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Discover Poetry Notebook

 Good afternoon everyone, hope you are well :-) Here I am with a project for my lovely friend who writes poetry. I thought I would make him a notebook for every day and one for by his bed so he always has somewhere to write his ideas down. This is the first, the every day notebook. I used Serif software and Sarah Hurley's Expedition and Steampunk kits which I printed onto canvas paper for a really posh look. I then varnished the book with matt varnish to make sure it is life proof-cant have it getting dirty and ruining it after all my hard work! Above is the front and below is the back cover.
I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
Inspire Me Fridays: Anything Goes
Totally Papercrafts: For the Boys
Simply Create Challenges: Anything goes
Artistic Inspirations: Anything Goes
Love to Create: Anything Goes
There She Goes: Season of Giving
Great Impressions: Anything Goes
LEJ Designs: Sentimental
Crafty Bloggers Network: Anything Goes

Thank you for looking and for all your lovely comments :-)


  1. Elaine this note book is fabulous such a lovely thought your friend will love it.Caroline xxx

  2. Wow Elaine, love this idea, It's a lovely present x

  3. Beautiful notebook, Elaine! Super present.
    Michaela xx

  4. They're both great and it's a brilliant idea. Just what a poet (or any other writer) needs.

  5. Elaine what a wonderful gift for your friend,the notebook is masculine looking and fabulous! Thanks for joining us at LEJ Designs for our 'Sentimental' challenge!

  6. Gorgeous card Elaine I love the beautiful ship and air balloon.
    Linda xxx

  7. wow what a fabulous creation...thanks for sharing it with us at TPC this week good luck in the draw a worthy entry hugs sassyx DT

  8. This is beautiful,love the fab

  9. Looks beautiful Elaine xxxx

  10. Great idea - I am sure he will appreciate them both.

  11. Such a great idea and what a lovely thought for your friend x

  12. Great fussy cutting. Love the color scheme. Thanks for playing at Great Impressions.

  13. Lovely gifts, it's very thoughtful of you to make them and they are both fab :)

  14. Great card! Thank you for joining this week for our "anything goes" challenge at Love to Create. NancyD

  15. OK so now I have to make myself a "posh" jotter for my in the night thoughts! Brilliant books, that will be appreciated.

  16. Great job altering the journals! Thank you for joining us this week over at Love to Create Challenge Blog.
    Ruza, LTC DT

  17. Lovely creations
    Thanks for joining us at the LEJ Designs Challenge Blog

    Tina xxx

  18. A lovely gift! Love that hot air balloon. Thankyou for joining us at Crafty Bloggers Network

    Geraldine M
    CBN DT


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