Sunday, February 15, 2009

Keep it Simple Sunday

Have a fun, quick and easy project to share with you tonight. This is an idea I grabbed off of the Stampin' Up! web site and demonstrated at my monthly class this past Friday evening. This is a note holder that is made out of an inexpensive 5x7" plastic photo frame. I picked up the frame at my local dollar store...how's that for inexpensive! You've probably seen these frames before, they are made out of molded plastic, all one piece, and include a small "lip" that is used to hold the frame up. Instead of sitting on top of the lip the frame has been tipped over and the lip is being used to hold up the sticky notes. See below: Finishing the decoration of the holder is a piece of cake! Cardstock, plain and patterned, has been cut to size and slid into the holder. (BTW - The delightful patterned paper is new from SU! and I adore every single piece in the pack...Will post more with this paper soon!!) I cut a piece of black cardstock to frame the note paper pad and added a chipboard flower and sentiment to the bottom of the frame, a ribbon on the top. The pen holder is created by taking a 4x4.5" piece of cardstock and scoring at every 1/4". Simply fold along the score lines to create a box. Add tape to hold it together and then tape the remaining 1/4" flap to the underside of the frame. This was a fun project and everyone enjoyed making their note taker/holder...this thing needs an official name! ;-) Easy peasy! Enjoy!

6 comments:

Tanis said...

Oh my goodness, I HAVE ONE OF THOSE!!!
Love this!! So simple and sweet and PRACTICAL!
I'm making one this week :)
Thanks Kim!!

Beth Norman said...

This is so awesome. Great idea.

jules p said...

this is so neat. i love this idea. thanks for sharing with us.

Hazel said...

What a good idea - love it (I've got some of those frames in a drawer doing nothing - must try this) x

Julie Masse said...

Love this - it looks so cute with the red and that cute flower!! :)

Joanne B. said...

This is adorable! Love it!