Monday, August 3, 2015

How to create a Planner Pocket Page using product packaging and Sin City Stamps

Chris here and today I am sharing this calendar insert I created to hold some of my stickers and embellishments for my Create 365 planner (which I am using as my daily inspiration and make me smile planner:D ).  This is what it looks like in my planner.

To create this project I used:

Sin City Stamps: Fairies and Blossoms 1, Fairies and Blossom 2
ColourArte : Twinkling H2Os- Mediterranean Blue, Orange Peel, Lemon Grass, Meridian Blue, Playful peony, Mandarine Citrine
Kraft Paper
Ink-Memento, Ranger Archival
Galaxy Marker- American Crafts
Copic Markers- V01, V06, B21, Y15, R22, YG63, YR04, R27, Y11
Spectrum Noir Markers - IB1
package insert from Create 365 Calender sticky pads

 I started with the package insert and cut a piece of Kraft paper to use as my pocket.

 I then covered each piece with Gesso. When they were dry I flipped the package insert over and covered the back side with Gesso.  As you can see below my gesso stuck a bit to my surface but I left the rough look for some extra texture.

I then stamped my Fairies and Blossoms 1 & 2 images onto the envelope portion of my project.  I love these huge fairy flowers. I did use my galaxy marker to color in any portions of stamps that did stamp evenly on my rough surface.

I then used the backing from my cushion stamp to mask of the Blossom and used my Twinkling H2Os to color the background. The diagonal line is my planned cutting line for my envelope. 

 I then used my Copics and Spectrum Noir pens to color in my images and then trimmed my envelope.

 I then started on the background and started adding splatters and a color wash of Twinkling H20s

When I was satisfied with my background I stamped some more Fairies and Blossoms images and colored my images with my Copics. 

I then attached my envelop top with 2 sided tape and viola! I have a custom made inspirational pocket folder for my Planner!

 Hope you enjoyed this post!  Stayed tuned to my next post on August 17 to see the B side of my pocket page!



    When the truth opposes doctrinal positions, men reject the truth. If Scripture is contrary to long held denominational teaching most men either reject Scripture outright or explain it away. God's truth, found in the Bible, is the first casualty of denominational rules for faith and practice.

    God's Truth: 1 Corinthians 13:8-13 Love never fails; but if there are gifts of prophecy, they will be done away; it there are tongues, they will cease; if there is knowledge, it will be done away.........13 But now faith, hope, love, abide these three; but the greatest of these is love. (NASB)

    Opposite of God's Truth: Gifts of prophecy have not been done away with. Tongues have not ceased. Knowledge that is God's revelation to men has not been done away with. Faith, hope, love, tongues, prophecy, and special knowledge from God, these six abide with us today.

    God's Truth: Mark 16:16 He who has believed and has been baptized shall be saved; but he who has disbelieved shall be condemned.(NASB)

    Opposite of God's Truth: He who has believed is saved immediately. Water baptism has nothing to do with being saved. Besides that, Mark 16:16 should not be included the Bible away; because it is not included in some manuscripts. You really cannot trust God to give mankind an accurate translation of the Bible.

    God's Truth: Acts 10:25-26 When Peter entered, Cornelius met him, and fell at his feet and worshiped him. 26 But Peter raised him up, saying, "Stand up; I too am just a man."(NASB)

    Opposite of God's Truth: The apostle Peter should have permitted Cornelius to worship him; because the apostle Peter was the first Catholic pope. Cornelius should have kissed Peter's ring and feet. Cornelius was correct, he should have treated Peter with awe, reverence. adoration, and veneration. Peter was the first Holy Father on earth and deserved to be worshipped.

    God's Truth: Revelation 3:1-6 "To the angel of the church in Sardis write:..........5 He who overcomes will thus be clothed in white garments; and I will not erase his name from the book of life....(NASB)

    Opposite of God's Truth: Jesus was not talking to Christians. Christians are once saved always saved, there is no possibility of having their names erased from the book of life.

    The first casualty of God's truth is man's opinion.


  2. I love this idea, and your pages are wonderful, Chris!


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