Enjoy the Moments Journal & Pen


size: 6"x6"

Materials

  • Blank journal (Michaels)
  • RSVP Pen (Pentel)
  • Pure Luxury cardstock (Gina K. Designs): White; Ivory; Red
  • Papers: Nightlight Collection Charles (October Afternoon); Early Bird Collection Brunch (Cosmo Cricket)
  • Ribbon: sheer satin-edged white (Offray); Olive, Soft Sky, Red Double Stitched (Stampin' Up!)
  • White button (Gina K. Designs)
  • Red jewelry thread

Tools

  • Stamps: Friendship Set (JustRite Stampers); Best Friends Forever (Sarah Kay/Stampavie)
  • Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad (Tsukineko)
  • Markers: COPIC (Imagination International); Stampin' Write Red, Black (Stampin' Up!)
  • Cuttlebug Die Cutter & Embosser (ProvoCraft)
  • Nestabilities dies (Spellbinders): Labels Four; Standard Circles Small
  • Foam mounting tape

Directions

  • 1. Cover bottom half of journal cover with striped paper. Cut red cardstock panel to fit journal cover. Wrap sheer ribbon around front of panel, adhering ends at back; adhere to journal cover.
  • 2. Stamp girl image on white cardstock, color with COPIC markers and cut out.
  • 3. Die cut frame from Brunch paper; adhere stamped image with foam tape. Adhere label to journal.
  • 4. Using Stampin' Write markers, ink sentiment and stamp onto ivory cardstock. Use circle die to cut out sentiment; trim sentiment ends as shown. Adhere sentiment below image.
  • 5. Tie button to sheer ribbon using red jewelry thread. Tie various ribbons to journal binding.
  • 6. To create matching pen, cut strip of striped paper to fit length of pen barrel and roll into tight cylinder; insert paper into body of pen.
  • Tip
  • 1. If your gift recipient has little boys in her life, look for a fitting boy-and-his-dog image.
  • 2. For a fun home-office or craft-space makeover, create coordinating desk accessories. All that color is sure to get your juices flowing!
  • 3. Easily transform this design into a card using kraft cardstock as a base.

by Carolyn King

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