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Sunday, September 6, 2015

Write on! Altered Notebook

Altered this mini composition notebook with a pen & ink/calligraphy/back to school theme. Used Cricut cartridge Locker Talk for the Pen & Ink images. Calligraphy hand wrote the sentiment "Write on!"

Supplies List 

adhesive: foam, Scotch ATG
calligraphy: hand wrote sentiment "Write on!"
Cricut cartridge: Locker Talk  2 1/2" Pen & Ink
Enamel accents: black - on nib of pen
ink:  Delicata Golden Glitz
machine: Cricut Explore Air
notebook:  4 1/2" x 3 1/4" mini composition
papers:  the Paper Studio Old Postcards scrapbook   cardstock - black, gold, gray
pen: Pilot Varsity calligraphy pen
stamp:My Mind's Eye Lost & Found - sentiment banner

Entering this into the following challenges:    

9/6 Bitten by the Bug 2 Back to School Ch  UE 8/31

9/7 Scrappy Moms Stamps Terr Tues Ch - Back to School   UE 9/1

9/11 Allsorts Ch Wk327 Lots of Layers  3E(#2)  9/5
9/11 Glitter N Sparkle Ch153 Anything Goes  3E(#1)  9/6
9/11 HIMCR #215 Fav Team Colors  3E(#2)  9/5
  My College Colors - Florida Technological University now renamed to University of central Florida - Black & Gold

9/12 Dies R Us Ch32 Back to School  3E(#3)  9/1

9/13 Craftin Desert Diva Craft it Up & Link It Up Linky Party Ch#63 "Just for Kids"  UE 8/31  can be for kids
9/13 Fantabulous Cricut Ch#259 Back to School   3E(#3)  8/31

9/17 Wags N Whiskers Ch161:  Back to School/For a Teacher  2E(#2) 9/4

9/30 Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Paper Sept 2015 Ch UE 9/1
9/30 DL.ART Sept Linky Ch 1Eperday/no stack 9/1

9/30 Paper Sweeties Insp Ch #35 Sept 2015  UE 9/1



  1. Gorgeous card love your bps. Thanks for joining us at CHPPC, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxxxxx

  2. Another pretty card, Melissa! So happy you've found so much inspiration from this month's challenge board at Paper Sweeties!!

  3. Great altered notebook! My daughter has been practicing calligraphy and she enjoys using the pen! Thanks for joining us over at DL ART! DT Member Carri~Abusybee
    My Blog!

  4. Fantastic altered notebook Melissa!! Thank you so very much for joining our 'Back to School Challenge' at BBTB2!!!! :)

  5. I love your composition book, and pen and ink image. This will be such a fantastic practice book for calligraphy. Thanks for joining us at BBTB2.

  6. Super alternated notebook! Liking the pen and calligraphy! Thanks for joining us at DL.ART Sept Linky Challenge - Best wishes on winning the prize! Have a blessed week! Gail DT

  7. wow - three great projects this week for back to school. you have been busy!!! nice.


  8. HA! I LOVE the fun title you added to the notebook! This rocks! Thanks for joining us at Paper Sweeties! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

  9. Lovely card!
    Thank you for sharing at Allsorts, welcome again;-))m

  10. Wonderful altered notebook, I love the vintage look of the papers and elements. Thank you for joining us this week at HIMCR.

    Sue - HIMCR DT

  11. Fabulous card. Thank you For entering the Glitter N Sparkle Blog Challengs xx DT Crafter Sarah xx

  12. What an awesome altered notebook, Melissa!! I love the design and the fountain pen!! Thanks so much for linking up with the DL.ART September Linky!! Have a great weekend :)

    A Mermaid's Crafts
    DL.ART DT Member

  13. Fantastic altered notebook! Perfect for back to school. Thanks for joining the Dies R Us September, "Back to School" Challenge!

  14. Lovely project! Perfect for back to school!
    Thanks for joining in the fun at Hiding in My Craft Room.
    ♥ Lena – DT
    Lena’s Creations

  15. Melissa, fantastic notebook, great job :)
    Thank you for playing along with us in the DIES R US challenge!

    Dies R Us Challenge Blog DT

  16. Great job of altering this notebook! Thanks so much for playing in our ‘BACK TO SCHOOL’ challenge at Dies R Us! Please come back again soon!

    Darlene (DRU Blog Leader)

  17. You are on a roll!!! Another great job! Thanks for joining us with another great project over at CDD.

    CDD DT Member

  18. Oooo, I love fountain pens! What a fun project. The paper pieced fountain pen looks amazing! Thanks, AGAIN, for playing along with us in the Paper Sweeties Inspiration Challenge this month!

  19. I love this altered book! Thanks for joining us at Dies R Us for the 'Back to School' challenge!