Sunday, June 18, 2017

Beautiful Bookmarks - Pretty Label Punch Showcase

Thank you for joining me today for the final instalment of my Pretty Label Punch Showcase.  If you would like to see the other projects I have made using the Pretty Label punch click on the photos at the bottom of this post and you will be taken to the blog post.

When I was using the Pretty Label punch for the bottom of my screen card I came up with another use for the punch, it could be used for bookmarks.  I measured one of the punched labels and cut a piece of Whisper White Thick cardstock to 1-7/8" x 6-1/4".   At the top of the cardstock I measured 1/2" from the top on both sides and added a small pencil mark.  When I fed the cardstock through the punch I lined the pencil lines up on each side to make sure the top was straight before punching.

I didn't have a clue what I wanted to stamp on it so I had a look through my stamps and as soon as I saw the Wild About Flowers stamp set I knew that would be perfect.  When we have a new Annual catalogue I order the new Whisper White ribbons that are in it and colour them myself, but when I saw the new Daffodil Delight 1/4" Double Stitched ribbon I was really drawn to it.  I made the bookmark to coordinate with the ribbon using Daffodil delight and Pear Pizzazz ink.

As today is Father's Day I also made a bookmark for my Dad.  I used the Large Letters Framelits Dies to die-cut DAD in Marina Mist cardstock and stamped the Hardwood Background stamp on the letters with Marina Mist Ink.  I used Very Vanilla Thick cardstock cut to 1-7/8" x 8-1/4" for the bookmark and stamped the Hardwood Background with stamped off Sahara Sand ink.

I knew my Dad wouldn't like a tassel on the bookmark so I thought about wrapping some Linen Thread around the top and bottom but that's not he's taste either so I've left it quite plain because I know he'll love it and use it. 

I hope you have enjoyed my Pretty Label Punch Showcase.  My aim was to show how versatile this punch really is, it's definitely worth having in your stash.  Please leave a comment to let me know if you have enjoyed this showcase.

I would love to see any projects you make with the punch, you can add your photo's to my Facebook Page Lady Dee's Craft Forum.

Have yourself some crafting fun.
Dee x

These are the other projects I have made with the Pretty Label Punch.  Click on the image if you would like to know more.

Sponge Storage

The products used to make todays bookmarks are listed below. If you would like to order any Stampin' Up! products click on an image and you will be directed to my online store.

Product List
*When designing a project or when I CASE a project I always use my cheap cardstock to make a prototype before making it with my Stampin' Up! cardstock.   I do check the measurements I add to my blog posts but when typing lots of measurements mistakes can be made.  When making any project I recommend making it first with cheap cardstock before using your best cardstock.*

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