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Recently one of the teachers at my kids' school asked if I would make sets of cards for her to give as gifts. She had received a card that I had made for another teacher and liked it so much she wanted some for herself. I was so flattered! She ended up ordering a variety of cards, and I packaged them all up in these little totes (made from PTI stamp set boxes).
If you are interested in the specs for these boxes, let me know, and I'll attempt some kind of tutorial. They are very easy.
Here's one of the cards included--it's an updated version of a card I made a while ago. I put little rhinestone stickers in the flower centers. Love those things!

Here's another in the sets. This is also a CASE of myself, CASEing Debbie Olson, this time using Giga Guide Lines with sparkly centers. I like how the ribbon pinches through the small holes.
I also made monogram cards like the Berry Sorbet polka dot ones shown here.
Packages:
Paper: PTI Raspberry Fizz Mix
Other: PTI stamp boxes, Offray ribbon, eyelets, twine, Scor tape, SU scalloped circle punch

Card #1:
Paper: PTI Hibiscus Burst, White
Ink: SU Pink Passion, Pixie Pink, Gable Green, Versafine Onyx
Stamps: SU ?, PTI Green Thumb
Other: PTI Raspberry Fizz satin, Offray organdy, Rhinestone stickers

Card #2
Paper: PTI White, Hawaiian Shores
Ink: PTI Fresh Snow, Versafine Onyx
Stamps: Giga Guide Lines
Other: PTI Hawaiian Shores satin ribbon, Scor-Pal, Sakura Stardust clear pen
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  1. Would love a tutorial on your totes from the PTI stamp boxes. I was straightening my craft room yesterday and stacked a bunch of those PTI boxes up 'cause I just felt like they should come in handy for something. Your totes are adorable. Would love to case them. Doesn't have to be a fancy tutorial. Just the measurement and a few simple instructions. And, of course, anything not to do that you learned the hard way.
    THANKS!!

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  2. Those little bag/boxes are so cute! Love the second card--so elegant and gorgeous!

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  3. These are beautiful cards and I love the tote boxes. It would be cool if you did a tutorial!

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  4. Oh those bags are so cure! Love the second CASED card! :) So elegant!

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  5. Love these! Your totes are awesome! Love being able to recycle boxes.

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  6. Cheryl I love the two samples you've shown here. Nothing wrong with CASEing yourself I say! aND THOSE POCKETBOOK HOLDERS ARE ADORABLE! (DARN CAPS LOCK KEY)

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  7. Really nice work. Have been following your blog for awhile but have never commented. I even CASED your car wedding card earlier this summer (too cute!). Yes...please...the tutorial! Thanks for sharing your awesome ideas...

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  8. So Cute ... I'd love a copy of your tutorial using the PTI stamp boxes ... I just couldn't stand tossing these when I got the stamps, figured I'd make something of them someday!
    Thanks so much!
    email: jshaskin@telus.net

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