Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Swatch Series #1

Hello Fantabulous Readers and welcome to another Quick Tip Tuesday! For the next few weeks I'll have tips that will show you how awesome and handy swatch books can be! I came across this tip from Pinterest! It's from Tracy Pounds from Passionately Artistic


Follow these simple steps to create your own Cuttlebug Swatch Book:
1. Die cut a tag shape out of scraps of cardstock.
2. Emboss each individual tag with the embossing folders that you own.
3. Place all of your embossed tags on a binder ring.
4. Tie a few colorful ribbons on the ring just for fun! 

*The picture and instructions are from Passionately Artistic, see the original post here


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12 comments:

  1. Great handy tip for choosing the perfect embossing folder for a project! Thanks for sharing!
    Carolyn
    http://cccscraproom.blogspot.com
    cccscraproom@gmail.com

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  2. This is a great idea. I carry around paint swatches for some home decor items. I think I'll use this idea to keep them all together. I see endless possibilities!

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  3. What a great idea!
    Miranda :)
    www.nanasscrapspot.com

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  4. Thanks for the great idea. Im going to try this out, its such a great way to use up my scraps:)

    Peace, Love, & Cricut Hugs!
    Monica L.

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  5. I did the same t hing, just used square scraps. I wrote on each square the name of the folder, in case I couldn't find the pattern :) That is what happens when you get old(er) lol.

    Sheri R

    sherii at cfl dot rr dot com

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  6. I also did this but with rectangles.
    I labeled each of them with the folders name.
    I also labeled them set of 4, etc if they came in a set.
    I made a divider in between each section and labeled it.
    That way I can find the folder design I want and then find the folder easily in the container I store them in.
    This is divided the same way.
    All my folders are labeled also.
    I have mine divided by theme.
    I have it bound together at the ends with 2 large binder rings.
    It is about 4 in thick.
    My name is... and I am addicted to...
    dmcardmaker

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  7. I've been dying to do this. Haven't gotten to it yet! But thanks for the reminder. I'm excited to see your next post in the series.

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  8. What a great idea! Thanks for sharing!

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  9. these look so pretty, better than my boring white ones lol

    rosiemini@gmail.com
    www.scraplovingminis.blogspot.com

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