Tim Holtz Kraft Resist 6″ x 6″ Envelope – Plus Joining Them to Make a Gift Idea


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 Tim Holtz Kraft Resist Paper Stash : TH92918

Tim Holtz Idea-ology Baubles : TH92872

Tim Holtz Idea-ology Idea-ology Timepiece Watchfaces : TH92831

Tim Holtz Idea-ology Tim Holtz Idea-ology Game Spinners :TH92717

Tim Holtz Idea-ology Lost and Found Salvage Stickers : TH92870

Creative Expressions Non Stick Craft Sheet –  300mm x 400mm : CRAFTSHEET

Cut `n` Dry Foam : FOAMCUT

 Tim Holtz Brushed Corduroy Distress Ink Pad : DPBRUSHED

Double Sided Tape : Tape2s


Vintage Seam Ribbon : VRTEAL

Cosmic Shimmer Cosmic Shimmer Aqua Lagoon Mister : CSMAQUA

Organza Ribbon Roses Gold pk 8 : RR002

Optional  – Umount Movie Night A5 Stamp Plate : UMMOVIE


Step by Step Instructions

1 Take 2 sheets of the 12” x 12” kraft paper and cut them both to 9 3/8th “x 9 3/8th


2 Find the centre line from the 2 diagonal points of the paper and mark at 3.5” in. Make the pencil line a good half an inch long so that you can follow the line to make sure you achieve the correct angel later.


3 Repeat this on all 4 corners & then mark at the half way point on the side edges. This measurement will be half way between 4 5/8”th & 4 6/8th “. Repeat this on all 4 sides.


4 Lay the ruler along the 1st ruler mark you made and allow the ruler to sit to the side of the half way pencil mark that you made. Now score along the line with an embossing tool. Repeat this on all 4 sections of the card.


The marks made in the centre of the card edge will now be cut off, but they are crucial measurements in the project. All 4 embossed lines will have a cross over point at the corner. Cut the small area away on all 4 sections.


6 Crease the 4 sides & fold in the 2 side pieces, place double sided tape on the   bottom edge of the flaps & stick down the bottom flap to create the envelope.


7 Take the ruler and place across the top of the envelope & make a pencil mark the width of the ruler. Cut off the excess paper.


8 Repeat this on the 2nd envelope if you want to join the 2 pieces together.


9 Place some double sided tape across the inner top flap of the envelope. Now place the 2nd envelope with the back of the envelope facing up & press the taped tab down to secure the envelope in place.


10 Now the 2 envelopes are joined. You could attach as many as you would like using this process.


11 Distress all the edges using the cut`n`dry foam & brushed corduroy ink pad.


12 Select a watch face & game spinner to add to the top opening of the envelope. This will act as a nice closure to the piece as the watch face is nice & heavy.



13  Attach the piece using the brad and then take the off cut from the kraft paper and line the edge up with the edge of the envelope & trace around the outer edge.


14 Secure the cut piece on the inside of the flap to cover the brad fastening.


15 Cut another piece of 12” x 12” paper in half so you are left with 2 pieces 12” x 6”. Fold both pieces in half to make the 2 cards needed for the envelope pockets. Distress the edges with the brushed corduroy ink.


16 Punch a hole through the centre of the folded edge of the card. Loop a piece of the teal vintage seam ribbon before folding it back through itself to make a tab.


17 Repeat this on the other card & place them into the pockets of the envelopes. This style card is ideal to use so you have 1 card for the greeting & the other 1 for a gift voucher, tickets or even money.


18 Wrap 3/ 4 loops of the teal vintage ribbon before knotting into a bow, cut 1 of the bows to make straight bow lengths.


19 Place 3 of the baubles onto a jump ring to add detail to the piece.


20 Pierce a hole through the back of the bow knot. This can be done with a pointed pair of tweezers or a pokey tool.


21 Push the jump ring & baubles through the hole you have just made to secure them in place.


22 Add 2 salvage cinema tickets to the front of the envelope (raise the 2nd ticket up with foam tape for dimension). Now attach the vintage bow to the card & use 2 organza roses to the place in the centre of the bow.


23 Alternatively spritz the roses with the Aqua Lagoon mist over the non stick craft mat & allow to dry. You can speed up the drying process by using a heat gun, but this will shrink the organza, so be careful. It`s a great technique to make a smaller rose for the project.


24 Attach the coloured roses to the centre of the vintage ribbon.


25 Cut a length of the kraft paper to fit inside 1 of the cards. Line the edge of the paper before applying double sided tape to 3 edges of the paper, leaving the inner edge free. Optional: Use the cinema stamps to decorate the project further.


26 Add the cinema tickets inside the card to complete the project. Add a sentiment or decorate the other greeting card to personalize it to the person you are sending it to.

The kraft resist paper can be coloured to coordinate with your project.


27 A useful gift idea when wanting to send a voucher or money as the envelopes can be made in advance and kept ready for making a quick project come to life.


28 Here is a close up of the space for the tickets, vouchers or even cash.

Have fun thinking up different colour combinations. This would look lovely in reds & greens for Christmas.   



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One Response to Tim Holtz Kraft Resist 6″ x 6″ Envelope – Plus Joining Them to Make a Gift Idea

  1. Paper Junkie says:

    As I now have the kraft resist paper pad I must stop stroking them and get on and use them! Thanks Suzanne for more great ideas for these fabulous papers. Love the use of cosmic shimmers on the roses too. X

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