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Wednesday, 24 November 2010

Card Storage Tote (Red, White & Blue).

Morning all,

Hope your week is going well and you haven't been hit by the winter viruses/bugs that's been going around at the moment.

Remember I showed you a sneak peek of the Card Storage Tote recently? Well, I finished making it for a lady that saw the one I gave as a raffle prize for the MacMillan Coffee morning back at the end of September. She loved the original one and asked if I could make one to match her kitchen but requested that it be big enough to fit both A5 and A6 cards inside so I had some tweaking to do!

Below is the finished project which I'm really pleased with. She requested that it be royal blue, red and white, so I used both current colours and the retired Brilliant Blue as it was a perfect colour to match her requirements to complete the Card Storage Tote below:

Large Card Storage Tote

Here's another picture with an insert on show. These monthly card inserts are bigger than the original ones that I have templates for, so I made new matching monthly inserts for the recipient to add special dates for upcoming birthdays and anniversaries to go with the tabs in the same font. With the new Christmas Gift-Giving Bundle Promotion this month, I was fortunate enough to be able to use the new Mistletoe Original Ribbons which match perfectly with her colour scheme :)

Versamark Stamp Pad.
Cardstock: Real Red, Confetti White and Brilliant Blue (retired). Patterns Designer Series Paper - Brilliant Blue (retired).
Accessories: Scallop Trim Corner Punch, Round Tab Extra-Large Punch, 3/4" Circle Punch, Crop-A-Dile, Big Bite, 5/8" Grosgrain Ribbon - Real Red, Mistletoe Originals Ribbon, Jumbo Eyelets - Pewter, Tombow Multipurpose Liquid Glue, Sticky Strip, Stampin' Emboss - Clear, Heat Tool, Bone Folder and Paper Snips.
Card Storage Tote Size:
8" x 8" x 4".

Hope you like. Have a good day.

Bye for now,



  1. Love it - and love the bigger size too! Any plans to make one of these at a workshop?

  2. Hope you're feeling better soon Alex! This project is spectacular - you've done it again you talented little thing! x

  3. Oh I hope you feel better soon, Alex! Hate those icky viruses (think I'm almost immune to most of them with my job LOL!)
    This project is AMAZING!!! It must have taken so long to make!

  4. Beautiful as always, I've left something for you on my blog x

  5. Great idea must have taken a while to make.


  6. This is just beautiful Alex. It looks so professional, and I bet it was very well received! x

  7. Oh wow Alex, that is a beautiful project - well done on making it bigger, it must have been a nightmare working it out!


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