Good Morning! So for today's Using My Tools Thursday post I chose to pull out some embellishments that were hiding away in boxes and drawers. I used them on a homemade notepad cover with coordinating notepad and pen. I made this one for my mom. She loves the ocean and so I thought she might like the teal color. I originally was going to use some seaside stickers but once I pulled them out I felt it just didn't work so I went hunting in my stash. The whole purpose of Using My Tools posts! Yea!!
I hope you enjoy. You can find the tutorial I used to make this Notepad cover under my tutorial tab.
I found the image on line using a google search for vintage photos. I made sure to use ones that did not have a watermark or come from a site that looked like it might be copyrighted. I used an R.S>V. Pen from Staples in order to add my matching patterned paper to the pen.
Here's a close up of the embellishments.
I also added some sequins and clear gems for added bling.
and here's the inside coordinated as well with the patterned paper.
this was lots of fun and I made a few more so I'll be sharing those along the way over the next several months.
Bazzill card stock-Rain
Wild Orchid Flowers
Bazzill card stock-Lily Pond
Patterned paper- Me & My Big Ideas -Fashion District 12 x 12 stack
metal embellishment for my stash
I hope you enjoyed my post and find time to try this project yourself. I think it's a nice project to personalize and you could certainly use your own photos. Maybe some of the kids or pets.
Have a fantastic Thursday and I hope you find the time to make something beautiful.....
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