Thursday, April 16, 2015

My First Pocket Pal Letter

Hello, everyone!!! I hope that your week is going well and that soon you will be enjoying a marvelous weekend!! We have had rain all week so sunshine would be a real treat!!

I guess with this posting I will have joined the latest craze in the papercrafting world---Pocket Pal Letters!!! It seems that they are EVERYWHERE!!! So here is my very first Pocket Pal Letter....

This is the front of my letter made to reciprocate a letter I received from Traci Savely...and admittedly I didn't know where to begin...hahaha  I have used papers from the Tilda Country Escape Paper Pad and used an 18 pocket page...9 on the front and 9 on the back. Each of the pockets has a small gift for the recipient. There are many instructions and examples over on You Tube for this phenomenon!! You can see on the spine, I have also used a resin flower, tiny bottles filled with fairy dust, and a pink bead charm. And here is the backside....

You can see that I have placed some tiny pearl embellies in the two diagonal pockets but the other pockets will remain a surprise until the recipient receives the letter.

Thank you so much for coming by and I hope to see you again real soon!! Until the next time, I send big hugs!!


Suzan L said...

Hi Jacque, your first pocket letter is gorgeous!! I love how you embellished all 18 of the pockets!!
Big Hugs,

theCook said...

I had never heard of a pocket pal letter, which makes me think we are not part of the same crafty world! I think the idea is great! And yours is lovely.

Dunja Dücker said...

Your PL is just gorgeous Jacque, i love everything about it, the colors are pretty and all the beautiful details are stunning. I LOVE IT!!!

Have a beautiful weekend,
Hugs, Dunja xoxo

Pollard Carole said...

Stunning project such patience Love and hugs Carole x

Lisa said...

Oh no! Now you've done it Jacque. Here I was totally clueless to the latest and greatest craze and now you've gone and made me all curiouser!!! LOL I have never heard of this, not even in the slightest, but boy OH boy...look what I've been missing. These are just the coolest thing and WOW the one you've made is gorgoeus!! It's like a friendship advent calendar of sorts with gifts of admiration in each square. I love what you've done here!! Also, I'm so happy you're feeling better and that physical therapy is helping you!!
Big hugs to you,
Lisa x

KT Fit Kitty said...

This is gorgeous! I've seen a few of these around and they are so amazing! Have never tried making one myself - they look very time-intensive! But the result here is fabulous! So many little details to look at and explore!

Jennifer Scull said...

oh Jacque, I am so very happy to see you back posting your pretties again! I missed you!

this is absolutely GORGEOUS! so sorry you had such a tough time with your pinched nerves, but it obviously didn't affect your crafting in any way, shape, or form. you have such a gift.

enjoy your weekend!

traci savely said...

You made a beautiful pocket letter! I love all your creations. I am always inspired by every detail . I would love to know ur thought process . Wished you did tutorials ! Lol. Thank you my friend, I am so glad u are feeling better! Hugs Traci

UTs Hobby Time said...

Absolutely stunning. Love your choice of patten paper and all the cute embellishments.

scrAPpamondo said...

Wow! So creative work! Stunninmg!Love all the details!

cathylynn said...

I love your pocket page front and back. Your started your first one with a blast of gorgeousness! (the Tilda DP's are beautiful) I have not made these yet.... To busy playing with appliques and lace I guess.. I saw this first on FB and had to visit your blog too! Looking forward to more of your crafts!
Hugs, Cathy-Lynn

Helena (Gvendalen) said...

Stunning project, I love your pocket page. hugs, Helena

Michelle said...

I've been out of the stamping world for a looong time, so I have no idea what a pocket thingy is ...... but it doesn't matter, this is adorable! It does like way more work that I could handle though .... LOL

Heidi said...

I have not heard of these but it is very cute.

Dr Sonia S V said...

Oh this is so beautiful Jacque. Dropping by to see how you are. Hope you are doing good health wise
Dr Sonia
Cards Crafts Kids Projects

Grace Baxter said...

I have never heard of this craft before. All of your pockets look adorable. I will have to check out some other postings to learn what these are all about. TFS.

Jennifer Scull said...

I'm popping back in again to check on you. it's been a while since you last posted and I wanted you to know I've been thinking about you. sending big, but gentle!, hugs to you!

have a great weekend! :)

Have A Scrap Happy Day said...

You did a super fabulous job. Really love how you filled each pocket with goodies.

Edilza Teixeira said...

OI Jacque!!!

Cadê você menina??? Saudades de você e suas postagens. Me dê notícias. Como você está de saúde???


Auntie Em said...

Your pocket letter is so pretty! The first one I made was a little intimidating but they are so much fun once you get started and so wonderful to receive.
Thanks for sharing your beautiful work! :)

Edilza Teixeira said...

Oi Jacque!!!

Como você está ?. Aqui no BRASIL o Pocket Letters (PL) virou febre nacional. É maravilhoso fazer. Mas estou preocupada com você. COMO VOCÊ ESTÁ?? Por favor dar notícias.

Beijos carinhosos

memorial garden benches said...

I so love them! The colors are pretty and all the beautiful details are stunning. Thanks for sharing!

rovianne said...

Hi Jacque, I hope you are doing okay? It's been so long since you've posted that I'm worried.

paperpapier said...

Hi Jacque, it's been almost 2 years since your last post here. Hope everything is fine with you.

Pollard Carole said...

Just clicked on this page and have remembered you have not been around for ages hope all is well Take care Hugs Carole x

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I am happy to see all of your nice cards and art work.