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Pocket Card
Pocket cards may take a little more time, but they're not difficult! Try stuffing yours with pictures, little treats, gift cards, Pixie Stix . . . the possibilities are unlimited!
Supplies you'll need for this project
  • Paper cutter with scoring blade
  • Cardstock
  • Ink
  • Corner rounder (optional)
  • Images © 1990-2006 Stampin' Up!
    Ask Beate
    Beate Johns answers your technique questions.
    Q: " I'm still new to stamping and I am totally addicted. I hear everyone talking about artist trading cards but I'm a little unsure of what they are, and what you do with them. Thanks for your help! " -donkey1321
    A: Artist trading cards are 2 1/2" x 3 1/2" cards. They are fun to make! Try trading with other stampers to exchange ideas and techniques. Find out how to get 10 trading cards out of one piece of cardstock here.
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    Your Comments
    Feedback From Past Tutorials
    Aunt B has a tip for View-Master Cards.
    "I have to tell you, this technique caught my eye. Last February I made the same type of card, only instead of stamping pictures, I used actual photos of me, my husband and the kids. On the outside, I put, 'Who loves you, baby?' and then you dialed whomever up. I did make it so each kid had one without their own picture on it. They loved them!"
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    Week of July 26 – August 1
    Use supplies you likely already own and try new techniques.
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    Try a trio of square images on your cards.
    Add vellum to your projects.
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    [JULVSBN] Multiple sketches and theme ideas were posted for VBSN this weekend.
    Find inspiration in a helium balloon.

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