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Thursday, January 29, 2015

Blessing Book Three With Tutorial

This is the Blessing Book that my friend Beryl and I, will be showing some of the ladies in our Sisters' Bible Study, how to make.

Materials
7 sheets Cardstock, Rose, Red and Blackberry Bliss
6 sheets of 12 x12 Painted Blooms Designer Series Paper
SNAIL double stick tape dispenser (2 rolls) or glue
Sticky Tape (1 roll)
Corner Rounder punch and Crop A Dile - Scallop/Cloud Cut Corner Chomper
Ruled paper

Cover: Cut 8 ½” x 9 ¾” then on the 9 ¾” side, score at 4 ½” and 5 ¼”
               Cut two mats from patterned paper 4 ¼” x 8 ¼” and ½” x 8 ¼” for the spine

Page Insert in Spine:
  • Cut cardstock 8 ½” x 11,” and score at ½”
  • Insert in the middle inside spine and attach double sided tape on one side to attach page
  • Cut cardstock page 8 ¼” x 4 ¼” and attach to spine in previous step, then round corners 
Page One - Side pocket: 
  • Cut 5 ½” x 4 ½” on the 5 ½” side score at 5” then rotate and score at ½”   
  • For diagonal cut on pocket, on the 4 ½” side, pencil mark at 1 ¾” then rotate and put a mark at 3 ½” then cut from one tick mark to the other
  • Cut patterned paper for mat on the pocket 4 ¾” x 3 ¾”
  • Booklet inside the pocket: cut 7 ½” x 7 ¾”. On 7 ½” side, score at 3 ¾”. 
  • For booklet mats, cut four pieces of patterned paper 3 ½” x 7 ½” 

Page Two – Booklet Pocket:
  • Cover page with patterned paper 8” x 4”
  • Create a pocket by cutting patterned paper 8” x 2 ½” then adhere with double sided tape on three sides.
  • Create card for pocket by cutting cardstock 7” x 6 ½” and score in half at 3 ¼”  
  • Cut patterned paper mats for the four sides to the card at 6 ¾” x 3” 
  • Insert the back of the card in the pocket allowing the front to ‘hang out’ as a pretty flap.

Page Three - Top Pocket:
  • Cover page with patterned paper 8” x 4”
  • Make a pocket with a piece of patterned paper cut 5 ½” x 4” make a finger opening with the oval punch. 
  • Secure to the page on three sides with double sided tape.
  • For the booklet to fit inside the pocket, cut cardstock   6” x 7 ½” and score in half at 3.” Round all four corners for easier insertion.
  • Cut four pieces of patterned paper for mats 2 ¾” x 7 ¼”

Page Four - Waterfall Flaps:
  • Base piece of cs 7 ¾”x 4” (decorative corners on bottom)
  • Flaps cut 8 pieces that are 4” x 4 ½” score at 4” (decorative corners on bottom of each one)
  • Tape on ½” flaps
  • Start on top line up at top and sides then stick down
  • Line up each subsequent flap just below the previous one right up to the edge  
  • Patterned paper for flaps: Cut eight for fronts 3 2/8” x 3 ¾” and punch two decorative corners on bottoms of each; Cut eight for backs 3 ¾” x 3 ¾” and punch two decorative corners on tops of each.

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