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Sunday, May 24, 2009

Covered Note Pad Holder




Materials:


  • 1 – 4 ½" x 12" piece of cardstock

  • 3 – 4 ¼" x 5 ½" pieces of coordinating cardstock

  • 1 – 3" x 3" piece of cardstock

  • 3 – 4" x 5 ¼" B&T Duos patterned paper (can all be the same or can be different)

  • 2 – 5" pieces of ribbon

  • 3 ½" x 5" Note Pad

  • Calendar sheets

  • Basic supplies: Scoring Stylus, Trimmer, Scissors, Adhesive

Step 1: Score the 4 ½" x 12" cardstock across the wide side, 5 3/4" from either end.


Step 2: Fold cardstock along the score lines to create a ½" spine in the center.


Step 3: Mat all 4" x 5 ¼" pieces of B&T paper by adhering to the 4 ¼" x 5 ½" cardstock pieces.



Step 4: Adhere one of the matted pieces onto the outside front of the holder.

Step 5: Center two pieces of ribbon inside the holder as shown and adhere with adhesive strips.



Step 6: Adhere the other two pieces of layered cardstock over the center panels to cover ribbon ends.



Step 7: Decorate the top as desired.


Step 8: Cut calendar squares and using brads bind the months together, then adhere to the 3" x 3" piece of cardstock.


Step 9: Adhere the note pad and calendar pages to either sides of the holder.



Step 10: Close the top, and tie off with ribbon.


Step 11: Use a Pentel RSVP pen to make a matching pen --- take ink cartridge out of pen barrel then wrap a ½" x 3 ½" B&T duo around the cartridge. Replace cartridge and replace cap.

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