Monday, 16 December 2013

Sarn to the rescue!

Yesterday afternoon I was suddenly reminded that I need to get some Christmas cheques in the post - help! But, this morning I remembered my buddy Sarn showing some teabag holders a little while ago on her blog - here. So I adapted the measurements a tad, found some Christmas patterned paper which wouldn't need decorating and whipped these up in about half an hour:
And when open, I made mine tent style, so I just wrote the message on the upper flap:
I used:

- papers from the Paper Studio 'Cozy Little Christmas' paper pad that I lugged all the way from New Mexico last year. It's 11" x 8.5" and good sturdy stuff too

- the only thing I changed from Sarn's instructions was not to have a double fold at the spine, which means cutting the longest edge at 10.5" and only scoring at 3.5" and 7" ............ 'cos a folded cheque is much flatter than a tea bag :)

Thank you Sarn - I owe you for that!

Di
x

11 comments:

  1. You're VERY welcome. Pleased to be of service!

    Hugs, Sarn xxx

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  2. Haha, we're ALL copying Sarn, she's obviously the true original, we're just followers, lol! Love your paper choices too.

    Hugs
    Brenda

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  3. FABULOSO!!! You made some really pretty ones, Di!! Hugs, Darnell

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  4. Wow great creations, can't wait to receive mine!!!!!!!!!

    Kath xxxx

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  5. Well done for some quick thinking. Sarn does have some great ideas. lovely papers you have used too. Kate x

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  6. These look so pretty and festive too! Great way to tuck a little somethin somethin in the mail!

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  7. They are brilliant what a great idea well done Di and Sandra x

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  8. Absolutely fabulous! I so love these cards to hold a check. Will have to give this a try.

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  9. This is a great idea to hold a cheque. Thank you Sarn and you Di for the inspiration!

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  10. Dun send my bills off like that. I pays em on the red ones!!!
    Hugs Mrs A.

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