Masterpiece Monday – Personalised Notebook

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Good Morning and welcome to my Masterpiece Monday. No before you ask I’ve not gone mad I am just super busy working on a HUGE commission and so I didn’t get around to posting yesterday. What with that and half term it is a crazy place in Skilton Towers but please bear with me!! If I go silent for a couple of days I am still here, just locked in my craft room working away!!

So today I am going to share with you a notebook, that is very simple to make but very effective.

Personalised Notebook

Products

Blank Nootbook
12 x 12″ Paper – Sycamore Street – Stampin Up!
Cardstock – Blue, Purple, Orange and White
Mason Jar Stamp – Stampin Up
Butterfly Punch
Alphabet Die – Abracadabra – Do Crafts
Coloured Ribbon
The Steps

Step 1
Take your blank notebook and cut a piece of Blue cardstock slightly smaller so that it sits on the notebook.

Personalised Notebook #1

Step 2
Take a piece of patterned paper and trim just smaller than the Blue cardstock so that it can be mounted on top.

Personalised Notebook #2

Step 3
Take a piece of White cardstock and stamp the Mason Jar onto it. Using the framelet die cut out the mason jar.

Personalised Notebook #3

Step 4
Cut a scallop and a scallop circle large enough to place the Mason Jar on.

Personalised Notebook #4

Step 5
Punch out lots of butterflies in matching colours.

Personalised Notebook #5

Step 6
Attach all of the above to your blank notebook.

Personalised Notebook #6

Step 7
Add your chosen text.

Personalised Notebook #7

 

I love hearing from you all so please feel free to leave a comment or contact me if you have any questions about this or any of my other creations!

Happy crafting x

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Masterpiece Monday – We Have Valentines Day Pegged!

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Welcome to a very late Masterpiece Monday!!  I have been busy having a refurbishment on the craft room so have not managed to get back in there until today!  I will be sharing pictures of this later in the week but today I would like to share a large decorative Peg I have made for Valentines Day.  This would make a lovely gift to give a partner with a picture of the two of you or the children.

Valentines Day Peg Photo #1

Supplies

Product List

Large Wooden Peg
12 x 12″ Paper – Bo Bunny – Love Me
Marker Pens
Coloured Cardstock
Ribbon
Twine
Small Heart Punch
The Steps

Step 1
Take the peg and cover both sides with your chosen patterned paper. Remember that to use your peg as a photograph or note holder you will need to stick any patterned paper upside down as this is the way the peg stands.
Valentines Day Peg Step #1

Step 2
Print and colour the image, I have coloured mine using Promarkers.
Valentines Day Peg Step #2

Step 3
Die cut a circle and a scalloped circle and mount the image onto these.
Valentines Day Peg Step #3

Step 4
Add ribbon to the back of the scalloped circle. Adhere a bow with Twine and a punched Heart to decorate.
Valentines Day Peg Step #4

Step 5
Cut another Scalloped Circle and adhere to the back to cover the workings.
Valentines Day Peg Step #5

Step 6
Using adhesive attach the circle with image to the peg.
Valentines Day Peg Step #6

 

Valentines Day Peg Photo #2

I always love hearing from you so please leave your comments.  If you have any questions please contact me.

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Masterpiece Monday – Magnetic Peg Clips

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Hello and welcome to my Masterpiece Monday!

Masterpiece Monday - Magnetic Peg Clips Photo #1

Do you remember I made a Sticky Note Holder a couple of weeks ago?  Well today I am making some magnetic pegs to use on your fridge to hold notes etc.  They match the Note Holder perfectly so would be great to put together and give as a gift.  If you are using these to give as a gift why not display them in a clear poly bag to give it that professional finish?

Supplies

Product List
Wooden Clothes Pegs
12 x 12″ Paper – Echo Park – Country Drive Range
Tonic Punches – Flower
Butterfly Punch
Coloured Cardstock
Adhesive Stones
Ribbon Bows
Ladybird Button

The Steps

Step 1
Take 5 standard size wooden clothes pegs.
Masterpiece Monday - Magnetic Peg Clips Photo #1

Step 2
Cut 2 strips of paper measuring 7.2cm x 1cm for each peg.
Masterpiece Monday - Magnetic Peg Clips Photo #2

Step 3
Cover the back of each strip with Red double sided tape.
Masterpiece Monday - Magnetic Peg Clips Photo #3

Step 4
Repeat with all 5 pegs
Masterpiece Monday - Magnetic Peg Clips Photo #4

Step 5
Punch 6 flowers using Tonic Punches. Each completed flower requires 3 punched flowers.
Masterpiece Monday - Magnetic Peg Clips Photo #5

Step 6
Curl the petals on each flower and join together.  Add an adhesive stone to the centre.
Masterpiece Monday - Magnetic Peg Clips Photo #6

Step 7
Punch out 2 butterflies.
Masterpiece Monday - Magnetic Peg Clips Photo #7

Step 8
Embellish the pegs with the flowers and butterflies as shown. For the other pegs add a bow or any other embellishments you like.
Masterpiece Monday - Magnetic Peg Clips Photo #8

Step 9
Cut 1cm squares from the magnetic strip and adhere to the back of the peg.
Masterpiece Monday - Magnetic Peg Clips Photo #9

Step 10
Trim a piece of Kraft Card 12cm x 7cm.
Masterpiece Monday - Magnetic Peg Clips Photo #10

Step 11
Add the pegs to the card to display.
Masterpiece Monday - Magnetic Peg Clips Photo #11

 

I would love to hear your comments and as usual if you have any questions please contact me.

