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Mini Match Box Card Kit

Vicki Flinchum is our Guest Blogger for today and will show you how to make a great little gift for someone, a Mini Match Box Card Kit.  This post is one of two, so stay tuned tomorrow for a second post by Vicki.  You can visit Vicki at her blog here.  First, here’s a little about Vicki:

"I’m married to a wonderful man, Michael and have two awesome children, Samantha and Troy, ages 10 and 5.    Thanks to my great husband…I’m a Stay At Home Mom. I retired from 20 years of government service to stay home and raise my children. I have been involved in arts and crafts since I was a child. More recently I owned a faux painting and home décor business and an online scrapbook store. I became involved in scrapbooking about two years ago and was hooked. I love making altered projects and mini albums.  I have taught classes on basic scrapbooking  and tool techniques.  I host an annual crop for my daughter’s Girl Scout troop. I love teaching people (young and old) to scrap, alter and create. I lost my Mom a few years ago and inherited a box of unmarked photos to chronicle my childhood. I think scrapbooking is important to preserve memories for future generations, something I wish my mother would have thought important too. I get my children involved in scrapping, making books and crafts, in general, as often as possible.  I truly don’t think there is anything you can’t do with these hobbies. I’ve made books, altered doors, built clocks and altered furniture…all in the name of crafting and, of course, FUN."


Paper cutter


Craft scissors

Tape runner

Craft knife


250 count kitchen match box set

Patterned paper


Mini baggie

Mini stamps, tape runners, gel pens, paper punches, etc.

Cut patterned paper 4 ½ x 9 (match box inner box) inches. And 8 ½ x 4 ¾ (match box outer cover) inches. Cover match box inner & outer covers with patterned paper and glue.

Decorate outer box.

Cut and fold cards to 2 ¼ x 4 ½ . Measure and cut envelopes to match.

Fill box with three cards and envelopes and miscellaneous card making tools: rub ons, stamps, bling, patterned paper, etc.


Send to some deserving person!!

Vicki Flinchum

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  1. September 18th, 2008Posted | Permalink

    Is this for the matchbox swap on the site at Making Memories For You?
    yours turned out great.

  2. cheryl
    September 18th, 2008Posted | Permalink

    I’ve been thinking of ideas to alter the door to my scrap room for a few weeks now and can’t decide. what did you do to alter a door? Any pics?
    [email protected]

  3. September 18th, 2008Posted | Permalink

    oh wow you came to the right person cause Vicki is on my DT and altered her sons bedroom door and OMG Its amazing.
    You can see it on our site and belive it might be on her blog?

  4. txscrapaddict
    September 18th, 2008Posted | Permalink

    Special thanks to Amy Duff at Making Meories For You for the matchbox idea!!

  5. September 18th, 2008Posted | Permalink

    This is adorable! What a great idea!

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