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Vintage Notepad Cover

Create a refillable Vintage Notepad Cover with this free how-to series from Beverly's!



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Materials for Scarf: 12x12 chipboard 12x12 patterned scrapbook paper Tan cardstock 1/3 yd muslin 7" ribbon 5" flat crocheted lace Stylus and ruler Black and Brown distress ink Old pattern instructions Safety Pin, Charm, Jumpring Paper Flower Scrap of Batting

Instructions: Cut chip board to the following sizes: o 2 5 1/2"x8 1/2" o 1 - 3 1/2" x 8" o 1 scrap for Dress Form Cut cardstock strip to 5 1/2" x 2". Attach between chip covers to make book. Cover chip book with muslin using Fabri-Tac. Glue four corners first, then short sides, then long sides. Set aside. Notch corners of 3 1/2" x 8" chip using circle punch. Use stylus and ruler to make rut 1/2 inch from all four sides. Ink by dragging black inkpad over chip in one direction. Ink edges. Set aside. Trace dress form template on chipboard scrap. Cut out. Trace again on muslin scrap. Stamp muslin with decorative images. Cut out muslin ΒΌ" outside the template lines. Snip edge curves. Glue chipboard dress form to batting. Cut out batting. Lay chip batting side down on wrong side of muslin dress form. Fold muslin edges over and glue to back of chipboard. Ink edges and attach charm with safety pin. Set aside Cut out dress form stand. Set aside. Rip 2 1/2" x 3 1/2" piece of old book page or pattern instructions. Distress using ink pad. Set aside. Make banner from 1"x6" cardstock. Notch ends. Ink edges. Stamp image or word in the middle. Fold at 1 1/2", 2", 4" and 4 1/2". Attach crocheted lace to distressed black chipboard rectangle by taping ends on the back. Adhere embellishments in the following order: o Distressed book page or pattern instructions o Dress stand o Dress form o Banner o Paper flower Adhere embellished chipboard to front of cover. Cut 2 pieces of printed paper 8 ΒΌ" x 5 ΒΌ". Tape black ribbon around one piece, 1" from top to make notepad older. Adhere to bottom inside of book. Adhere second sheet to top inside of book. Adhere 2" x 5 ΒΌ" strip of cardstock over raw edges in center.

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