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Thursday, April 7, 2011

Crimper Techniques: Sealed Wrappers


Crimped Treat
Use your crimper to seal the ends of cute little treat wrappers for any event. Or, adhere one to a "Thank-You" card. Mine is a Swiss Delice Chocolate from Costco.

Apply adhesive to 3 sides of a 3 in. square of DSP. Wrap the chocolate and crimp the ends to seal the wrapper.

Supplies
Stamps
-Heard from the Heart 111644 IBC p. 156
-Kindness jumbo wheel 106750 IBC p. 63
Ink IBC pp. 165-169
-Chocolate Chip ink pad 100908
Paper IBC pp. 165-170
-Crumb Cake card stock
-Chocolate Chip card stock
-Pretty in Pink card stock
-Regal Rose DSP/Brights Paper Stack 117155
Tools
-Crimper 101618 IBC p. 198
-Small Heart punch 117193 IBC p. 202
-Stampin' Around Jumbo Handle 103661 IBC p. 193
Accessories
-Pretty in Pink 1/4 in. Grosgrain ribbon 109032 IBC p. 191

Crimper Sealed Favour

I used a 3 X 6 piece of  Designer Series Paper to make the favour. Join the 3 in. sides with Sticky Strip, then crease about 1/2 in on each end in opposite directions. Adhere the ends with Sticky Strip and crimp the ends. Don't forget to fill the container with a treat!

The leaf is a punched scallop oval folded in half lengthwise and crimped at an angle.


Follow the photo tutorial below for the flower.



Crimped Pleated Flower
Cut a strip of Designer Series Paper 1 1/8 in. x 6 in. and use the Scallop Edge punch on one long side.

Run the strip through the crimper. Then use a bone folder to pinch the folds together against your thumbnail along the straight side.
Overlap and adhere the ends of the strip together.

Push the centre down and form the flower. I used a scrap of card stock and Sticky Page on the back of the flower.

Turn the flower over and use another scrap of card stock and Sticky Page in the centre. Then, punch and secure with a brad.












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