Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Shopping Our Stash #261: You Are Matchless

Hey everyone and happy Tuesday!!
It's time for a new challenge over at 

This week, challenge #261 is....
You Are Matchless
(Create your own matchbook/matchbox)

Here is the project that I created for this challenge:


I decided to make a little matchbook that holds a piece of chocolate. I used some patterned paper that has been in my stash for over a year. The best part is, I was able to use up some of the scraps in the paper pad. I used staples to close the bottom flap of my matchbook, they are just covered up with the crochet thread. I used a word die from Pink & Main and finished off the front with some enamel dots as well as some bling. I have had the bling for a really long time, at least 2 years! 

Here is a pic of the matchbook from the top:



and a picture of it opened up:


Be sure to head over to the Shopping Our Stash Challenge Blog to see what my design team sisters created. I hope you will decide to make a project and join us, I would love to see what you create!

Thank you so much for stopping by my blog and taking a look at my latest creation!
I really appreciate it!
I hope you have a great crafty day!

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Supply List:
--Cardstock: White (Georgia Pacific)
--Patterned Paper: Americana (pebbles)
--Stamp: Thanks to You (Pink & Main)
--Dies: Thanks (pink & main)
--Misc.: bling, enamel dots, spectrum noir sparkle, crochet thread, tiny attacher

9 comments:

  1. ok, see, this is why i don't like to see the rest of the team's projects before i make mine... b/c you are all SO CLEVER & actually used your matchbook format to hold something cool like CANDY!!!!!!! that is brilliant! (& one of my favorite treats, as well, lol!) ♥

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  2. Oh yum my fav. chocolate. Fabulous job on the matchbook candy holder.

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  3. Very cute little treat holder and I just love the papers, especially the plaid :)

    Jeannie T.
    Dragonfly Journeys

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  4. Well-executed, as usual! I love that it looks like you also papered the spine! Mmmm, who wouldn't like to receive this as a quick "thank-you"?

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  5. Great project! I really love it! Of course, adding chocolate helps! LOL!

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  6. Oh, Stacey!! I LOVE your matchbook!! How clever!! Could you provide the dimensions? Any help would be greatly appreciated!! Judy

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    1. Hi Judy! Thanks so much! I made my matchbook to specifically fit the chocolate I used by placing the candy on a piece of paper and winging it from there so you may need to adjust based on the type of candy you use. The matchbook pictured above is a piece of cardstock measuring 2.75" x 8.75". Scored at .75", 3 7/8" & 4 3/8". After you staple the bottom, you may need to trim a small amount of your top flap to tuck inside, based on staple placement. I hope this make sense. Thanks so much for stopping by!

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  7. Oh how CUTE! What a fun gift idea... and I love the Matchbook card design!

    Theresa
    Theresa’s Crafty Creations

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