Monday, September 7, 2015

Alterned Spiral Notebook

Howdy Crafters:
 I created this alternation spiral notebook using many dies, stamping, distressing, buttons, ribbon, twine, etc. I like the aqua and brown theme with black accent on this notebook - thanks for dropping by and have a blessed day. ~ Gail ~

Spiral Notebook -purchased at Wally World for 17 cents

Flower designer paper for cover

DL.ART - Crinkle Ribbon along the spine - Aruba Blue from the Tropical Summer bundle - it works perfect with this notebook - you can purchase this ribbon and twine by clicking HERE

Cuttlebug for die cutting/embossing/glue/ glue gun

Tim Holtz Sizzix Magnetic Dies:
1. Cardinal - aqua cardstock - Black Micron Ink Pen for bird eye - Powderpuff Midnight Confession Chalking Ink for distressing around bird
2. Feather and ink bottle - black and aqua cardstock scraps- distressed with Powderpuff Midnight Confession chalking ink
3. Branch - Kraft Cardstock - Wood Embossing folder by TH
4. Postage stamp - aqua cardstock - Micron black ink pen for writing
5. Ticket - aqua cardstock - using a Micron black ink pen for writing and faux stitching
6. Arrows - black cardstock - textured - some with scraps of aqua check designer paper
7. Deer - Kraft cardstock - distressed with Powderpuff Midnight Confession Chalking ink- pop up tape
8. Bow - aqua cardstock - faux stitching with Micron Black Ink pen
9. Butterfly - aqua cardstock - Swiss Dot Cuttlebug embossing folder - pop up tape
10. Label Die - white cardstock used to print scripture - I created in Word program  - distressed with Mocha Mama Powderpuff chalking ink
11. Bottle Cap - Aqua cardstock - Micron Black ink pen for writing and highlight inside circle

TH - Stamp and die cut - Be Thankful using TH Distress Ink Black Soot for stamping on Kraft Medium Brown Cardstock scrap

Sizzix scallop Die - using plaid aqua Designer cardstock - Powderpuff Chalking Ink Mocha Mama to distress circle

Brown Ribbon - American Crafts Twine - button 

Clear Dollar Stamps Sentiment Scripture - TH Distress ink Black Soot

Button and DL.ART - brown and white twine - purchase the twine here

Copper metal brad - button and twine
I would like to share with these challenges:
September CHN Patterned Paper September UE
September Sweet Stamps AG UE

Simon Says Wednesday - Make It Colorful#5 ~ 9/8
Jo's Scrap Shack - AG#3  ~9/11
Catch the Bug AG#3 ~ 9/11
DRS Designs - #190 UE Have holes in your project  - scallop die cut has holes~ 9/9 
QKR Stampede - #155 Birds 3 - #2 ~ 9/11 
613 Avenue AG3 or create your own challenge -- #2 ~ 9/12
Glitter N Sparkle AG3 - #2 ~ 9/12 
Craft Your Passion #278 AG3 - #1 ~9/15
Simon Says Monday - Punch or Die Cut with a Stamp 5 - #1 ~ 9/13 - TH Die cut with Be Thankful stamp
Simon Says use TH Stamp ~September Exclusive 9/30 UE
Scrapy Land Challenge #25 - Use any Brands of Die Scrapy Land Sells UE - Sizzix/TH


  1. Beautiful project. Thanks for joining us this week at QKR Stampede for our Bird Challenge. Karal DT

  2. What a fun altered notebook, I love how you used all the embellishments. The Aruba Blu crinkle ribbon from the Tropical Summer Bundle is is perfect!!! I love it.
    Thank you for the inspiration. Have a blessed day
    DIANA L.


  3. Fantastic cover for your notebook, Gail! I love all the details you have shared about your pretty project! Thanks for sharing your pretty project in the Scrapy Land Challenge! Hope you will join us again! hugs and blessings, de {Creative Smiles}

  4. Beautiful, I just love altered projects!
    Hugs, Lori m

  5. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at 613 Avenue Create, good luck!!! Amy DT

  6. Oh, my! You've aspired to quite a detailed and wonderful project, Gail. Fabulous! I'm so glad to see this in our QKR Stampede Birds Challenge this week.

  7. Fabulous book cover and what great colours.
    Thank you for joining us at Simon says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.

  8. Wonderful papers for your notebook. Thanks for joining us at CHNS patterned Paper Challenge this month.

  9. Love the colors and details on this! Another super project that we are so glad you shared with us in the DRS Designs Challenge!!! Hugz

  10. Fabulous x and thank you for joining us at Glitter n Sparkle Judith DT x

  11. This project is just lovely... Thanks for sharing with us this week, for our "anything goes" challenge at Glitter n Sparkle... Vic, DT x

  12. Beautiful colour palette! Thanks for joining our Anything Goes challenge at Bugaboo Stamps' Catch the bug blog this week. Good luck in the draw - we hope to see you again soon!
    Jen Leeflang
    Bugaboo Stamps DT

  13. This notebook looks great too! You have been busy making altered notebooks! Thanks for playing along with us at Scrapy Land Challenge #25!

  14. Lovely alterations on your notebook. Pretty mix of blues and browns. Thanks for playing along with us in the Stamp and Punch Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge!

  15. Great notebook. Thanks for joining us at CHNS patterned Paper Challenge this month.


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