Tutorial Thursday Pottery Garden Note Card Tote and Cards


Rubber Stamp Tapestry Pottery Garden Peg Stamp Set

Rubber Stamp Tapestry Sentiment Stamps Thank You,  Have a Wonderful Birthday, Special Wishes for a Beautiful Day

Other Supplies

Ranger Archival Rose Madder Ink

Ranger Archival Majestic Violet Ink

Ranger Archival Leaf Green Ink

Stampin Up Always Artichoke

Stampin Up Tranquil Tide

Stampin Up Rich Razzleberry card stock

White Card stock

Scallop Punch

Corner Rounder Punch

Sponge Dauber


  1. Cut a piece of Stampin Up Rich Razzleberry card stock 3 1/4 inches by 7 1/2 inches. Score at 3 1/4 inches from each end.
  2. Corner round punch the four corners of the Stampin Up Rich Razzleberry card stock.
  3. Cut a piece of Stampin Up Rich Razzleberry card stock 1 1/4 inches by 8 inches. Punch a scallop edge on both sides of this handle piece. Cut a piece of white card stock 3/4 inch by 8 inches. Stamp Pottery Garden stamps per illustration for handle. Glue the completed white stamp piece to the scallop handle and set aside.
  4. Cut a piece of white card stock 3 inches by 3 inches. Stamp the pottery pots and flowers per picture. Sponge dauber the back ground in blue and tan. Corner round punch top to corners. Attach this piece to the Stampin Up Rich Razzleberry tote base.
  5. Cut a piece of Stampin Up Rich Razzleberry card stock 2 1/4 inches by 8 1/2 inches. Score at 1 5/8 inches, 2 5/8 inches, 5 7/8 inches and 6 7/8 inches. This piece is for the sides of the note card holder. Attach the tote base the sides together to form a tote.
  6. Attach completed handle to the note card tote.
  7. Cut four pieces of 3 inches by 6 inches card stock for note card bases. Cut four 2 3/4 inches by 2 3/4 inches white card stock. Draw circle or oval on to the white card stock. Stamp the Pottery Garden images as illustrated in pictures. Place sentiment in the middle of oval or circle. Attached completed squares to the front of each card. Stamp the small fern image from the Pottery Garden stamp set on to the back of the envelops twice. Place completed cards and envelopes into the note care tote. This makes a wonderful gift for special occasions.

I have entered this note card tote and cards into the Addicted to Stamps and More Anything Goes challenge and SUO Sentiment Challenge.

Super Special Saturday Gift Idea # 12 Heartfelt Creations Tropical Paradise Gift Bag and Card Set

This Heartfelt Creations Tropical Paradise card set with bag uses punches and dies. It  is a super special project that can easily be completed in one evening for a quick  holiday or hostess gift. Here are the directions to make this super gift.


  1. Cut a piece of white card stock 8 inches by 4 inches. Score on the 8 inches side at 1 inch and 7 inches. On the 4 inches side score at 1 inch and 3 inches. On the 8 inches side snip the score lines inward just to the opposing score lines creating four small short tabs.
  2. Crease all the score lines in mountain folds and glue with strong adhesive on the outer edges of the four short tabs. Fold the long sides upward and then fold the short ends upward. Tuck the small short tabs to the inside and attach to the long sides. It will create a shallow box which becomes the bottom for the bag. Place strong adhesive of choice around the outer sides of the box along the lower edge on all four sides.
  3. Cut  an 8 inches by 6 inches and 9 inches by 6 inches Heartfelt Creations designer paper. It is important that they are the same pattern because these papers form the bag. Beginning at one end of the box with the 8 inches by 6 inches paper, place the long edge over the tape in alignment with the box’s lower edge. Continue wrapping the paper around the long side of the box, making sure the lower edges stay aligned and finish at the opposite short side.
  4. Place strong adhesive on the inside short ends of the remaining paper. Overlapping the end of the first paper, press one long edge of the paper onto the adhesive on the box and continue around the box aligning the lower ends. Press this paper over the ends of the first paper which will create the bag.


  1. Cut two 1 1/2 inches by 11 inches paper and score each one in half lengthwise. Fold the strips and secure with strong adhesive along the long edges. Use a bone folder to gently curl the strips.
  2. Use a strong adhesive to 1 inch of both ends of a strip to the bag front, placing them about 3 inches apart, centered on the front and back of the bag.
  3. Cut two 1 inch by 8 inches designer paper to secure around the upper edge of the bag and cover the handle ends for a more finsihed look.
  4. Cut a tag out of the designer paper, punch a hole in the top of the tag and tie on the front handle with ribbon.


  1. Cut two pieces of Stampin Up Night of Navy card stock 4 1/4 inches by 11 inches. Score this card stock on the 11 inches side at 2 inches, 3 1/2 inches, 7 1/2 inches and 9 inches. Make valley folds on the outer score lines and mountain folds on the inner score lines to create a stand up card.
  2. Cut two pieces of Stampin Up Melon Mambo card stock 3 3/4 inches by 4 inches and four pieces 1 3/4 inches by 4 inches. Adhere these panels to the three card flaps.
  3.  Cut two pieces of white card stock 3 1/2 inches by 3 3/4 inches and center on the middle panel of each card base.
  4. Cut four pieces of Heartfelt Creations designer paper at 1 1/2 inches by 3 3/4 inches and adhere to the side panels of each card.
  5. Stamp, die cut and color the tropical paradise birds. Center the birds on the white card stock center panels.


  1. Cut and fold two white card stock 5 inches by 11 inches and fold each card at 7 inches. Cut out two white card stock panels at 2 1/4 inches by 1 3/4 inches for the lower flaps of the front of the cards.
  2. Cut designer paper for one card and blue card stock for the other card at 2 inches by 4 inches and 2 1/4 inches by 4 1/4 inches. Adhere the designer papers to the white card stock.
  3. For the panel on the blue card cut card stock at 2 1/4 inches by 4 1/4 inches and the designer paper at 2 inches by 4 inches. For the second card punch out a two inch circle of paper with the flamingos.
  4. Adhere the panel and circle to the card to align the lower panel and upper panel with an opening in the middle of the cards.

I am entering this to Crafty Friends Challenge using ides and punches.

I would love to know what you think of this holiday or hostess gift. Would you like to see more projects and directions for holiday and hostess gifts?

Super Special Saturday Foxy Friends and Fox Builder Punch

Who wouldn’t love to get a handmade card stamped with a fox, a kitten, a deer, or other tiny critters? Mix and match the images in this stamp set to create your own wilderness menagerie, then cut them out in a flash with the Fox Builder Punch. Watch and see how easy it is!

Super Special Saturday Bunch of Blossoms Stamp Set and Punch

Let your creativity blossom! It’s easy when you have the Bunch of Blooms Stamp Set, ink, and paper. Make it even easier with the Blossom Builder Punch. See how to create gorgeous stamped images and accents.

Team Tuesday Envelope Punch Board

LOVE the Envelope Punch Board!!!

Fabulous Friday Gift Bag Punch Board by Stampin’ Up!

Instead of buying bags for small treats and gifts, make your own. The Gift Bag Punch Board makes it super simple to create gift bags in varying sizes. All you have to do is punch, score, and adhere. Watch and see how you can make custom gift bags in minutes.

Stampin Up Gift Box Punch Board

Learn how to make custom gift boxes in the sizes and colors you want. All you need is cardstock and a Gift Box Punch Board and you can make boxes up to 4″ tall in minutes. This is on sale just in time for the holidays. This is 30% off during a FLASH SALE Monday November 23, 2015 only at: http://www.stampinup.net/esuite/home/pamkorte/



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