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Shabby Chic Notepad

I made this little altered shabby chic notepad in the workshop this evening… still experiencing internet connection problems up there, so i’ll be getting my hubby to try and fix it for me πŸ™‚

There’s a few layers of muslin, music sheet paper, seam binding and laces πŸ™‚

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Summer Cherry Notepad

I had another lovely night up in my workshop tonight… I had some company again and we crafted away together until 23:30 !

I made an altered notepad and my daughter made a tag with one of the Greeting Farm Crew colouring in with Copic Markers.

Here’s the Summer Cherry Altered Notepad that I made

Supplies List :~

  • 1 x Notepad
  • Bazzill Textured Cardstock in Yellow and Cherry Red
  • Cherry Ephemera from the Flora and Fauna Cardstock and Vellum Pack from K & Co
  • Seam Binding
  • Lindys Stamp Gang Mists to dye the seam binding
  • Red & Yellow Cherry Blossom Mulberry Flower

Here is the tag my daughter was working on πŸ™‚ isn’t it gorgeous.. her very first attempt at colouring with Copic Markers.. love all the distressing that she did too πŸ™‚

Supplies / methods used :-

  • Painting with Acrylic Paint
  • Stamping
  • Colouring with Copics
  • Dyeing Seam Binding with Glimmer Mist
  • Distressing with Distress Ink
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Balm of Friendship

This is another little altered noteapd that I made last night up in the workshop… it combines gorgeous Prima Paper and the fab rescue remedy stamps from Waltzing Mouse Stamps

Supplies List :-

  • 1 x Small Supermarket Notepad
  • Prima Patterned Paper
  • Waltzing Mouse Stamp Set ~ Rescue Remedy
  • Tuxedo Black Memento Ink
  • 2 x Different Laces
  • Kaisercraft Small pink flowers
  • 1 x lace daisy
  • Lindys Stamp Gang Magical Mica’s
  • Websters Papers Blooms

Altered Items, Arts & Crafts, crafting, Distressing, Handmade, Inking, Matt & Layer, Notepads, Paper Crafting, Shabby Chic, Uncategorized

Kitty Altered Notepad

I have had a wonderful morning and afternoon up in my workshop crafting away in the sunshine… it is such a beautiful day!

This morning seen me gathering all the supplies together for my “Meat” Recipe Card Swap over at Your Paper Pantry.. and it’s coming along nicely.. so far I have …

  • Cut the chipboard 4″ x 6″
  • Cut the Patterned Paper out
  • Dyed my seam binding
  • Printed & Cut out the bulls & Colemans
  • Made my german glitter glass flowers

I need to order more Claudine Hellmuth Multi Medium in Matte, I’m almost out of it and don’t have enough left to complete my recipe swap cards {{eeek}} so I will be ordering 4 pots of the stuff, just incase .. Β .. Β .. because I never want to run out of it again πŸ˜‰

I managed to crackle accent the flowers on my Spring ATC’s too and get my details put onto the backs of them… they are sitting in front of me now as I type this in their little cello bags just ready to go in the mail to Tina Lynn πŸ™‚

I made an altered notepad today too..

Supplies List :-

  • 1 x cheap supermarket notepad
  • Bazzill Textured Cardstock in a Tiffany Blue
  • Prima Madeleine 6 x 6 Patterned Paper
  • Docrafts Pampered Pets Die cut Cat
  • Donna Salazar Crafty Chronicles
  • Claudine Hellmuth Studio Multi Medium in Matte
  • Seam Binding
  • Tattered Angels Patina Glimmer Mist
  • Wild Orchid Crafts 10mm Blue Foundation Rose
  • Martha Stewart Sugar Cube Glitter
  • Lace
  • Fiskars Treading Water Edge Punch
  • SEI Tiffany Blue Chalk Ink

Altered Items, Arts & Crafts, card making, crafting, Distressing, Handmade, Inking, Matt & Layer, Mini Cards, Mulberry Flowers, Notepads, Paper Crafting, Shabby Chic, stamping, Uncategorized

Altered Notepad with Matching Card

I had a great time up in my workshop tonight, I created this altered notepad and matching card with the company of 3 lovely ladies and one guest on Ustream… Thanks so much for keeping me company tonight, Ellen, Audrey and Elizabeth πŸ™‚

here’s what I made… a cheap supermarket notepad altered into a nice gift that you could give to someone, or even a mother’s day pressie (hope my children read this πŸ˜‰ Β  )

Supplies list for notepad :=

  • Cheap supermarket notepad
  • Prima Annalee 12 x 12 Patterned Paper
  • Coredinations Green Textured tear it sand it emboss it paper
  • Cuttlebug Swirls Embossing folder
  • White Seam Binding
  • Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist in Juniper
  • Cosmic Shimmer Mist in Golden Mint
  • Nestabilities Labels 1
  • Hellibore & Foundation Rose Flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts
  • Hot Glue Gun & Dimensional Adhesive
  • Bazzill Cream Cardstock
  • Fiskars Treading Water Border Punch
  • SEI Tiffany Blue Chalk Ink.

and a card to match

Supplies list for the card are similar to the above but with the following extras…

  • Cream Cotton Lace
  • Light Pink Nylon Lace
  • “Loving you More each Day” Β & Triple Heart Stamp by Basic Grey
  • Colorbox Chalk Ink in Olive Pastel & Chestnut Roan
  • Hero Arts Self Adhesive Clear Pearls
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Angel Crafts Papillon Ribbon Kit : Altered Notepad

I opened up my lovely Papillon Ribbon Kit this evening from Angela at Angel Crafts, she very kindly sent me one to have a play around with πŸ™‚ Β This is the first of many project that i’ll be making with it…

Supplies Used :-

  • 1 x Supermarket Notepad
  • Prima Botanicals 6 x 6 Patterned Paper
  • Papillon Ribbon Kit from Angel Crafts
  • Double Sided Adhesive
  • Cotton Lace
  • Prima Flowers from the kit
  • Ribbon from the kit
  • Bazzill Cardstock
  • Wild Orchid Crafts 10mm Rose
  • Hot Glue Gun
  • Burgundy Cardstock from Stampin Up
  • Copic Spica Gold Glitter Pen
  • Memento Ink
  • Butterfly Stamp from the kit
  • Donna Salazar Crafty Chronicles
  • Claudine Hellmuth Multi Medium in Matte

Altered Items, crafting, Handmade, Matt & Layer, Notepads, Paper Crafting, Recycling

How to Grow Your Own Chocolate Notepad

I had a bit of a this and that night in the workshop, i’d finished off sticking the chickens and speckling the eggs, I then cut out some chipboard stars and glittered them with gold and silver glitter glass, then I made this wee notepad and called it a night πŸ™‚

Nearly everything I used for this was a leftover/offcut or scrap of paper… I’m doing a lot of these wee projects lately, Β just to use up the scraps, I stopped putting them in a big bag and just leave them lying on the side of my desk, and in theory, i;ll use them to get my desk tidy again, and it seems to be working πŸ˜‰

Supplies List :-

  • Supermarket own brand cheap notepad
  • K & Company Bailey or Charlotte Patterned Paper
  • Bazzill Light Green, Light Blue and Patina Textured Cardstock
  • Papermania Lemon Sorbet Flower and Button
  • Hand Dyed Seam Binding with Lemon Zest Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist… left over from another project
  • Double Sided Tape
  • Design House Sticker
  • Red Line/Extra Tacky Tape
  • Glue Dots