Have you ever purchased patterns online? Or even thought about it? Wondered if the directions would be too confusing? Well wonder no more. I purchased this template "From The Desk Of" at Paper Trey Ink dot com. The designer is the talented Lauren Meader. I love this design and have made three to date already. This will be great for gifts, whether or not it is filled with cards as mine is, or you can fill with what ever you wish. If you go to Lauren's blog (mytimemycreationsmystampendancedotcom) you will see how she used a few different takes on it. So when you purchase the templates you also get 5 different designers using this template to help with the creativity flow. And all for $5! What a bargain.
You can see here I have my box filled to the brim with 12 note cards and envelopes. I have been using my cuttlebug and embossing folders (love them) for the designer papers and the flaps of the envelopes. I also purchased some piercing templates from Cheryl Horton from Inspire Me!, which I cut in half and adhered to the front of my cards.
Have I mentioned I LOVE texture on my cards? LOL. I really like the way these turned out. With the box, this will make a gift that will show someone you care!
I also made a square tube to put in the bottom of the divider (darn forgot to snap a picture of that) to make a step up for the cards, so now you can see both patterns for this set.
I took one of the half circle piercing, trimmed it and then adhered to the circle front, added a strip of desginer paper and some paper flowers to the front bottom and viola! Done!
So tell me what you think! Thanks for looking and have a blessed day.