Tuesday, August 9, 2011
Cookbooking: Fancy Holders
Of course my tip is cookin' and cookbookin' related this week... making pocket holders to contain your recipe cards!
I made a pocket card to hold my recipe cards with Jillibean Soup papers. I used an EK success scallop punch for the border. Since I didn't have room to adhere my sides down, I wrapped matching Offray ribbon all the way around the card, brought it up through 2 holes in the front, and tied it down. Since the ribbon lets it expand, there is room for 10 cards. Voila!
This makes a nice gift for a friend--they can toss it in their pocketbook along with coupons, and take it to the grocery when they are shopping for the weekly menus!
I put a ribbon pull-tab on my sample recipe card, makes it easy to pull in and out of the holder. You can see I kept it quite flat so that it would not take up space when empty--waiting for all those yummy family recipes to be placed inside.