Sunday, August 14, 2011

DIY School Notebook

DIY School Notebook by OMC Designer Whitney

Supplies Used:

Composition Notebook and Pencil

We R Memory Keepers : Travel Light - 12x12 Scrapbook Pad
Oh My Vinyl : Maize
Doodlebug : Grosgrain Ribbon
Sizzix : eclips Valentine’s Day & Happy Heart Cartridge - "Notes" Phrase
Imaginisce : I-Bond Tool
EKSuccess : EK Tools - Circles Large Edger Punch
We R Memory Keepers : Crop-A-Dile - Corner Chomper


1. Cut

- Cut 2 sheets of patterned paper the same size as the front and back cover of the notebook ( 6 ¾” x 9 ¾”)

- Cut coordinating patterned paper at 1 ½” x 6 ¾”
- Cut vinyl at 4 ¾” x 6 ¾”
- Cut “Notes” (2” tall) out of vinyl and apply to a 2 ½” x 4” white paper
- Cut 2 pieces of ribbon 6” long

2. Punch

- Use a paper punch to cut vinyl on the top and bottom edges

- Round the edges of the front and back cover page with a corner puncher

3. Adhere

- Use a hot glue gun to adhere the ends of the ribbons to the front and back of the notebook leaving a little room for a pencil to slide in.

- Adhere all the elements to the notebook and add any desired embellishments

Happy crafting!

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