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Pouch and Card Holder

 

Card Holder

With an influx of hockey papers, pictures and magazines, how do you re-use the memorabilia you’ve collected throughout the season. A hockey bag, purse or gym bag can become a disaster pretty quickly and this weeks project can help with that. The larger pouch easily fits chapstick, bobby pins, tissues, hair elastics, and the 50 other little things that collect in your various bags. The project is supposed to be a clutch and you could certainly make one; although the sizing can easily be modified to make a pouch that fits your needs.



DIY: Carry Pouch and Card Holder
Cost: $10 or less

 

Hockey Magazines

 

1. Supplies: hockey magazines, self seal laminating sheets, embroidery thread/elastic/ribbon, button, scissors.

 

 

 

2. Pick an assortment of pictures and make into a collage.

Pouch Photo

3. Follow the directions for the laminating sheets and laminate your collage.
4. Cut the laminated collage into a perfect square, for a card holder 6×6 works well, for the bigger pouch 12×12.

Folding 3 sides and securing with laminate sheet

 

5. Begin forming the pouch/card holder by folding three corners to the middle and securing them in place with another laminating sheet. (Tip: Before securing, be sure to flip the pouch over and make sure the front design is right side up or angled the way you’d like!)

 

6. Next, cut the corners of the sides, making the top corner able to fold down farther.

 

 

 

Secure the button and a loop to close the pouch!

7.Attach a  button to the flap (you can do this by punching a hole with scissors or even the tip of a steak knife) and thread the elastic, ribbon or thread to secure. Do the same with the bottom of the pouch with a small loop. This will secure your pouch, so you can close it shut!

It fits a little bit of everything and keeps your bag clean!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pictures and directions for the DIY idea can be found at the A Beautiful Mess link below. Be sure to browse their site as well, it’s a gem!

http://abeautifulmess.typepad.com/my_weblog/2012/04/magazine-clutch-diy.html?cid=6a00d8358081ff69e20163053fdbfc970d#comment-6a00d8358081ff69e20163053fdbfc970dI

If anyone completes the project, send photos to: winter@thepinkpuck.com


Winter was hooked on hockey by age 6, when she first witnessed a bench clearing brawl between the Boston Bruins and the Ottawa Senators. Growing from hockey fan to hockey player, Winter followed her passions by founding The Pink Puck. While she also loves fashion and the outdoors, hockey will always be her center ice. Email: winter@thepinkpuck.com Twitter: @Winter_Adams

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