Pre-Raphaelite Stuffed Pocket

Stuffed pockets are easy to make and can hold a wide variety of ephemera. For this month’s theme, I paired the Gecko Galz images with scrapbook paper with a theme of antiquarian travel. In this post, I highlight the stuffed pocket containing a bookmark and small cards.

The supplies are 12 x 12 inch scrapbook paper, solid color cardstock, and images (link below). To get better results, use double-sided paper.

Cut the scrapbook paper to 6 ½ x 9 ½ inches. The bookmark is 2 ½ inches by 6 ½ inches. Keep the remaining paper to create a travel journal (5 ½ x 8 ½ inches) and mini notebook (3 ½ x 5 ½ inches).

For the ephemera pocket, fold in half. Cut a “V” shape into one side for the opening. I sewed mine; however, you can use wet glue to hold.

For the bookmark, cut a piece of coordinating solid colored cardstock slightly larger than the bookmark. Cut a “V” shape for the opening. Again, I sewed this closed on 3 sides. Wet glue can also be used.

Locate the images and sayings to include. Trim and affix.

Links:

Pre Raphaelite Photos Digital Collage: https://www.etsy.com/listing/1130863677/pre-raphaelite-photos-digital-collage?click_key=a8e551220810801f54d6d458619c640c08f7b9cc%3A1130863677&click_sum=0d359735&ga_search_query=pre&ref=shop_items_search_2&pro=1

Pre Raphaelite Junk Journal Digital Kit: https://www.etsy.com/listing/1130838109/pre-raphaelite-junk-journal-digital-kit?click_key=1d0139522328a869512506454a50b2e4cc6a31ee%3A1130838109&click_sum=6d78f694&ga_search_query=pre&ref=shop_items_search_1&pro=1

Note: I’m constantly learning. YouTube.com is a great resource for paper crafting. I learned how to create this project from Treasure Books, https://www.youtube.com/c/TreasureBooks/videos.

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