July 23, 2013

Decorative Note Pad

Summertime fun with Penny Black and their newest challenge.

beat the heat

My inspiration was drawn from the yellows, oranges and reds that the sun shares with us.  I infused all that "heat" into a decorative note pad. 

Decorative Note Pad
Finished Size:  3 x 4 
The cover was constructed from recycled cardboard and covered with white cardstock that had been stamped with Lace Trims in VersaMark Watermark ink.  The added color was achieved by adding assorted PanPastels with Sofft Art Sponges over the Watermark ink impressions.

Front Cover (1)

The top flap is adorned with a cardstock band accented with Iridescent Scribbles 3D Paint and a painted die cut butterfly (Flutters).

Open View

Tucked inside is a custom note pad created from trimmed copy paper that was sealed on one end with Mod Podge.  A magnetic snap makes a great closure mechanism. 

For more creative ways to "Beat the Heat" and to join in the challenge, please visit the Penny Black Blog "HERE".

Sunbeam smiles,

Penny Black Stamps: Lace Trims 30-181
Penny Black Creative Dies:  Flutters 51-006
Penny Black Mix & Match Cardstock: Storm 01-001
Basic Grey: Magnetic Snap
Colorfin: PanPastels (Titanium White, Diarylide Yellow, Orange, Permanent Green); Sofft Art Sponges
Duncan: White Mist Iridescent Scribbles 3D Paint
Imagine Crafts/Tsukineko: VersaMark Watermark Ink
Other: Crimson Acrylic Paint, Cardboard, Mod Podge (adhesive)