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Masterpiece Monday – Creating With Chronology

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On Saturday I demonstrated the latest Do Crafts products at Chaplins in Plymouth. I have now uploaded the projects that I designed here for anyone that would like the full product list or full instructions. It is made using the new Chronology range which uses the most fabulous, vibrant colours.

Supplies

Do Crafts Products

PMA 160132 – 12 x 12″ Paper Pack (32pk) Chronology
PMA 1641502 – A4 Textured Premium Cardstock (20pcs) Capsule – Black
PMA 1641501 – A4 Textured Premium Cardstock (20pcs) Capsule – Vanilla Cream
PMA 157163 – A4 Die Cut Toppers (2pk) Chronology – Postcards
PMA 353202 – Gears (6pcs) Chronology
PMA 353201 – Brads (60pcs) Chronology
PMA 907145 – 4 x 4″ Urban Stamp – Chronology – Looking Glasses
DOA 550205 – Dye Ink Pad – Black
DOA 851102 – Dual Tip Brush Markers (12pcs) Vintage
XCU 503153 – Alphabet Die – Headliner

 

The Steps

Step 1
Cut a piece of A4 Cream Cardstock so it measures 28cm on the long side. Then score it at 7cm and 21cm.

Step 1 - Creating with Chronology

Step 2
Cut 4 pieces of Black Cardstock 6.5cm x 20cm. Mat and layer 2 with Green Patterned Paper and 2 with Orange Patterned Paper.

Step 2 - Creating with Chronology

Step 3
Cut a piece of Black Cardstock 13.5cm x 20.5cm and layer Purple Patterned Paper on top.

Step 3 - Creating with Chronology

Step 4
Adhere the purple piece to the inside, middle section of the card, and the 2 Green sections on either side.

Step 4 - Creating with Chronology

Step 5
Adhere the 2 Orange strips to both sides of the card front.

Step 5 - Creating with Chronology

Step 6
Cut a piece of Black Cardstock 11.5cm x 5cm and mat Green Patterned Paper on top. Die-cut the word Dad from Black Cardstock and stick to the Green Paper centrally.

Step 6 - Creating with Chronology

Step 7
Trim a piece of Black Cardstock 17.5cm x 6.5cm and adhere Orange Patterned Paper to the top. Stamp The image into Cream Cardstock.

Step 7 - Creating with Chronology

Step 8
Attach the Stamped Image, the Orange strip and the Dad sentiment to the inside of the card.

Step 8 - Creating with Chronology

Step 9
Cut a piece of Black Cardstock 11.5cm x 7.5cm and mat Purple Patterned Paper on top. Add a Green Oval die-cut an the Birthday Greetings Sentiment. Adhere this to the front of the card.

Step 9 - Creating with Chronology

Step 10
Die-cut a medium sized flower from Black Cardstock and a smaller one from Green Patterned Paper. Screw these into a ball and unfold. Ink around the edges.

Step 10 - Creating with Chronology

Step 11
Piece the flowers together and add a cog to the top of the flower using a brad. Adhere to the front of the card.

Step 11 - Creating with Chronology

Step 12
Stamp the image onto Cream Cardstock and using the second to smallest flower die cut 2 flowers from the stamped card, ink around the edges with Green and Orange Artist Pens.

Step 12 - Creating with Chronology

Step 13
Add a brad through the centre of the flowers and adhere to the sides of the Dad sentiment.

Step 13 - Creating with Chronology

 

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Masterpiece Monday – Perfect Post-It Notes Holder

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Supplies

Special Products
XCut Border Punch – Leafy Lace
Echo Park 12 x 12″ Paper – Country Drive – Leafy Tree Tops
Echo Park 12 x 12″ Paper – Country Drive – Journaling Cards

From your local Craft Shop
Coloured Cardstock, Ribbon, Paper Flowers, Charm and Twine

Essentials
Hot glue gun, glue sticks and double sided tape

The Steps

Step 1
Trim a piece of turquoise cardstock to 8.5cm x 17cm
Step 1 - Perfect Post-It Notes Holder

Step 2
Score at 8cm and 9cm on the long edge
Step 2 - Perfect Post-It Notes Holder

Step 3
Apply double sided tape to the back of the Post-It Note and adhere inside the cover
Step 3 - Perfect Post-It Notes Holder

Step 4
Trim two pieces of red cardstock to 8cm x 7.5cm. Punch along the 8cm edge using the XCut Border Punch – Leafy Lace
Step 4 - Perfect Post-It Notes Holder

Step 5
From the Echo Park Country Drive Leafy Tree Tops Paper cut two pieces measuring 7.5cm x 7cm and adhere to the red cardstock
Step 5 - Perfect Post-It Notes Holder

Step 6
Run a strip of double sided tape along the centre of the cover
Step 6 - Perfect Post-It Notes Holder

Step 7
Cut a piece of red ribbon 50cm long and adhere to the double sided tape
Step 7 - Perfect Post-It Notes Holder

Step 8
Adhere the decorated pieces to the cover
Step 8 - Perfect Post-It Notes Holder

Step 9
Taking the Echo Park Paper – Journaling Cards cut out “Remember This” and layer onto yellow cardstock and adhere to the centre of the front cover. Embellish using paper flowers and ladybird charm
Step 9 - Perfect Post-It Notes Holder

 

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