Birthday Goodies for Him

Materials

  • Cardstock: White (Georgia Pacifi c); Brown Scalloped (Bazzill Basics)
  • Brown/white patterned (The Scarlet Lime)
  • Sheer/satin stripe brown ribbon
  • Wooden button
  • Twine
  • Small jump ring
  • Transparency sheet (Hewlett Packard)

Tools

  • Computer with printer and decorative fonts (Scrapnfonts.com): DB Dad Monogram; DB Geo Borders; DB Just for Dad
  • Creative Cutter Inspiration computerized cutting system (Pazzles) or envelope/bag cover templates
  • Sewing machine and dark brown thread
  • Fine-line permanent pens: Zig Pure Black (EK Success); White Gelly Roll (Sakura)
  • Craft punches: 1/16” hole; 1/2” circle
  • Small cellophane bag

Directions

Hero Card & Envelope

  • 1. Make white side-fold card base. Cut 1”x7-1/2” strip from one scalloped edge of brown cardstock; adhere to back of card under fold, allowing scallops to show.
  • 2. Cut patterned paper slightly smaller than card front; machine stitch here and there along edges to add interest. Tie ribbon into bow around paper and adhere to card.
  • 3. Print letters HERO onto white cardstock using DB Dad Monogram font; cut out and mat on brown cardstock. Adhere letters to card.
  • 4. Use cutting system or template to cut white envelope; fold and assemble as indicated.
  • 5. Punch thirteen 1/2” circles from brown cardstock. Beginning at center, adhere circles beneath envelope flap to look like scalloped trim; trim excess at ends.
  • 6. Dot scalloped trim on card and envelope with white pen. Dot white card edges with black pen.

Daddy-O Goodie Bag

  • 1. Use cutting system or template to cut bag cover from brown cardstock and patterned paper; cut lowercase “d” or other letter from both pieces in same place. Save cut-out patterned circle from letter.
  • 2. Cut same-size letter from white cardstock; trim 1/8” to 1/4” around outside edge of negative space left after cutting to create “frame.”
  • 3. Trim 1/4” from right edge of patterned paper cover and adhere layers together. Dot brown edge with white pen.
  • 4. Adhere frame letter to bag cover opening; dot with black pen. Cut and adhere transparency behind opening.
  • 5. Print sentiment tag, “Daddy-O” label and scroll border on white cardstock; dot tag and border edges with black pen. Adhere scroll border to top front edge of bag cover. Fold and assemble bag as indicated.
  • 6. Punch small hole in top of tag, upper right corner of label and two small holes close together at bottom right side of patterned “d” circle.
  • 7. Attach tag to circle with jump ring. Tie twine through button and adhere to circle; adhere circle to bag opening. Tie twine through label and adhere to bag.
  • 8. Fill cellophane bag with treats and place inside cover. Tie closed with ribbon.
by Regina Easter
Hero Card & Envelope
Hero Card & Envelope Daddy-O Goodie Bag
Daddy-O Goodie Bag