Simple Covered Notebook

The other day I needed a quick and simple gift idea for a friend as a Thank You gift and remembered my notebooks I use to create all the time. In fact, I created this fun covered note pad a couple years ago and shared it on an old blog of mine (that I not longer maintain). And after hunting it down as a reminder, I thought I would repost it for my blog followers. I saw this fun idea to take a small lined notepad and cover it with scrapbook papers. It's quick and easy and the perfect gift when you need something for a friend. Visit this  step-by-step blog post to learn how.

The other thing I couldn't wait to make are these cute fabric flowers. I had so much fun I made a bunch of them. Here's some instructions on how to make these!

Enjoy this revisited project for the this lovely Tuesday!

Allred Design, mommy blogger, scrapbook, paper crafts


  1. This is beautiful. I still my sister in laws a mother's day gift and this would be perfect. For the car or kitchen. Thanks so much for sharing.

  2. "owe" sorry wow, I really should slow down in the typing and proof read- LOL

  3. Your covered note pad is fabulous. Thank you for sharing your techniques. The paper possibilities are endless...something for every occasion. Happy creating...

  4. I love the polka dots! Very sweet gift! I love the scale of the dots with the flower. Beautiful!

    Thank you for visiting my blog earlier and leaving your kind comments.

  5. Very pretty! My favorite color is red, I love polka dots, so this color and paper combo has me drooling :)

  6. So cute Lori. I miss yours and Janet's beautiful crafts. I saved all the cards you ever made me! ;) And yes I display them with my holiday decor. Gorgeous. Love It. Miss you girls.


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