Hi everyone! I’m back with the full reveal of the sneak peek I shared last week for Eileen Hull’s Chapter One Release Party. Details from that release can be found on Eileen’s blog HERE with a video showing all of the teams projects. Instead of going the normal route and creating a journal with the Scoreboards Frame Pocket Journal Diecut I noted that this die would make a nice holder for thinlits, 6″x6″ or 6″x8″ paper pads. So let’s get started!
I applied Adhesive Sheets to both sides of Chipboard and placed patterned cardstock into the chipboard. I cut two covers and two side panels from the Scoreboards Frame Pocket Diecut. I folded the “spine” of both covers and the flaps of the panels. I “peeled”some of the chipboard from the flaps off (this helps the flaps to lay flatter) before adhering to each side of the journal. Since the “bottom” of the holder doesn’t butt up against each other I measured and cut a piece of chipboard and another piece of patterned cardstock and glued to the bottom inside. This adds re-enforcement to the bottom if added weight such as thinlits or paper pads are placed inside.
To decorate the outside of the holder I pulled a decorative chipboard shape from my stash and placed into the Tablecloth 3D Embossing Folder and run through the Diecut Machine. I lightly inked over the embossed area with a tan chalk ink. I used the “closure” from the Full Size Journal Diecut as a label. I adhered both to the front of the holder. I placed an adhesive sheet onto a piece of cardstock and cut out the letters to spell “Eileen” from the Alphanumeric Thinlit and placed onto the label. I cut, shaped and put together flowers, leaves and vines from the following thinlits: Folio Page Pocket and Flowers and Shadow Box Elements Thinlits.
I added gems to the center of each flowers and adhered to onto the label along with leaves, vines and a butterfly that I had fussy cut from a patterned piece of cardstock.
I glued decorative “feet’ to the bottom of the holder to finish. It’s perfect to hold ALL the Eileen Hull thinlits so they are all in one place.
If you haven’t been by Eileen’s blog lately to see what her team has been up to you can find her latest post HERE.
Sizzix/Eileen Hull: Scoreboards Frame Pocket Journal Diecut
Sizzix/Eileen Hull: Tablecloth 3D Embossing Folder
Sizzix/Eileen Hull: Full Size Journal Diecut
Sizzix/Eileen Hull: Alphanumeric Thinlit
Sizzix/Eileen Hull: Folio Page Pocket and Flowers Thinlits
Sizzix/Eileen Hull: Shadow Box Elements Thinlits
Patterned and Plain Cardstocks
Beacon Adhesives: Zip Dry Adhesive
Beacon Adhesives: 3 in 1 Adhesive
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4 thoughts on “How to Make a Diecut Holder with the Frame Pocket Journal Diecut”
What a wonderful idea Tonya! It’s funny but I was just putting all of my Eileen thinlits together this afternoon in a mini crate. This is so much prettier! And how clever to store Eileen thinlits in a holder made from Eileen dies!
Thanks so much Karen! 🙂
so clever Tonya!