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A Stitched and Altered Notebook...

The current challenge over the Ribbon Girl Blog has been running for about a week now and this th's colours are pink, brown and cream. 
I went for something a bit different for me this time and had a lot of fun creating this notebook cover with lots of bits and bobs from The Ribbon Girl shop.

Love the top stitch threads from Gutterman that are now in stock, perfect for decorative stitching on cards as well as fabric.  This lush velvet ric rac that I've gathered to make tiny blooms, and tiny brass safety pins just the right size for tags and charms.
I've used an A6 spiral notebook that I've taken apart and rebound with pretty polka dot covers.
Why don't you join in this month, you've got until 3rd March to enter and as usual there's some lovely prizes on offer.  Check out the Ribbon Girl blog for all the details and lots of inspiration from all The Ribbon Girls.

Button Twine - Chocolate Brown
Pearl Button Mixture
Leaf Pins
Dewdrops - Pale Raspberry
Fabric - Tanya Whelan Darla Collection
Wendy Vecchi Dimensional Rose Art Stamp Set
Natural Calico
Polyester Wadding


  1. Absolutely beautiful I know what the calico was for :o) Love the little flowers made using velvet ric rac, they look fab! Can't wait to use my threads, they are such gorgeous colours.

    take care

  2. This is just lovely Vicky, so feminine and elegant. What a great transformation.
    Have a great weekend...Katie xx

    P.S Have turned my word verification off ;) x

  3. Beautiful hun :o)

    big hugs Vicky xx

  4. Vicky this is stunning! Such a lovely way to make to turn a simple gift into something spectacular!
    Encouraging me to use it up so that I buy new stash you naughty girl! hugs Karen x

  5. absolutely stunning vicky!! love all your work, you are such a great inspiration ♥

  6. Another really inspiring make from you Vicky! Vicky x

  7. Gorgeous project Vicky.... love the colours you've used on it.

    Btw, I had a go at the hyacinth flower card... didn't look anywhere near as good as yours so I think it'll find it's way to the bin!!

    Christine x

  8. Your notebook looks absolutely beautiful. (I've been doing something similar over the weekend)

  9. This is delightful Vicky so much pretty stitching detail and those ric rac flowers are gorgeous. Just trying to work out how you did them! haha


  10. This is a joy to look at. Such lovely colors and composition and details. Nice to meet you :)


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