1 blank card
Patterned papers (these are American Crafts)
1 6x6 sheet of matching cardstock
Alphabet rubber stamps
Piece of black cardstock
2-piece metal file fastener
Anywhere hole punch and regular hole punch
Sewing machine (optional)
- Cut 13 pieces of notebook paper measuring 4”x 5&1/4”
- Stamp the letters A B on the top right corner of one sheet, B C on the next and so on until you reach the end of the alphabet
- Cut a piece of cardstock 4&1/8 ” x 5&3/8” and a piece of patterned paper 4” x 5&1/4”.
- Stick the patterned paper to the card stock and then stitch around all four sides (you can also use rub-on, stamped or faux stitching)
- Cut out a flower motif from a second piece of patterned paper, ink the edges, and adhere to stitched piece
- Cut a third piece of patterned paper (preferably in a lighter shade) measuring 1&1/2”x2” and a piece of black cardstock 1&5/8”x2&1/8”.
- Mat the patterned paper with the cardstock and stitch around the sides (you can also use rub-on, stamped or faux stitching)
- Use the rub-ons to spell out “important numbers” on this smaller piece
- Stick to top right corner of larger piece
- Adhere entire piece to front of card
- Decorate the lower left corner with felt flowers and brad.
- Use the fastener as a template to mark two holes on the inside back cover of the card. Punch holes with anywhere punch
- Mark and punch matching holes into the notebook sheets
- Use fastener to bind pages into the card. The advantage of this kind of fastener is that it is easy to add more pages in later if you need them!
If you make your own version of this make sure to link me up in the comments by next Monday at midnight to be entered into the goodie draw.