and the velcro dot sits on the inside of your wallet like below

 Now its the fun bit, time to decorate up

 I used the beautiful Poinsettia from Digital Delights, I coloured it up with copics and added pearls to the centre, I layered it up using 3d foam pads, the pearls and ribbon from my stash, sentiments done on comp.

 Finished :)

I hope this was useful and understandable for you, I know I ramble on lol

Thanks for Popping by, and be sure to pop back with a link to your makes if you use this tute

Absolutely aweseome Joey and thanks for sharing it with us~

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1 comments on "Money holder tutorial by Joey"

Sandra H on December 15, 2013 at 12:17 PM said...

So beautiful and thank you for the tutorial x