Thursday, January 9, 2014

Altered Spiral Notebook

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This Notebook creation below made Top 3 Jan 21, 2014
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Welcome Scrappers -
Today I created an Altered Spiral Notebook. I have way too many half-used Spiral Notebooks - so I decided it was time to do some alternating on them this year. The blank pages left inside will be great for note-taking, Journal entries and the like.
Here is my altered notebook using many already cut dies and cardstock scraps from my stash - yes, I have die cuts, and the like that I did not use on creations in 2013. Because most of the cover is done using left over die cutting items this notebook went together quickly.
 Have a crafty journey today. Thanks for stopping by. Gail
From This
To This


Recipe
Red Spiral Notebook
Blue DCWV Crafty Cardstock - not a scrap
Quickutz die for the Kraft Cardstock Sentiment
Heart Die cut - Memory Box
Blue cardstock was used for the heart
Note - clear stamp by Impressions [new stamp] 
I added the S to Note with a black Micron pen
Window Die - Memory Box - this window was created to be used on a creation in 2013 - it has a strip of lace at the top, background in the window is a digital from Seneca Pond Crafts and the snowflakes at the bottom is a 
Memory Box Crystal Snowflake Circle die cut using white cardstock
Pop Up tape
3 Blue Moon Drops
2 Glitter Gems
Scraps of Kraft Cardstock
Deer Die Cuts - Memory Box and Impressions Obsessions
MS Gray ink for the snow using scraps of white cardstock
Blue Glitter Tinsel along the spiral - I inherited a roll of lovely tinsel after my 
95-year-old MIL passed
  
I would like to share this altered notebook with the following challenges:

Monthly Challenges
Dec - January 31 Craft my Life Challenge NO Cards UE
Jan 1 - Jan 25 Crafting by Designs ATG UE
Jan 7 - Jan 31 Ribbon Carousel Love, Birthday, Get Well Or Just Because UE 
Dec 5 - Jan 15 Paper Crafting Journey Christmas UE
Jan 3 - Jan 31 Your Next Stamp Photo or Sketch Inspiration 3E #2 - hearts


 
  









 Weekly Challenges
Jan 5 - Jan 11 Pile it On - Just Because - UE
Jan 5 - Jan 11 Sentimental Sunday - Alter Something with a sentiment 3E #1
Jan 6- Jan 12 Love to Create Blue with Bling  Winter3E #2
Jan 6 - Jan 19 Crafty Boots ATG UE

Jan 6- Jan 19 Simon Says Monday Challenge - Blues 5E #3 - blue cardstocks
Jan 6 - Jan 19 Victorine Stamps 3 layers on the window UE
Jan 6 - Jan 19 The Kraft Journal - Lace it Up - 2E #1 lace on the window
Jan 6 - Jan 12 Eureka Stamps Blue and Bling 3E #3 tinsel, gems, moondrops
Jan 6- Jan 19 Crafting Desert Diva Linky Party UE
Jan 7 - Jan 13 Sweet Stamps - Use Kraft Paper 1E
Jan 8 - Jan 21 Digistamps4Joy - Glitter & Sparkle 3E #3 tinsel, gems, moondrops
Jan 8 - Jan 13 Simons Says Wed Challenge Ice Inspiration 5E #1 













Jan 1- Jan 13 INky Impressions Something New- Note Stamp - first time I have used this stamp UE
Jan 6 - Jan 31 Vs Sweet Ideas ATG 2E #1
Jan 9 - Jan 22 Crafty Girls ATG 3E #3
Jan 9 - Jan 15 DLART Thankful Thursday Hearts CH124 3E #2

Jan 9 - Jan 15 Cute Card Thursday - Cold & Frosty UE 
Jan 7 -Jan 13 Pinspirational Photo Challenge 5E - Using White/blue & winter #3





24 comments:

  1. I did see your spiral book somewhere else and it is genius but all I see here are brown spaces...........Lis

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  2. Your altered notebook looks great, I love the design you have created.

    Thank you for sharing your work with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.

    Dionne

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  3. Beautiful job on this project. Thanks for playing along with the Eureka! Stamps Challenge this week.

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  4. I love to alter notebooks and haven't done one in a while. Love those deer and your elements are so perfect for brrrrrrr MI. I would have to do some rainy day scene for here in FL. Thanks for joining us at {PIN}spirational Challenges this week.

    kReN, DT
    Come and see what I've done!
    http://afourthlife.blogspot.com

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  5. This is an awesome notebook! The deers look great and I love the colors! Thanks for joining us at the Simon Says Wednesday Challenge Blog! Have an awesome weekend!

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  6. Like how you altered the notebook. Especially like the Deer family. I have altered some regular size like this as well as mini ones.
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

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  7. There's those deer again :) What a beautiful altered notebook. Thanks for joining us again at {PIN}spirational Challenges this week. Good luck!
    Blessings,
    Zella

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  8. This is one gorgeous notebook, Gail! I simply adore it! Thanks for joining us at The Kraft Journal this week!

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  9. This is a wonderful creation with great details and perfect for our ‘GLITTER AND SPARKLE’ challenge. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
    Hugs
    Desíre
    {Digistamps4Joy DT Member}
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

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  10. wow! great re-purposing! The transformation is wonderful!

    Thanks for joining us at Sentimental Sundays...

    Sandy S
    ~Sentimental Sundays Design Team

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  11. A much prettier notebook! Thank you so much for joining our All Crafts challenge-hope to see you join us again soon :-) Elaine-xxx-

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  12. Beautful project.! Thanks for joiniing us at Crafty Girls - good luck! hugs Angelie

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  13. Beautiful Gail, love the scene you created! Fabulous winter scene and beautifully done in the blues & bling! Thank you so much for sharing with us at Love to Create Challenge!!

    Hugs'
    Jacki - LTC owner

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  14. Super project.

    Thanks for sharing at Love to Create this week.

    Susan

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  15. Love this! Very creative! Thanks so much for joining us at the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog! - Ashli :)

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  16. What a great project, TFS
    Thanks for linking up at Craftin Desert Divas!!

    Kathy
    Craftin Desert Divas Design Team
    http://3spoileddogs.blogspot.com/

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  17. WONDERFUL Notebook!!
    Thanks again for joining us at PIO last week!
    Have a GREAT day!

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  18. Beautiful notebook thanks for linking up at Craftin Desert Diva's

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  19. Your notebook looks fantastic! Thanks so much for sharing this at Sentimental Sundays. We hope to see you back very soon!
    hugs--
    Roberta
    Sentimental Sundays DT
    Queen Bee Paper Crafts

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  20. What a great notebook for Christmas. Looks so festive. :D
    Thank you for sharing and joining us at All Crafts Challenge.
    Deborah ACC DT

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  21. Great idea!!! Thanks so much for participating in our {PIN}SPIRATIONAL challenge!! Hope to see you again for our next challenge!!
    ~DEANNE~
    A Little Bit O' Paper

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  22. Gorgeous creation - love the image and dies you've used.

    Thanks for joining us at The Crafty Girls Challenge.

    Helen x

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It is always and honor & blessing to have you stop by - may your day be filled with Joy & Happiness - God Bless you today & Always - ~ Gail ~