Friday, June 4, 2010

Dollar Find Friday

Hey everyone!! I'm here with this week's Dollar Find Friday post, also featured on the There She Goes Blog. My dollar find was in the $1 bins at my "not so" local, Joann's. It was this cute little address book, that I decided to make cuter.

I started by removing both the front and back cover. I then covered them with black card stock, then layered that with red and some Rockabilly DP from SU.

I then stamped the sentiment from the Dance set, and layered it with red. My flowers and leaves were stamped separately, then colored with Copics, cut out, and added on. I did add brads to the center of my flowers....for some reason, they just needed them

And there you have it, my altered address book!! Here is a tip for all of you out there....when adding your card stock layer to the front, be sure to use a strong adhesive. JUST DON'T put it where you are going to have to punch holes...what a mess!! Don't ask me how I know....

Thanks for stopping by!! Hope you enjoyed!!

9 comments:

  1. You have made this way cuter! I am going to try this. Its a great way to make a journal more special - especially those $1.00 bin ones. Thanks for the idea. Beautiful job! hugs, Angela

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  2. This looks amazing! Love the colours, stamps and dp you chose!

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  3. GORGEOUS Jess! LOVE the pops of color on the black and white DP! FAB gf!!

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  4. Just gorgeous, Jessie! I LOVE your notebook and I LOVE the sentiment!

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  5. What a fantastic idea. Big fat DUH moment for me. LOVE your address book!
    Have a wonderful weekend!
    Hugs and smiles

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  6. So so pretty!! What a great, functional project! :)

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