You can check out my Cross Stitch Blog here :D

Wednesday, 6 April 2011

Altered Note Book

Good evening everyone.

At the moment my PC is broke :( so I have had to use my OH's PC to upload photos etc. It's really annoying not being able to do this on my own PC, but it looks like this might be the only solution until we can get me a new PC. I do have a laptop, but I really don't like working on it!
So until then, this will have to do!

Anyways, I couldn't find my old notebook that I kept details in, on challenges, so I decided to turn a tatty old note book, that I found stuffed away somewhere, in to a brand spanking new 'Challenges' notebook. I know I do have all the challenges listed in my sidebar, but I like to have something by the side of me whist I actually craft.

You will notice that I don't have a watermark on these images, that is because that is stored in PSP on MY computer lol

Note: I really hope entering this notebook in to the listed challenges are okay, but I couldn't find anything in the rules that said it was for cards only. If not, then that is absolutely fine :)

PS. Please ignore the grubby white card on the photos, that is what I use on top of my craft mat when I am colouring in lol

The before picture. Yucky! As always, click on the images to view in full.



Inside. Not the most perfect, but it will do! As you can see I removed the old ribbon marker and made a matching spotty one.

And below a few extra photos, juct click on them to enlarge :)

I would like to enter my altered note book in to the following challenges please:

Wow, I didn't realise it was eligable for so many! Hopefully is IS eligable anyways, if not I will have to have a re-think!


  • One dirty tatty old notebook
  • Striped designer paper is Smirk
  • Magnolia sheep and trees images
  • Prima flowers
  • Wild Orchid flower
  • Pink spotty ribbon
  • White florists ribbon
  • To Do {or not to do... that is the question}, Do This ---->, This item belongs to:, and Designed by: Stamps from Basic Grey
  • White buttons
  • Stickles
  • Flat back self adhesive Pearls
  • Calendar tab
  • ProMarkers {Cinnamon, Cool Aqua, Mint Green, Grass, Ivory, Rose Pink, Tulip Yellow and Blush}
  • White card stock


  1. gorgeous note book ~ beautifully decorated ~love it!!
    vanessa xx

  2. What a lovely notebbok with such lovely details!! Love that you have decorated inside & backside too!
    Thanks for joining us at The ABC Challenge this week & good luck! Hugs & Sunshine /sari

  3. A super project Jo.

    Thank you so much for sharing your lovely creation and joining in my Bloomin’ Blossoms theme at Allsorts this week.

    B x

    There's a Stampalot voucher up for grabs here

  4. Lovely new covers of the old notebook.
    Thanks for joining us at The crazy Challenge this week!

  5. Gorgeous creation, I just love the pink sheep!!

    Thank you for sharing with us at Craft Your Passion & OSAAT this week, good luck!
    Hugs shell xx

  6. This is so awesome! Love the bright colors and that funky colored and sparkly sheep! Thanks for joining us at The One Stop Craft Challenge!

  7. Super fun and fab notebook!
    Thank you for playing along with us at PfP this week,
    hugs from Maya

  8. Great altered notebook. Love the sheep. Jaqui x

  9. great altered notebook jo.i love the fun image and gorgeous colours and papers.
    thanks for joining us this week at PFP :D

    xx coops xx

  10. Hi Jo, what a brilliant idea to alter your notebook. I love the image and your colouring is perfect. Thanks for joining us at PFP this week. Hugs, Denise x

  11. Oh wow!! Such a brilliant idea!! A gorgeous notebook!! :) TFS!! Smiles, Vicki

  12. Thanks for playing with us at OSAAT.
    Hugs Nataliya.

  13. Gorgeous note book. Thanks for joining us at PfP :o)

  14. Really a nice notebook! Good idea! Thanks for joining our challenge at PFP:=)

  15. This is just gorgeous, what a fab idea, Thanks for sharing with us at OSAAT. Nikki

  16. gorgeous notebook Jo thanks for joining us at PTW hugs Jill xx

  17. Beautiful creation, thanks for joining us at OSAAT.

    Hugs Wenda

  18. I love your notebook the colours you ahve used are pretty
    Thanks for joining in at CYDA this time

    Jackie x

  19. Wow this notebook is just Lovely...How fun to keep all your challenges organized here. You fit the challenge of Buttons Bling and Bloom perfectly! Thanks for joining us at Stamptacular Sunday Challenge!!

  20. Wow, its beautiful and perfect to keep your challenges organised in, what a great idea! Thanks so much for joining us at THE CRAFTY PAD. Don't forget to check out the awesome prizes up for grabs in our altered CD competition! Hugs, Ali x

  21. fantastic note book Jo, great idea too...thanks for joining in with our Crafts and Me challenge
    Mina xxx