Honey Do List Notepad

Materials

  • Kraft notebook (Target)
  • Cardstock: Kraft (Bazzill Basics); Simply Smooth White (Cornish Heritage Farms)
  • Black/brown gingham ribbon (Creative Impressions)
  • Assorted buttons, three

Tools

  • Stamps (Cornish Heritage Farms): The Rummage Bin Sweet Bee Set; Vintage Text Scrapblock
  • Ink pads: Memento Tuxedo Black dye ink pad (Tsukineko); Tim Holtz Brushed Corduroy Distress Ink (Ranger)
  • COPIC markers (Imagination International)
  • Cuttlebug Die Cutter & Embosser (ProvoCraft)
  • Nestabilities Standard Circles LG Dies (Spellbinders)
  • Stapler
  • Mono Adhesive (Tombow)

Directions

STEP 1

  • Stamp front and back of notepad with black Vintage Text. Stamp black bees randomly over front cover.

STEP 2

  • Stamp black sentiment onto white cardstock; color with markers. Die cut image into circle.

STEP 3

  • Mat stamped circle on slightly larger die-cut kraft circle. Ink edges of both circles Brushed Corduroy. Adhere circles together; staple at upper right side. Adhere circles to notepad.

STEP 4

  • Tie ribbon through buttons as shown and adhere to notepad.

Tip

  • 1. Stamp bee and text background onto kraft cardstock, cut into squares or circles, and adhere to magnets for a fun, coordinating gift.
  • 2. For a different look, stamp notepad cover in same way, but leave off buttons and circle motif. Instead, tie coordinating ribbons to spiral binding.
  • 3. Stamp sentiment at top of long, magnetic notepad, the kind you hang on the refrigerator for grocery lists. Not out of sight, not out of mind!
by Julia Stainton
Honey Do List Notepad
Honey Do List Notepad