Create envelope pockets
To create your envelope pockets, place a sheet of Tim Holtz 6" x 6" paper in your punch board. Punch and score the paper according to the envelope instructions. Skip the last step of scoring the last flap, but punch all four sides.
Use a punch board to round the corners.
Fold into pocket
Fold your envelope shape into a pocket, leaving the top flap open. Adhere the folds together, making the pocket.
Trip top & round corners
Trim the top off, creating a straight edge. Round the corners of the top edge of the pocket.
Lay dies on mat
Using your embossing die cutting machine, lay your dies cut side up on your mat.
Roll paper through machine
Lay your paper front side down, over the top of the dies. Roll through your embossing die cutting machine.
Remove excess paper
Remove excess paper, leaving the dies with cut paper inside of them.
Emboss paper in dies
Place rubber embossing mat on top of dies along with plate. Roll through the embossing die cutting machine again.
Lightly distress the top of the acorn and leaf shapes using the Sand-It Gadget to add a rustic touch.
Get a piece of cream colored cardstock from the Core Essentials Neutrals Cardstock pack. Cut cards to fit pockets.
Adhere acorns and leaves to the front of the pockets.
Cut & adhere letters to envelopes
Cut letters using an electronic die cutting machine. Adhere letters to the front of the pockets, spelling thanks.
Cut triangles using the banner punch board.
Cut & adhere letters to banner shapes
Using the electronic die cutting machine, cut the word give. Adhere the letters to the triangle banner shapes.
Tie jute twine
Thread the small, solid, brown jute twine through the holes on the pockets and triangles, tying a knot in the front.
Thread burlap ribbon
Thread the larger burlap ribbon through the holes, creating the Give Thanks Paper Triangle Banner.
Hang banner & write on cards
Hang your banner where you can reach it so you can pull out the cards and write what you are grateful for on them.