New Use for Stampin'Up! Circle Tab Punch
August 22, 2017
This weekend I found a great New Use for the Stampin'Up! Circle Tab Punch. When it was introduced in the new annual catalog I thought it was a great little punch that we could use to add some pizzazz to our cards and projects....which we can. But this weekend I held a card buffet and pack all the tools in a case for each card design. Use of sponges comes in handy but I can't always be right there to make sure the correct sponge is on the correct ink pad. So I decided I needed a way to label them. In the past I've tried permanent marker--which is great, except after I wash it--I may want to use it for another color.
That's where the Circle Tab Punch comes in....first, I usually cut my sponges in quarters
Take a piece of cardstock, slip it in the front opening of the circle tab punch and punch
Now, using a pen, write on the name of the color that you want to sponge
Fold the tab along the top fold mark
Slip the folded tab over the wedge edge of the sponge quarter
Slip the stapler over the tab down to the tab base and staple
Now it's ready for sponging Real Red ink on your project!
If you are using multiple sponging colors this will keep those sponges readily identifiable for each color. There's nothing more upsetting than to contaminate your Daffodil Delight ink pad with Real Red ink! Been there, Done that--no fun!
Below are the supplies we used for this great new use of the Circle Tab punch. You can place your order in my store using the Shop Now button at the right side of the page.
Remember, you need to use those Stampin'Up! $5 coupons you earned last month before August 31st. AND, remember to use this month's HOST code when you check out (2SEBQ4GB). You will receive $5 in Stampin'Up! product from me for each $50 in Stampin'Up! product that you purchase (excludes shipping & tax)
Here are the supplies: