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Wednesday, 29 September 2010

Bah humbug!

Christmas is on it's way again and it's time to make endless lists. I was mooching around Tesco yesterday and found some hardbacked notepads for 42p each. They were at the end of one of the aisles in those red boxes and there were only three left so i grabbed them and transformed them into these.
Perfect for all those lists.The image and sentiment are by Elzybells. The patterned paper is from the DCWV stack number 6 and is a border pattern which saves using more than one piece.
  A close up of the image, sparkled up with a bit of stickles.

On the back page i made a pocket from matching card for receipts. I'll be back in Tesco tomorrow hoping that there'll be some more. I'll give these to my mum and 2 sisters.
 Off to the kitchen now where i belong, lol. Beef and tomato casserole with olives and basil tonight, (small portion of course) with a bit of pasta on the side.

11 comments:

  1. Hi Di! these are fab note books hun..luv the little pocket at the back...fab gifts! xx Lizzy xx :)

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  2. what a bargain! and a fabulous job of altering them into something special - I'm sure your Mum and sisters will love them. Your dinner sounds delicious too .. .. mmmmm!
    hugs, annie x

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  3. Hi Diane.You never cease to amaze me with you talent.I love these,gorgeous image too.Lee xx

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  4. Great idea for these notebooks Di, they are lovely.
    Sue x

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  5. Great little books - why do I never find these bargains!!! Love the idea of the receipt pocket.
    x Tricia

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  6. Hi Di

    Sweet little notebooks .. .. I end up with lists for everything!!! LOL!!!

    The wedding photographs look good on the previous post. It looks a really happy day.

    I thought of you today as I finished off the favour boxes ready for a wedding we are off to at the weekend.

    Mmmm..... dinner sounds scrummy .. even if it is a small portion.

    Love Jules xx

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  7. Mmmmm dinner sounds yummy!!, Oops I should be commenting on the notebooks lol.Di they are gorgeous and love the cute images too. Must do some for my work buddies for xmas, such a great idea!!
    Take care Vicky xx

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  8. Dinner sounds nice, hope you enjoyed it. I would never have thought of this and really like what you've done, you have inspired me to look for something similar, thanks. xxx

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  9. hiya di.these are fab and a great bargain too.love the image you have used and the fab receipt pocket :)

    xx coops xx

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  10. Oh wow these are super cute xx

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