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Welcome to The Bug Bytes a site/blog mainly for Papercrafting and some photography and other stuff thrown in here & there. Add in some die cutting machine, scrapbooking tools, cameras, scissors , glue and...... My name is Pam. If you have been redirected from Papillon Digital Design you have come to the right place.Hope you get inspired by the projects, videos and files. Would love it if you could leave comments and become a follower. (Word verification is turned ON to avoid spam. Sorry for that inconvenience.) Would love it if you would also share your project here . If you find a linky under the post do share your project by posting link there or if you do not find a linky post your link in the comments.Thank you for visiting. The website Papillon digital designs has changed to Papillon Digital Design so if the link gives and error or takes you to page with chinese characters then please drop the 's' in the link at the end of papillondigitaldesigns and try . That is change papillondigitaldesigns to papillondigitaldesign and try the link.

April 30, 2011

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Today's guest designer is Elizabeth Thayer from http://www.hold‐it‐store.com/
She has a lovely store which makes bags for dies cutting machines. So do check out her store.
She had left a comment in my blog and happened to come across her site. I asked if she would be a guest designer so she said yes and so I am posting the file she sent. Just a reminder please always check with the designer for their copyright usage. http://www.hold-it-store.com/Holditblog/blog.html

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Materials Needed:

One 8.5” X 11” cardstock
Paper Cutter
Embellishments/patterned cardstock
Envelopes: 4 3/8” X 5 ¾”
#16 rubber band (most common size)
Cricut die cut machine to cut greeting (in my example, thank you)
Use 8 ½ by 11” cardstock (cut in half lengthwise)
Yields two long pieces, 4 1/4” X 11”
Total Length: 9 ¾”
Width:  4 ¼”
Mark and score:
1 ¼”
2 ½”
3 ¾”
6 ¾”
8 ½”
9 ¾”

Trim remaining 1 ¼ inches
Score all dotted lines
Fold all lines in one direction EXCEPT between the
two 1 ¾” segments.  That one line will be folded the
opposite direction.
Clip at red dots (about ¼”)
Cut 1 1/4” each side as shown on second score line
from top
Illustration of scoring and folding
Box Assembly
Place elastic around largest segments in ¼” notches

Pull elastic from one side through 1 ¼” cuts between first and second segments
Fold of longest segments aligns with corner with 1 ¾” cut corner. Wrap first 

and last segments and glue firmly in place

Cut Solid Cardstock from 8 ½” X 11” in half, widthwise.  Score and fold in half.

A single piece of 8 ½” X 11” cardstock yields two cards. Each side is folded in half to
form card

Glue box firmly in place with long elastic showing at bottom of box. To be certain of placement, flatten

box before placement.

Cut patterned cardstock 1” less than size of background cardstock.
Front of the card

Thank you for reading!

Liz Thayer



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