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Saturday, 15 November 2014

Quick and easy recipe book (posted by Claire)

Good morning, Claire here with a quick and easy notebook made using the beautiful new stamps 'Mellow Fruitfulness' . I often jot recipes down on scraps of paper and then lose them so I decided to make a book for them using a cheap and cheerful book from the pound shop, they are great fun to alter and make a lovely little gift

I began by cutting some smooth white card to the size of the book, adding extra length to go over the top and overlap at the back of the book. Next I stamped the images, coloured them with Graph'It Markers and lightly inked around the edges with Tumbled Glass distress ink. I layered this up on some red card and glued it onto the cover of the book.

Happy Crafting
Claire xx


  1. A beautiful cover for a recipe book

  2. What a great cover for a recipe book and they certainly would make a lovely gift for friends
    Jackie x

  3. I love the way the red matting picks up the colour of the apples & how your Tumbled Glass inked edges against the red makes the whole design really 'pop.' This is a super idea & such an individual gift to give.
    Paula (PEP)

  4. This is gorgeous Claire,love the

  5. This looks so fresh: gives you the spirit to make something good...

  6. Gorgeous project Claire. Beautifully colored as always.
    Flo x


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