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Peace Love Joy Notebook – SFYTT

It’s Dynamo Soccer Tournament weekend here in our house. Colin has 2 games today and could have more this weekend depending on how they do today.  We couldn’t have asked for a nicer weekend for the tournament.   It’s supposed to be sunny and in the low to mid 70’s.

Today I decided to be different and I used Jen’s sketch for a little Christmas notebook.  I had 6 X 6 chipboard covers and some left over coil binding from the notebooks I made last week.  I’ve had a lot of fun playing with the Cinch and I’m sure I’m going to be using it to make more projects to give away as Christmas presents.  I got mine from Taylored Expressions.  This one will probably go to one of the boys teachers this year.

Here is the sketch that Jen provided for us:
Along with the Cinch chipboard covers I used retired Merry Moments dsp from Stampin’ Up!  The colors in the paper are Chocolate Chip, Real Red, Old Olive, Garden Green and Very Vanilla so I stuck to that for my project.  I also used Nestabilities to cut out the largest oval.  It’s embossed and sponged with Antique Linen distress ink from Tim Holtz.  I then used Peaceful Wishes (retired), Delightful Decorations and All Holidays.  The Alpine Originals Felt ribbon is some of my favorite.  I created a bow and then sewed it together because it’s so thick.  I then added a Stampin’ Up! Neutrals button with Pure Poppy Twine from Papertrey Ink.  To make the ornaments appear to be hanging from the tree I used Silver cording and then poked 2 holes with the paper piercer and then tied it off in back of the oval.  There are also half pearls and a rhinestone to pull it all together.

I hope you have a chance to play along with us this week.  If you need more inspiration please check out the fabulous Sketch for You to Try Sisters:
Jen del Muro and the Designer of the Month Lesa Smaligo
Amber Hight
Amy Rohl
Amy Sheffer
Megan Lock
Susan Liles
Kelly Lunceford
Sonja Chirstoph
Jodi Collins
Carole Burrage

It’s time to eat a hearty breakfast and head out to the soccer fields.  I hope you have a fabulous weekend!

Supplies: Stampin’ Up! unless otherwise noted
Stamps: Peaceful Wishes, Delightful Decorations, All Holidays
Paper: Merry Moments dsp, Chocolate Chip, Garden Green, Very Vanilla
Ink: Old Olive, Real Red, Antique Linen Distress ink from Tim Holtz
Accessories: the Cinch machine, 3/4″ coil binding and Chipboard covers, Ornament Punch, Dimensionals, rhinestone, half pearls, Alpine Originals Felt Ribbon, Neutrals Button, Pure Poppy Twine from Papertrey ink, Tombow Multi Adhesive, Big Shot, Nestabilities

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9 responses »

  1. Jenn, this is MAGNIFICENT!! LOOOOOOVE the papers and stamps you’ve used and I LOVE how you created a book! I have the Cinch too but I haven’t used it yet!!

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  2. This is so cute! I really like how you implemented the sketch into a notebook! Great job on getting a head start for Christmas, too!

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  3. FUN little book! I love your take on the sketch. Very cool.

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  4. Jenn-

    This is absolutely gorgeous!!! Love it!

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  5. This is so beautiful! I love the colours and all the details!
    Hugs from Poland 🙂

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  6. Love this! I really like how you kind of flipped the sketch, looks fabulous! LOVE the bow too, LOVE!

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  7. Amazing, GORGEOUS project, Jenn! Every detail is fabulous!

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  8. Oooh, this is fabulous!! I love the way you layered all of those pieces!!

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  9. This is so cute! I would have never thought to make one of these with the sketch. It’s just perfect!

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