Saturday, March 12, 2011


Hi Everyone - Hope you are all having a wonderful weekend! Here are 2 altered composition book that I made for two ladies at work. I always see Andrea going to meetings and thought she would enjoy having a note book for her meeting notes. The other lady would tell me that her journals were always taken by her boys, because they weren't girlie enough, so I made her one that was really girlie. I had so much fun making these. It always warms my heart to make someone smile! :)

The first altered book was made with Create a Critter Cartridge for the cat and cat bed, the meeting notes I did with my Gypsy and used lyrical letters and welded the letters. Don't you just love the Gypsy - it is awesome!!!!! The letters for Andrea's name I used Tim Holtz's grunge board letters. The flowers are from a Martha Stewart punch and the butterfly is a stamp from my stash along with the paper.

The second altered book was made with A Child's Year for the fairy, I used chalk to color in the fairy. I used the Cricut Lite Cartridge Live Simply to make the butterfly. The word journal is from Heritage Cartridge and I used a white gel pen to make the dashes around the letters. The letters for Wendi's name I used Tim Holtz's grunge board letters. The brad is from Oriental Trading. The wings have crystal Stickles on them. The paper is from my stash. Don't you think this is very girlie?

Happy Crafting and thanks for stopping by!


PinkBlingCrafter said...

OMG these are so cute!!! and definitely girlie looking:) your co-workers are sure to love them! You are so thoughtful for thinking of them! TFS

Staying Crafty said...

These look great!!!

Tisha said...

Very cute! I love the colors u chose!


Natasha said...

Cute. I've passed along a blog award to you. Please visit my blog to claim.


Purple Pizzazz said...

Very nice, I've been wanting to try one of these myself. You may have just inspired me!

The Archiving Angel said...

Hello~ I am a new follower & found you via MOMO's blog. Your blog is quite nice & I am loving the altered composition notebooks. Great job.
Your other creations are truly lovely as well.
Please stop by my blog to pick up an award I have for you.
Enjoyed finding you.
I am sure I will be stopping by again.
Take care.

Handcrafted Simply by Us said...

So cute!
Thanks for stopping by my blog.
I now follow you.


Kimberly said...

Hi, I've been sent by MOMO, isn't she fabulous. Love your blog. I'm now a new follower. Would love if you dropped by mine.

mom2fivekiddos said...

I love the composition books, they are so cute! I am a new follower, sent by Momo!
If you would, check out my blog at

Lisa said...

These are just adorable! I love the colors you chose! I'm a new follower...Momo sent me! I'd love for you to stop by my blog as well :)

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