Dear Old Dad Father’s Day Gift Wallet with Authentique “Dapper” Collection
Hello, Friends! It’s always hard to know what to get Dad for Father’s Day…or birthday…or Christmas for that matter! But today I have a project that I think every dad will absolutely love. I’ve created this Dear Old Dad Father’s Day Gift Wallet using Authentique’s “Dapper” collection. The images, patterns and colors are perfectly retro, wonderfully whimsical and fabulously fun.
See what I mean about these papers? They just capture that retro vibe so well! If your Dad loves puzzles, then he’ll love the design of this album. Although it only measures 4″ x 4″ x 1/2″, it opens up to 12″ wide x 15″ long. Filled with interactive elements like pockets, tags, fold outs and flip pages, the design meshes perfectly with the playful feel of these fun papers.
I created a belly band with ribbon and a large vintage button from my stash to decorate the top of the album. The button echoes the design of the LP album in the focal image, which makes me very happy indeed.
Dear Old Dad Father’s Day Gift Wallet Details
I used a Velcro closure instead of magnets as the paper is thick and I was afraid a magnet would not close.
Don’t you just love these images and the sassy captions?
Unfolding the gift wallet is an adventure all on its own.
Each of these decorative panels flips open to reveal photo mounts or hidden journaling spots.
And it just keeps on opening! I added pockets to the center panel so that gift cards, photos, tickets, chocolates or other small gifts can be inserted.
These tiny tags fill the pockets, and I just loved how easy it was to pull them together using the stickers from the Dapper collection.
This is what the gift wallet looks like when it’s fully opened. To help you get a real feel for the flow of this project, I created a very short YouTube video tour.
Dear Old Dad Father’s Day Gift Wallet Video on YouTube
Dear Old Dad Father’s Day Gift Wallet Supply List and Product Links
- Authentique “Dapper” 12×12 Collection Kit
- Stickers from the above collection
- Patriotic Diamond Print Grosgrain Ribbon
- 2 sheets of 12×12 Kraft Cardstock
- 2 sheets of 8.5″ x 11″ cardstock for matting
- 1/4″ Scor-Tape
- Chipboard Letters
- Velcro Dots
- Button from my stash
I hope I’ve shared some tips and tricks that you can use in your own crafty adventures. If so, I’d love to hear from you in the comment section below.
Thanks for stopping by!