Friday, 22 May 2009

Monogram journal

This was sooooo easy to make with my birthday Bind-it-All. As you can see I used my favourite colour – Old Olive.

You know, it’s actually really, really hard to type with a cat lying across your hand.

But ploughing on... this is a 4”x6” book/journal/call it whatever you like. I made the inner pages using index cards – it’s so simple I must remember to go and buy loads of packs of index cards! I covered the two covered (which were just chipboard) with this lovely Haiku paper, then added the ribbon and floral motif. This is made from a die-cut bloom (which are lovely and textured), with a Chocolate Chip scallop on top, then the monogram (this one’s for me to keep, evidently!)

Next I covered the insides with cardstock. I can’t remember what colour I used – Old Olive or Chocolate Chip – and I can’t go and check because there’s a cat lying across my hand. Yes, still.

Stamps: Typeset Alphabet Upper
Cardstock: Chocolate Chip, Always Artichoke, Very Vanilla
Paper: Haiku
Ink: Old Olive
Accessories: Die-Cut blooms, 5/8” Grosgrain Ribbon – Old Olive, Scallop Circle Punch, 1 ¼” circle punch, 1 3/8” circle punch.

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(And, with perfect timing, the cat moves)


  1. Lovely book - green is my favourite colour too - good choice! x

  2. Lovely.. love the monogram

  3. sweet creation...and i love your use of index cards on the inside.
    (i am thinking...recipe book!)
    time to get out my BIA and make a few!

  4. I love it! Will you make one for the cat now?! CC

  5. I love the paper you chose. Great way to use the index cards!

  6. Very cute. This would make a great gift! TFS!!

  7. A lovely notebook - even more lovely that it was easy peasy to make because it looks so professional! You can't go wrong with Old Olive in my book - definitely my fave SU! colour!
    KWYM about cats - always wanting to join in on whatever your doing!


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