8.08.2012

Shabby Chic pockets

 I am sharing my shabby chic pockets today.  I made these for a swap and filled them with handmade tags and a few goodies. :-) These were a delight to create and my only wish was to have made an extra one to keep.  I sure hope the ladies that received them are enjoying!
***Warning this is photo heavy!!***
 I made the tags and pockets  with manilla file folders.  I trimmed the folders to 5 x 6.  I stitched the edges to make it a nice sturdy pocket.  They have vintage sheet panels on the front and back paired with papers from My Mind's Eye.  Each one has been distressed with ink for a slight aged effect.  All three pockets are slightly different so be sure to scroll down and see.  At the end, I have shown each tag I made you see in the pockets.
 I had photo frames that I distressed lightly to highlight a piece of MME paper on this one.  I also added a vintage ticket stub which is peeking out on the far left.  The roses and leaves are from Prima.  I added the baby blue seam binding and a gold twine bow to each pocket.


                                             These are the three tags I made to put inside.


                                                   Thank you so very much for stopping by!

Challenges I would like to enter my item in:
Craft Your Passion: #122 Anything goes
Dutch Dare Card Challenges: # 176 Anything but a card
{Pin}spirational Challenges: #19  Photo
Ribbon Carousel: #65 Stitching
Top Tip Tuesday: #82 Focus on the ribbon
Tuesday Alchemy: BINGO (ribbon, your choice-vintage, buttons)


29 comments:

Loves Happy Hour

Great job!! The details are so pretty and the colors really make everything pop!! Love It all! Thanks so much for joining us this week on Tuesday Alchemy! Hope to see you again soon!


Cheers!
Kelli
loveshappyhour

Tuesday Alchemy

Sharon

These are all very pretty, I can see why you wish you had made one to keep! I have a TON of file folders that I rescued from being shredded at work and am always looking for ideas. Thank you for sharing.

sari

OMG!! What adorable little creations!! Each one so pretty!Just love all the details! Thanks for joining us over at Tuesday Alchemy this week! Good Luck! Hugs and sunshine!

Lisa S.

This is shabby chic goodness at its best Amy! Your folders & tags are gorgeous and the seam binding ribbon definitely draws the eye.
Thanks so much for joining us at Top Tip Tuesday for the Focus on the Ribbon challenge. Remember you can enter up to 3 projects and 3 tips. Hugs

Sharon

These are awesome Amy!!! I so love them!! Beautiful!!!!!! :)

Julie Tucker-Wolek

OMYGOODNESS!! These are beautiful! I loveeeeeeeeee the burlap and the flowers!!

Deanne Clarke-Saunders

Awesome!!!!!!! Thanks for participating in the {PIN}spirational Challenge! Hope to see you again!!

(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
`•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
`•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~

Annette

wow wee this is amazing...love all the fun detail..very creative

Davi

Fabulous Pockets and tags Amy!! Love all the wonderful details, and awesome gift :)

jimlynn

These are simply gorgeous!! So creative and pretty.
Thanks fro joining us at {Pin}spirational Challenges.
Lynn

Lisa

Love, love, love these Amy!! All of the embellishments you used are stunning!! Absolutely gorgeous!! :)

Lisa
A Mermaid's Crafts

Ros Crawford

How did I miss these???? They are so beautiful ... I adore pockets ... I love the embellishing and the shabby vintage feel of these

Bunny

This is gorgeous...Thank you for joining us at Craft your Passion, and good luck.

Caz, CYP DT

Katya- Ангел ф кедах

These are so pretty! I love the way they all have a common theme yet are very different!

Thank you for joining us at Tuesday Alchemy!
Hugs Katya x

P.S I am having a blog giveaway at my personal blog, you are very welcome to join
http://madewithlovebykatya.blogspot.ie/2012/07/my-blogs-1st-birthday.html

Stella

Your pockets are gorgeous. A perfect mix of shabby chic, vintage and elegance. Love the splash of aqua!

Calypso's Crafts

This is gorgeous and so full of beautiful embellishments. Wish I was participating in the swap, because this would an absolute treat to receive.

Hugs,
Calypso

Eileen Ng

So many goodies! These are some lucky ladies who will be receiving them! Great job incorporating so many techniques for Bingo at Tuesday Alchemy this week!

Eileen

Bettina L.

This shappy pocket project is absolutely gorgeous. Love the details with the bow, flowers and the gems too. Thanks for playing at Top Tip Tuesday and good luck. Hope to see you back tuesday for a new challenge. Bettina xx

grandmabonnie

Amy, OH WOW..these are gorgeous! Thank you for sharing with us at {Pin}spirational challenges!

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