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Sunday, February 28, 2010

"TAKE NOTE" Notepad Set with Calendar

Good Sunday, my friends! I hope you're having a beautiful day!

I must say I had an interesting day yesterday.  I hate to admit it but I was more tired and frustrated than I wanted to own up to and I ended up suffering the consequences.  Today, however, is a brand new day and, although I'm off to a late start, I feel great.

The project Iwanted to post for you (finally!) is one that I made for the wall in my kitchen next to the telephone.  I love the colors and they really do blend in well in my kitchen, but I think I could have used a more subtle color paper for the words "Take Note".  I may have went overboard with the paper there.  Overall, I like how it came out and  I will use it to jot grocery items I may need, telephone numbers, notes, etc.  And, if I need to remember a certain event date, I added a little calendar for myself.  You can too! 


How I constructed it:

The carts I used are George (pad/pen holders), Storybook (embellishment), and Plantin (words, "Take Note").  I used chipboard to cut the back and embellishment because they need to be sturdy.  I glued across the top of the notepad itself with a hot glue gun to hold the pages together on the notepad and calendar.  I used velcro on the calendar so it can be replaced yearly, and the notepad can be removed from under the flap so that it can be easily used and/or replaced.

Of course, I'll be hanging it; but, you can also attach a magnet and use on the fridge or let it stand -- your choice!

Here's a picture with the notepad removed:


I hope you like it!

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Notepad Set.cut

12 comments:

Angela Mclean said...

BRILLIANT idea!!!!
Hugs,
Angela xxx.

Lee Ann said...

I just love this project!!! It is wonderful and would make great gifts! Thanks for sharing the idea!

Sheila aka SassyLady said...

Audrey this is really cute, love the color! Thanks.

flowerdisco said...

Nice one! The one I made I use it a lot too, I even took it to the grocery store once. They come in handy. I do like the idea of yours to keep it right there by the fridge. TFS!

magicwanda said...

Oh Audrey
What a great idea and you did a fantastic job!
I LOVE IT
Hugs Wanda

Kristina said...

What a clever idea! Great job.
Hugs,
Kristina

Treva said...

What a neat idea and it would make a great gift. I like the color too! Did I ever tell you that I love your music selection too!

CraftCrave said...

Thank you! This blog post will be advertised on CraftCrave in the Printables category today (look for timestamp: [01 Mar 01:00pm GMT]).

thkelly said...

Audrey this is so pretty. I love it! Colors are great also. I have a notepad on my fridge but I may need to "cute" it up! TFS
Theresa

CBH said...

Thank you so much for this Freebie. I want to let you know that I posted a link to your blog in Creative Busy Hands Cricut Freebies Search List, under the Box, Purses, etc. post on Mar. 01, 2010. Thanks again.

Audrey Frelx said...

Thank you everyone!!!

Fern said...

Another fabulous creation, Audrey!! This is something everyone can use!! I love it!!! Thank you so much for sharing it with us!! XXX