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Thursday, November 5, 2015

UMT- Vintage Notepad Cover

Welcome to my newest Using My Tools Post. Today's project is something different than I usually do. I decided to take on a notebook cover and use some of my Wild Orchid flowers I haven't used in a while. In fact, I got ambitious and made 8 different notebook styles and I'll be posting those over the next several weeks. I hope you like today's project and find inspiration to pull out of your stash some gentle neglected tool, embellishment or paper of your own and make something beautiful.
I began by watching a Youtube tutorial on how to make this notebook Cover. You can find the tutorial on my blog under the tutorial tab. I started the project by pulling some images from a google search resizing them and then printed it in color. 
I then made the cover per the instructions in the tutorial, added the pattern paper to the pen, some photo corner mounts and the flowers
Here's a closeup of the flower decorations

Here's a close up of the pen

and a close up of the decorated notebook

I hope you are inspired to try making this notebook yourself. Again, you can find the tutorial I used under my tutorial tab.

Bazzill Mud Pie cardstock
12x12 Recollections Memories Documented paper stack
R.S.V.P. pen
Wild Orchid paper flowers
notepads purchased from walmart (6 pack)

Have  a wonderful Thursday! Now...make sure to make something beautiful today!

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1 comment:

Barbara Godden said...

what a lovely vintage noteboook, the image is gorgeous and the flowers beautiful. thanks for the tutorial.