Hi everyone! I’m back with a quick project I created for Eileen Hull using the Ornament Box Diecut, Woven Leather 3D Embossing Folder and leaf sprigs from the Wreath and Snowflake Thinlits. This would make a great gift along with a pretty ink pen for the person who likes to take notes or make lists. Anyways, let’s get started!
First, I measured the notepad to get the dimensions, my notepad measures 5″x8″ but I added around another 2 inches onto the 8 inch side before cutting a piece of Red Cardstock for the cover.
Next, I folded and glued the flap onto the back of the notepad. I had a strip of patterned cardstock leftover from another project that I added to the flap to dress it up.
For the cover I cut from a Mint Green Cardstock one Skinny Mini Elements Thinlit along with a piece patterned cardstock slightly larger than the die and adhered both to the cover. I punched a three inch circle from patterned cardstock and cut a circle from the Ornament Box Diecut and then embossed with the Woven Leather 3D Embossing Folder. I lightly sanded over the raised edges of the embossed edges.
Before gluing both circles to the flap I added two strips of cardstock, as banners down the side of the Skinny Mini Elements die.
I fussy cut a Santa from a piece of scrapbook paper and added him to the side of the embossed circle. A patterned piece of cardstock and the “Jolly Old St. Nicholas” sentiment (that I cut from scrapbook paper) I glued across the embossed circle.
I dug into my stash of Christmas embellishments and found pre-cut poinsettias. I cut out four leaf sprigs from the Wreath and Snowflake Thinlits, shaped with a Stylus and adhered around the side of the embossed circle along with the poinsettia which I added a gem to the center to finish off this project.
Hopefully this project will give you ideas not only for Christmas but for other occasions too.
Sizzix/Eileen Hull: Ornament Box Diecut
Sizzix/Eileen Hull: Woven Leather 3D Embossing Folder
Sizzix/Eileen Hull: Skinny Mini Elements Thinlit
Sizzix/Eileen Hull: Wreath and Snowflake Thinlits
3 inch Circle Punch
Various Patterned and Plain Cardstocks
Various Christmas Embellishments
Beacon Adhesives: Zip Dry Adhesive
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