Chanel is one particular of our favourite designers, and in honor of the fabulous lady, we have developed a project inspired by her signature-quilted handbags. For this project we will use the trendy Cristina Re Embossed Powder Puff card, a diamond quilted paper style capturing the essence of Chanel.
- 1 x Sheet Embossed Powder Puff Card
- 1 X Sheet Shimmering Pearl Paper (to print insert onto)
- 1 x Decorative lace tape – Antique Lace in White
- 1 x Adhesive Bow in Ivory
- 4 x Clear Diamond Paper Fasteners
- 25cm Grosgrain Ribbon in Ivory
- Paper Trimmer with cutting and scoring blade (optional)
- Petite Hand Punch (3mm Hole)
- Tape Rollers
- Craft Mat
STEP 1. Download the ‘Handbag Invitation’ template from our website.
STEP 2. Print the template onto plain paper and then reduce it out. Trace about the template onto the back of the Embossed Powder Puff card with a pencil.
STEP 3. Cut around the traced template line on the Embossed Powder Card.
STEP 4. Score the folds in the handbag employing the Cristina Re Scoring blade on the paper trimmer or use a metal edge ruler placed on the fold line and fold the paper upwards to develop a straight crease.
STEP 5. Wrap ivory ribbon about the front bag flap, on the bottom edge and secure making use of the Cristina Re tape roller.
STEP 6. Adhere your ivory bow in the centre of the bag flap by peeling off the backing tape on the bow.
STEP 7. Reduce a length of lace tape the width of the bottom of the bag.
STEP 8. Unfold the bag and lay flat, peel off the lace tape backing and stick to base of the bag with ¾ of the design displaying on the front.
STEP 9. Add a bit of bling by employing 4 diamond paper fasteners. Punch four little holes making use of the Cristina Re petite hole hand punch, through the card, more than the top rated of the lace tape style. Split the backs of the paper fasteners on the other side by separating the two ends out.
STEP ten. What a fairly bag! Make your bag into a card or an invitation by downloading the ‘Hand Bag Insert Template’ from our website. Insert your personal text, print, and cut it out. Then stick onto the inside of the bag. It is that effortless to impress your pals!
Want to understand much more craft? Pay a visit to our notion store ‘Where A Girl Goes’ in Collingwood to participate in our exclusive Designer Workshops including Card Producing, Invitation Consultations, Designer Vision Boarding and more!
Photography by Cristina Re
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