Miscellany

Autumn Personalized Notebook

By  Kathleen Paneitz 

Materials

  • Composition notebook, 7-1/2”x9-3/4”
  • Mod papers: Chunky Stripe; Big Red (Autumn Leaves)
  • Heidi Swapp Dark Pink and Yellow Florals (Advantus)
  • Orange silk flower (Jo-Ann)
  • Yellow “Hip” Chip Chatter (initials) (Pressed Petals)
  • Petunia Polka Dot Brad (Bazzill Basics Paper)
  • Orange grosgrain ribbon, 1”, 18” length (Offray)

Tools

  • Adhesives: Paper-Tac; Gem-Tac (Beacon Adhesives)
  • Craft knife
  • 1. Cover bottom 1/3 of notebook with Big Red and top 2/3 with Chunky Stripe paper. Use craft knife to trim excess paper.
  • 2. Use craft knife to make slit on left side of notebook (next to binding) and where patterned papers meet. Thread orange ribbon through slit and around notebook; knot in center.
  • 3. Adhere initials to notebook. Insert brad through orange, yellow, and pink florals; adhere to notebook.
  • More
  • 1. Make a coordinating silk flower pen for a stylish gift set.