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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 ๐Ÿ™‚

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 ๐Ÿ˜‰ ย  )

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” ย & 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 ๐Ÿ™‚ ย 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

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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 ๐Ÿ™‚

Nearly everything I used for this was a leftover/offcut or scrap of paper… I’m doing a lot of these wee projects lately, ย 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 ๐Ÿ˜‰

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

Arts & Crafts, crafting, Notepads, Paper Piecing

Gardening Forever.. Housework Whenever Notepad

We still have no heating… although the engineer is supposed to be here today between 12pm and 6pm, so until then, I have to craft in the lounge, as that’s where my workshop heaters will remain until the house gas central heating is resumed.

Remember that gardening paper stack, journalling spots and rub-ons I bought the other week half price.. well they were in amongst a pile of stuff I brought down from the workshop… so I decided to make a notepad with them today ๐Ÿ™‚ ย  I will be keeping the rest of them to make a gardening mini next year to record all the stuff I grow ๐Ÿ™‚

Supplies List :~

  • Stampin Up Blue Cardstock from the Earth Elements Pack
  • Born to Shop “Go Green” A5 Patterned Paper & Glitter Transfer Stickers
  • Small Supermarket Notepad
  • Dimensional Adhesive Squares
  • ATG 700 Gun
  • Corner Chomper

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Floral Notes

I stocked up on notepads last time I hit the supermarket ๐Ÿ™‚ so thought I would do another notepad tonight with the leftover floral papers that I used earlier today to make the smile card ๐Ÿ™‚

Supplies List :-

  • Inexpensive supermarket own brand notepad
  • Papermania Rose Garden 8 x 8 Paper Stack with Die cuts
  • Turquoise Cardstock from The Paper Mill Shop
  • Dimensional Adhesive
  • Extra Tacky Red Tape
  • Fiskars Treading Water ย Border Punch (did the back flap)
  • Agean Blue Chalk Ink
  • Scotch ATG Gun

Oh and would you like a sneak peek at what I have started to do with a couple of the polystyrene balls I bought yesterday ๐Ÿ˜‰

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Rather Large Moo in Leopard Print Undies

I cant tell you how much I LOVE these Moo Stickers… and I found them in one of my drawers today by accident, but what a fab find;-)

The Sticker Pack is titled “In The Mood” and I think they are by a company called Design House… I’ll need to make more things with them over the coming weeks.

This is one of the small notepads again, and I have a video tutorial over on Youtube for this very notepad, once its finished uploading i’ll post the link here >>>>> { ย  ย  ย  ย  Notepad Tutorial ย  ย  ย  ย  ย  ย  ย  ย }

I love the pose she’s doing in the sticker and the fact that her knickers dont fit lol

Supplies List :-

  • In the Mood Stickers
  • Cheap Supermarket Notepad
  • Basic Grey Lemonade Collection 6 x 6 Paper pad
  • Cream Textured Cardstock
  • Colorbox Chalk Ink Ice Jade
  • Prima Whispers Flower
  • Prima Wildflowers Pillar Pack Mixed Item #529550
  • Mayarts Organza Ruffle Ribbon in Light Blue
  • Wild Orchid Crafts Foundation Rose 10mm
  • Extra Tacky Tape
  • Dimensional Adhesive
  • Double Sided Tape
  • Corner Chomper
  • Bazzill Textured Cardstock in an Olivey-Lime Green

I just love incorporating layered flowers in the things I make ๐Ÿ™‚

Arts & Crafts, crafting, Inking, Notepads, Paper Crafting

Altered Autumn Notepad

I picked up some new patterned paper today whilst I was in Dobbies Garden Centre getting some mixed corn for my chickens

I’m uploading a video at the moment that shows off all the lovely papers in the pack, ย I also made this altered notepad below using one of the gorgeous papers ๐Ÿ™‚

Supplies List :-

  • Asda Smartprice Notepad
  • Cream Cardstock
  • Peach Cardstock
  • Colorbox Chalk Ink in Creamy Brown
  • Sticker from my stash
  • Docrafts A5 Woodland Friends Patterned Paper Pack
  • Extra Tacky Red Tape
  • Rust Coloured button & Chenille
  • Scotch ATG 700 Adhesive

Thanks so much for visiting ๐Ÿ™‚