Saturday, June 7, 2014

Scatter! Papertrey MIM Notebook Challenge!





Happy Saturday!  It has been a long week of  final exams and end of year testing at school.   Schools not out yet!  Students have three more days and I still have over a week!  Soon, though!  Very soon!  Anyway, I was ready to shake off the week and play in my craft room for awhile.  My craft room relaxes me and keeps me sane!

I am playing along with PTI Make It Monday Challenge!  This week we were challenged to create a notepad.  I chose to use the PTI file folder dies and kraft card stock for the base.  The colors I chose inside for my notes are harvest gold, hawaiian shores, and spring moss.  Once again, I reached for the Shakers and Sprinkles kit!  Seriously!  I cannot help myself!  I decided to go for an inlaid die cut focal image.  This meant that I had to back the notepad cover in another piece of kraft.  I was okay with that as it offered some more reinforcement.  I figured with a notepad, the word "Scatter"  made sense.  Scattering notes of joy!  


I did a bit of distress stamping with the Venice BG stamp and some harvest gold ink.  I did not want it perfect.  I added one of the memory clips in rustic white that I layered with a piece of kraft for added stability.  I stamped the tiny heart from the Shakers &  Sprinkles kit in the three colors included in the pad.  I tried to keep the pad front simple.  I did add a few buttons to tie in all the colors. I am also playing along with NBUS Challenge!  This week is Anything Goes with a focus on Friendship. My new and unused item is the Scatter die.  Not used it yet til now!


As always thanks so much for stopping by!

Betty



14 comments:

  1. Oh, this is awesome! I have those dies and need to use them more. I'm also waiting for my shakers and sprinkles kit to arrive. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  2. So very pretty. I love your idea of using the file folders. Perfect for a notebook. I also notice your sweet little clip.

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  3. Oh my - love the file folder covers & clip! Terrific colors too Betty!

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  4. I love this! Always saw those file folder dies and never got one, now I WANT one! Great job for the NBUS challenge!

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  5. Your "note pad folder" is adorable, Betty! Love your clever idea~so fun :-)

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  6. Brilliant file folder and terrific use of your NBUS!
    Hugs, Sarn xxx

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  7. This is adorable, Betty! I love that clip embellishment! You are very lucky to have received one of those kits! Thank you so much for joining in my NBUS challenge!! Enjoy the weekend! Hugs, Darnell

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  8. What a cute project Betty! I love the die cut sentiment! So fun!

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  9. I am hooked on those PTI Shaker and Sprinkle dies too....love how you used them.

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  10. You got the shaker and sprinkles set? You stinker! ;)

    I love your darling notebook, Betty. I'm on my way over to use your new goodies. Hehe

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  11. This is so cute!! I LOVE that notebook you created!!

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  12. Betty...this is just too cute and so clever! I love your take on these sweet little notebooks.

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  13. You created a really cute notebook!

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  14. Love the notebook. The sentiment says a lot.

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Thanks so much!