Ornate Garden Money Wallet

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Here is the project that I have made for our hop today…

Stampin' Up! Ornate Garden Money Wallet by Helen Chapman Handmade Crafts

Are you ever disappointed when you buy a money wallet or gift voucher holder because it’s really flimsy and almost de-values your gift?! If so, why not make your own? This one is so easy to make, really sturdy and will certainly stand out from the rest!

Let’s make it…

The base of the wallet is created from Whisper White Thick cardstock. I have trimmed an A4 sheet to a length of 27 cm and then scored at 9.9 cm and 19.8 cm.

To decorate the panels you will need 4 pieces of Early Espresso measuring 20.5 x 9.4 cm and one piece measuring 20.5 x 6.7 cm. You will also need 3 pieces of Designer Series Paper (DSP) measuring 20 x 8.9 cm and one piece measuring 20 x 6.2 cm. I have used the Stampin’ Up! Ornate Garden DSP.

Layer three of the larger pieces of DSP onto three of the larger pieces of Early Espresso cardstock. Layer the smaller piece of DSP onto the smaller piece of Early Espresso cardstock.

Stampin' Up! Ornate Garden Money Wallet by Helen Chapman Handmade Crafts

Adhere the left over piece of Early Espresso cardstock onto the central panel on the inside of the wallet. Apply Stampin’ Seal+ to the edges of the small panel, fold up and press to adhere. This creates the pocket. Adhere the cardstock / DSP layers to the remaining panels.

To decorate the front of the wallet I have used the Stampin’ Up! Ornate Thanks Stamp Set and Ornate Layers Dies. I have used the three thinner rectangular dies – the largest is used to cut out a piece of Early Espresso cardstock; the next size down is used to cut out a piece of DSP; and the stitched rectangle is used to cut out the sentiment piece. The sentiment is heat embossed onto Early Espresso cardstock using White Stampin’ Emboss Powder.

Stampin' Up! Ornate Garden Money Wallet by Helen Chapman Handmade Crafts

These pieces are then layered together and adhered to the bottom right hand side of the wallet front. The final touch is provided by a length of Old Olive Ribbon (from the Ornate Garden Ribbon Combo Pack) which adhered into a loop using Tear & Tape. The ribbon is placed around the wallet and another small length tied around it for extra detail.

What do you think?

I hope you have enjoyed reading about my project. If you have any questions or comments please leave them below or email me at helen@papercraftlife.com

Would you like to create this Ornate Garden Money Wallet? You can purchase any of the supplies used (or any other current Stampin’ Up! products) by clicking here or on the individual product links at the end of this post.

Happy crafting, h x

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