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Tuesday, October 26, 2010

WHAT are you making Wednesday?.................



Hello Everyone!
I have been discovering some wonderful blogs, and am continually thrilled by what I see on the ones I visit often.
This week is more of the "little pockets" I have been emailed and and asked for the tutorial, but it was a limited giveaway I don't have permission to share. I respect the gift and the giver. However I can tell you how I made them! These were in a Stampington publication, also made with wax. I still haven't ventured there.

They are made from recycled paper towel tubes! Yep! You read it right!

1. Measure about 3 inches of paper towel tube, and cut. You can also add a curve to the top.

2. Pinch the sides so they form kind of a <> shape.

3. Cover them with paper and decorate how you like.

4. I glued fringe into the bottom, then pinched and glued it closed.

5. I punched holes in the sides, and threaded wire through the top, to which I added beads to, then twisted the sides around to hold.

6. Add a piece of tulle ribbon, gluing a button or other pretties, add glitter if you like.

7. Fill with a little gift and some crinkle shred.

I hope this makes sense, I didn't take pictures.

I hope you are having a wonderful week, thanks so much for visiting me!

15 comments:

  1. Hi Jody!
    Your little pockets are WONDERFUL! I especially LOVE the black and ivory one! LOVE, LOVE, LOVE! Thanks for sharing the tutorial...very great idea!

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  2. Very sweet pockets and your explanation makes perfect sense! Now I have a reason to keep all the paper roll tubes, they'd make lovely xmas tree ornaments too!

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  3. I love your little pockets and you tutorial is easy to understand.
    I;ll be adding these to my 'to do' list.
    Have a great day!
    Hugs, Angela.

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  4. Yes, you make sense and they are sooooooooooo gorgeous!
    Hugs,
    Lisette

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  5. Your explanation is perfect, and these are fabulous!! I will definitely try this ~ what fun!!

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  6. Those little pockets are absolutely delightful. Thank you for explaining how you made them, I'll give it a go.

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  7. they are gorgeous!!!!! you are so talented!

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  8. How lovely they are and how creative you are!! So glad I found your blog. :)

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  9. Hubby asked me this very evening if I needed any more toilet roll tubes. I stupidly told him I had enough saved already. Now why didn't I read your blog before speaking! Your little pockets and tutorial for them are great.

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  10. They are so sweet, you could make little Christmas ones and hang them on the tree with a little trinket or chocolate in them, and hand them out on Christmas day. Thank you for sharing Jody, you are so sweet. I am sure I was 'lead' to your blog and am so happy I was.
    Hugs Sandi xx

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  11. Jody,
    These are lovely and thank you so much for sharing a tutorial! Your blog has to be at the top of my favorite list... and I have a lot of them!!
    Blessings,
    Cindy

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  12. I always love seeing your projects. What a great way to reuse something we usually throw away.

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  13. These little pockets are wonderful! They are soo pretty! Love the attention to detail.

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  14. Such intricate and detail-filled tags ! Beautiful

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