Monday, July 11, 2011

Matchbook notebooks...

Well, I'm really on a roll for altering stuff. Here are two little Matchbook type notebooks that worked up so quickly I surprised myself!

I've really got to get back making some cards again as my shelves are getting full with small altered items. Here is the first one I made...I used some Magnolia paper which I've had sitting around for ages and #340 Fairy Dust Tilda. The ribbon is from SU and retired years ago



My second little notebook was made with some scrap paper from my bin and I used #321 Hello Little Butterfly for my image. I trimmed the scalloped area with some very tiny pearls...



Here they are together...



Here is how they open. The top just slips into the fold at the bottom. Inside there is a little note pad which is lined and ready to have your message jotted down!



I so appreciate your taking the time to visit my blog and for the encouraging comments you leave me.

Hugs,
Barb

31 comments:

  1. They are just Gorgeous. Such a lovely gift idea
    Hugs Julie P

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  2. Barb!!! What a wonderful idea!!! I love them!!! You did an amazing job!!! (no portuguese today!! LOL)
    Have a marvellous week!
    Love and hugs
    Regina

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  3. Delightfully pretty and utilitarian! Who wouldn't want one of these little notepads handy?!!! Another lovely project, Barb!
    Hugs, Cami

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  4. And the hits keep coming! Barb, these are just delightful and perfectly done! You did a lovely job, and I love the concept. Kudos to you, my friend!

    XO,
    Chris Christensen

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  5. Wow what a marvelous idea... I luv it...
    Do you share your templates? Both of them is so adorable, I'm a fan of magnolia's can't get enough out of them... They are one of the cutest stamps to ink up...
    TFS....

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  6. Wow how super sweet is this!!!!!Absolutely beautiful!!!!! You are doing such a great job Barb!!!!Wow just Fabulous!!!!!

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  7. Amazing! Just so beautiful!

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  8. Wow! even more pretty notebooks, they are adorable Barb. love them both.
    Hugs
    Suzi x

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  9. A wonderful gift idea Barb, thanks for sharing. They'd really make nice gift ideas for my office friends. hugs Sharon

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  10. These match books are so very cute. Your coloring on Tilda images are awesome :o)
    Hugs,
    Cabio

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  11. After turquoise notebook, here come pink and yellow ones! Love both of them, they are so pretty! Your coloring is amazing as always! Wonderful gift ideas!
    Hugs,
    Silvie
    xx

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  12. Wow. These are lovely too. You have been busy Barb !

    Hugs Monique

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  13. Hi Barb!! Oh my gosh, I've been checking on the posts that I've missed since I've been out of town... I LOVE your altered projects!! The little notebooks are simply adorable and oh... that tissue box!!!! Fabulous!!!! I'm so glad to see you are getting to create more and more! How's Bill doing? We need some more pics of the little ones!!!! LOL!!! Have a wonderful day!!
    Hugs,
    Teri

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  14. Barb these are just amazing!

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  15. I love your notebook covers. Too CUTE!

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  16. Just absolutely adorable!! Great job on them!
    Huggeroonies,
    Kathy

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  17. They are adorable! So cute!
    Hugs
    Cordine

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  18. These are darling Barb! They make the cutest little gifts! Awesome design and coloring!! :) hugs, Angela

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  19. Hi Barb!
    I love these note pads and how they close like a match box. Lovely coloring as always. Super little gifts.
    Hugs Maz

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  20. Barb, these are just precious! I love this idea. My two girly girl nieces will be delighted. Consider yourself CASEd.
    Sue S.

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  21. Oh Barb, these are just too adorable!! They are sooo cute. Great job on the coloring!!!

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  22. Adorable Barb, you go girl, you're just a busy little bee!

    Hugs
    Judy K.

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  23. Oh gosh, hon!! Sorry it's been so long since I've visited you! These are FABULOUS!!!! I love them and what a wonderful gift that would make for teachers or anyone! Your coloring is brilliant and love the papers you used!
    hugs, Sharon

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  24. Loevely work Barb, great colors. Bye mascha

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  25. These are adorable, Barb! What a great use for paper scraps, too!

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  26. Hi sweet friend!! These are absolutely just as precious as can be!! Your coloring is stunning, as always!! And such fun DPs and designwork!! I just laughed when I read about your room filling up with all your treasures!! That's the reason I stick with cards! hehehe! Hugs, Pat

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  27. Barb, these are adorable. I like fun and practical projects. I can see myself making one of these. Thanks for the inspirations. I like both colour combos--wonderful. Your colouring is always beautifully done—and gotta love those folds and pleats.
    Hugs,
    Norma

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  28. These are fabolous I don't think I have you saved but I am adding you to my follow so I can come back again and again for inspiration!

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Hugs....Barb