Hi everyone! I’m back this week with my second project of the month for Momenta and I thought since Christmas is oh so close I would create a micro journal with a leftover needle book diecut that I had cut out in leather. Also have you been by Hobby Lobby and seen all of Momenta’s newest Christmas/Holiday diecuts and embossing folders?!?!? If not you need to make a special trip just to get some of these fabulous diecuts and embossing folders!
As I stated I had a leftover needle book diecut that I had cut from leather and I decided I wanted to try and use part of the Let it Snow embossing folder and the snowflake diecut to emboss the leather. I spritzed the areas that I was going to emboss/add diecut with water and placed the bottom edge of the journal and the belly band into the embossing folder (emboss snowflakes only) and run through the Diecut Machine. I completed the same steps for the snowflake diecut too. For people that don’t have access to leather or would like to created this journal out of cardstock the size is 5″x3 5/8″.
In the spine I added a total of four eyelets with the Crop-A-Dil. I ran the Hot Pink Elastic through the eyelet holes and the belly band and tied off.
Then I cut a piece of patterned cardstock from the Peony Paper Pad to 3 1/8″x4″ and several piece of notebook paper slightly smaller than the cover. I punched two holes in the spine and sewed the notebook paper inside of the cover.
I punched out a Scalloped Circle from the same paper pad and adhered to the front of the notebook and cut a snowflake diecut out and added to the scalloped circle along with a sequin and gem.
I also cut four star diecuts out and adhered them back to back at the ends of the twine that I had tied off inside of the notebook and added a gem to the center of each one.
I hope you have enjoyed this project as much as I enjoyed creating it! If you have any questions please let me know.
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Momenta: Diecut Machine
Momenta: The Explorer Journal Elastics
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Momenta: Let it Snow Embossing Folder with Diecuts
Beacon Adhesive: Zip Dry Adhesive
Eileen Hull: Needle Book Diecut (retired)
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