Friday, May 18, 2012

Mother's Day Notebooks


All I can say is "Thank goodness this week is over"
I was in bed for 4 days. I have not been so sick in about 10 years and it better not happen again for a very long time!!  I don't make for a very good patient.
OK, partially it was my fault because I didn't get the flu shot last Fall, so won't be missing it again this Fall. Oh well, hindsight is what 20:20?
I did miss out on Mother's Day though.  I can't say I missed it entirely because we will be celebrating likely next weekend. 



Here are 3 Notebook Holders that I made as gifts...2 have gone, 1 hasn't, so Tina if you are reading this stop right now!!  I know you won't heehee




 
Stamps: Betsy’s Blossom, Betsy’s Blossom Stampin’ Wheel
Paper: Sahara Sand, Raspberry Ripple, Whisper White
Ink: Gumball Green, Sahara Sand, Raspberry Ripple
Accessories: Big Shot, Circles #2, Gumball Green 3/8” Stitched Satin Ribbon, Naturals Designer Buttons, Linen Thread, and Scallop Edge Border Punch
 

Stamps: Creative Elements (c – 122647, $30.95 w – 122645, $40.95 p. 137 2011-2012 IB&C), Layered Labels
Paper: Crumb Cake, Very Vanilla, Summer Starfruit, Comfort Café DSP
Ink: Crumb Cake, Summer Starfruit, Pool Party
Accessories: Big Shot, Apothecary Accent Framelit Dies, Pool Party Ruffled Ribbon, Vintage Brad and Scallop Edge Border Punch





Stamps: Papaya Collage, Musical Note Stampin’ Wheel
Paper: Soft Suede, Whisper White, Baja Breeze
Ink: Soft Suede, Baja Breeze, Gumball Green, Primrose Petals,
Accessories: Big Shot, Labels Collection Framelit Dies, Baja Breeze Seam Binding Ribbon, Twitterpated Buttons, Eyelet Border Punch


Each of the notebook holders contain 4" x' 6" post-it notepads that you can put by the phone or even carry in your purse.  

It seems I am always looking for a pad to write on....but did I make myself one?...Guess the answer.



Enjoy and until next time....


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13 comments:

  1. Oh these are beautiful!! Wonderfully crafted!! Xoxo

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  2. Both of these are just lovely. Wonderful design.

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  3. Fabulous notebook holders! TFS

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  4. I'd like to see the inside. Does the ribbon hold anything? Is the Post-it pad just glued in? I like the fold-over design. Thanks for sharing.

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    1. Hi Barb. The ribbon does not hold anything and the post it note pad is just held in with sticky tape. There are a couple of tweaks that I will make for the next ones, so that there will be room for a pen and so that it closes better. Thanks for your comment

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  5. Beautiful work on these wonderful covered note pads, Karen!!

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  6. Lovely Karen and such nice gifts!

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  7. I hope you are feeling better. Your notebook holders are adorable!

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  8. It is funny how the best things we give away Karen.
    I hope you are feeling much better. Those sneaky bugs get you when you are least expecting it!
    Your post it holders are terrific and yes you should make a little stash for yourself :)

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  9. These are just gorgeous Karen, I love the pops of color on the neutral backgrounds. I am sure the recipients just loved them. I was just reading some of the new SU color names in your designs they sound so lush I love it! I hope you are feeling better and enjoy your belated Mother's Day Celebrations.

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  10. Wow! I LOVE these, Karen! I am sure they were a big hit!

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  11. Karen Love the little notebooks! So cute. I keep my post-its in the car... this would be so much cuter.
    Sorry to hear that you've been sick. I HATE being sick, but I DO get a flu shot every year no matter what some might think. Feel better. hugs.

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