Tri Fold Cookie Gift


Today`s workshop was just a project that I hadn`t made up as a workshop but people seem to like it when I added it just as a one off piece so I have taken more photo`s and written it all up

Nice easy project what with Christmas on peoples minds – lots of pressies to but although this one cost me £1.20 for the cookies and I just used one piece of A4 card and toppers and a piece of ribbon some 3 paper flowers and some cellophane – all of which I had a basics in my cupboard – I feel it looks worth a lot more

1. Take a piece of stardream card or whatever card you wish – I like the stardream as it`s strong and double sided – now score it into a tri fold card – if you don`t have a scoring board then divide and score into 3 equal sections

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2. From the Enchanted Christmas cd– copy and paste using the snapshot tool 3 images or 5 if you need more for decoupaging – for this project I have exactly extended the image downwards to make it a bit longer to help fit the tri fold

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3. I have written out this recipe and taken a photo so you can see and use it if you wish – it`s just one I found on the Internet but haven`t ever made

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4. You`ll need 2 frame that have the middles cut out , but if you are careful you can use the middle as part of your decoupaging – I have then cut out the girl and her cookies and bowl – 3 layers is nice

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5. Place your frame onto the middle section more towards the top so you can add a sentiment later – I have turned the frame over and drawn around the inside of the frame so you don`t get any pencil lines

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6. Cut out just the outer side of the frame – only 2mm`s max as you need something for the frame to be stuck to

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7. using 3mm double sided tape stick the frame down

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8. Then turn the project over and add the other frame to the back matching it up exactly – this will finish the inside off nicely

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9. Place one of the other tags onto the outer edge of the card and make sure it`s level with the cut out frame

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10. Take some backing paper of the cookies and make a rectangle for the base of the recipe – I have printed the recipe out and the torn the edges and covered with old paper distressed ink – or you could just print on a cream piece of paper – mount it onto the backing paper using double sided foam tape and then add some decoupage of the little girl

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11. Then the sentiment of `Merry Christmas to you all & a Happy New Year ` has been added – again on foam tape – make a hole half way down on the 2 outer edges – I have used a Japanese screw punch and then attach organza ribbon – this has been passed through and then knotted on the inside and then looks neat with a pointy end

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12. This is the back view

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13. Then add some cookies – these are shop bought but could be homemade – place then in the centre of some cellophane – gather up all the edges to the top and tie a ribbon to hold it – I have used a thing green ribbon and then dress the bag using some more thick ribbon and some papers flowers too

The sentiment of ` Bring back memories of when we were little ` have been added too

Pass the cookies down the centre of the tri fold card and trim the cellophane to your required height – the top of the cellophane actually holds the cookies in place when you hold the card up – so once they are eaten you have the card without any glue or sticky on it – maybe use it again

This idea would work with other frames from different cd`s and you could make them for Birthday`s

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Thanks for sharing in today`s workshop  – Suzanne

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