This week for the Monday Blog Hop the DT created 'anything but a card' and so I thought I'd carry this theme on into my project for today.
Once again I've used this cute White Rabbit Mermaid, did you see my post on monday when I introduced this beauty? Today's creation is a notepad holder, I have had these long slim notepads on my desk for some time and thought it was about time I made something special with at least one of them!
I decided to use the 'spotlighting' technique and added just red to the stamped image to make the mermaid 'pop' against the black and white patterned card I used to make the holder. I added just a little stickles to the smoke rings being blown by the caterpiller and I gave him a red hat, just for fun!
I lined the inside of the cover with this lovely striped paper I found in my stash and added a couple of strips of the black and white patterned card to create two small internal pockets - as can be seen in the picture on the right here. A length of lovely black and white gingham ribbon from my stash provides a method to hold the cover closed and adds a finishing touch tied in a bow on the side. The red flowers were cut with two of my Martha Stewart flower punches and the silver half beads were from the QKD Store.
Thank you so much for visiting today, I hope you've enjoyed viewing today's project and that you'll be back again soon.