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Monday, November 26, 2018

Crafty Cardmakers Challenge #223 Anything but a Card




Welcome to a new Challenge at Crafty Cardmakers! Angela is hosting the challenge and the theme (and one of my favourites) is  'Anything But A Card'. Therefore, with this challenge anything you enter is fine, scrap layout, mixed media piece, or some home decor, as long as it is not a card!

I chose to make a little notepad holder. I have a  creative friend who gave me a couple of  notepad holders a while back and I quite loved them.  She came for a visit in October (we live in different cities)  and showed me how she had made hers. I  decided to make one myself to give as a small Christmas gift to another friend. and this is the one I made.    

The notepad  I purchased at the Dollar Store, the solid cardstock is Stampin' Up's and the designer paper is from a paper pack I bought at Michaels. I used Spellbinders scalloped circle dies for the closure and punched out a small 1/2 circle to finish it off.   Two magnets hold the notepad together.

11 comments:

  1. Wow, Glenda! This is absolutely gorgeous! I love the color and the great designer paper. Are there instructions someplace? I'd love to make some of these. Beautifully done!

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    1. Donna I found this tutorial which appears to be very similar to the one I made.
      https://www.pinterest.ca/pin/464504149041874830/
      Hope this helps

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  2. Beautiful Glenda. Gorgeous colours and a very stylish finish. Happy crafting, Angela xXx

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  3. This is absolutely stunning Glenda! I love the rich colour and the design is fabulous! Would love to make holders like this for stocking fillers! Thank you for the link, going to check it out!! Have a great day! hugs xx

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  4. That's absolutely gorgeous, Glenda! I love the purple (my fav) and would be delighted to have this resting on my desk where I could jot quick notes. It certainly would get lost as many of my little note pads do. :-D

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  5. Oh my this is adorable. What a wonderful way to dress up a notepad and a great gift idea!

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  6. Very beautiful!
    Thanks for joining us at Polkadoodles
    We look forward to seeing you again next time.
    Hugs,
    Anna DT

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  7. What a lovely note holder - love the purples and that pretty patterned paper!

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  8. I LOVE my notepad holder Glenda, thank you so much its gorgeous!!

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  9. Wowwww!!! Sweetie... I just love this beautiful notepad holder..Thanks so much for sharing this wonderful creation...I would love to make it for my hubby in steampunk style...xoxoxoxo

    Hugs
    Dr Monika Shukla
    UrooCreations

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  10. WOW this is a fabulous notebook holder love the colour and embossing--off to check out the link
    Carol x

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