Project 1313-4

Hot Off The Press
Presented By Paulette Jarvey
Sponsor: Hot Off The Press

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6”x6” Portfolio

• Sara’s Surfaces™ 6”x6” Portfolio from Hot Off The Press
• 8”x8” Birthday Papers from Hot Off The Press
• Cardmaker’s Citrus Ribbons from Hot Off The Press
• Citrus Flowers from Hot Off The Press
• Citrus Brads Pack from Hot Off The Press
• Citrus Monograms from Hot Off The Press
• Sunset Great Big Brads from Hot Off The Press
• dark pink acrylic paint, red acrylic paint
• 1” flat brush
• Black StazOn® inkpad
• Black pen
• foam tape
• Mini Zots™
• X-acto knife

1) Paint the top flap, back and bottom 1” of the front of the portfolio dark pink and let dry. Paint both sides of the short inside flaps and 1” over the folded areas of the top and bottom flaps dark pink on the inside. Let dry. Paint monogram numbers red and let dry (may need two coats of red.)

2) Cover the large front flap on the outside with dot paper, above the painted folds. Trim excess evenly with the flap. Attach a red Great Big Brad to the front, so about 3/8” of the top flap will tuck in beghind the brad. Glue monograms to the front. Add a yellow brad to a small orange flower and attach between the monograms with a Zot™. Write words on dark pink paper with the black pen. Trim and ink the edges or mat on yellow and attach as shown. Tie yellow ribbon around the top flap.

3) Cover the large inside flap above the dark pink paint with dot paper and trim the edges. Cover the inside of the top flap in the same manner. Cut a 6 3/8” square of birthday words and swirls paper and glue centered to the inside. Cut out birthday coupons, decorative square and tag.

4) Mat coupons on yellow, then dark pink paper in one strip, then ink the edges. Fold accordion style and attach a ribbon loop to one end. Glue the other end to the inside, with coupons folded. Mat the tag and square on dark pink paper, inking the edges. Add a brad to the end of the tag and glue to the inside. Add a ribbon tab to the square and attach with foam tape.


Little Purse
Designer: Laura Nicholas

• Sara’s Surfaces™ Boxes Little Purses from Hot Off The Press
• Use ‘Em for Anything Citrus Papers from Hot Off The Press
• Citrus Creative Kit from Hot Off The Press
• Citrus Ribbons from Paper Wishes
• Delicate Patterns Acrylic Stamps from Hot Off The Press
• Acrylic block from Hot Off The Press
• Cactus Green StazOn® inkpad
• Stipple brush
• 1/16” wide hole punch
• Mini Zots™
• X-acto knife

1) Keep the box unfolded while stamping and covering with paper. Stamp the handle and top flap with the dots border stamp. Stamp a border of dots along the bottom front of the purse.

2) Glue a piece of orange striped paper to the front of the box, leaving ¼” of the stamped border showing at the bottom of the purse. Glue orange rick rack along the seam.

3) Fold up the box and stipple green ink in the side areas of the purse. (Option: You can stipple green on the back of the purse as well.)

4) Layer a flower brad, green mini Brad Buddy™ and orange flower and use a Zot™ to attach to the purse flap.

5) Write “my friend” on a piece of green paper; trim to a tag shape and ink the edges. Tie a green ribbon bow and Zot™ to the top of the tag. Use Zots™ to attach the tag to the purse.





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