Thursday, September 29, 2011

Today's Featured Artist: Becky Lee Launder

Today's Featured Artist is our very own Becky Lee Launder of Embellish Creative Designs.  Now that school is back in session, Becky decided to share a quick and absolutely adorable project that would be perfect for those hard working teachers!  Oh...and she has a giveaway!

Embellish Creative Designs
CREATIVE DIY Clipboard, Notebook & Notepads
Embellish Creative Designs recently launched new DIY Kits & DIY Projects. The concept is simple! Pick a fun, themed kit of your choice + Pick a creative DIY project = LOVE! 


For an opportunity to win a Kit & Project of your choice, leave a comment below! For additional BONUS entries:

Now… on to a fun tutorial!
Learn to create embellished clipboards, notebooks and notepads.


Materials needed: Clipboard, Scrapbook paper, Modge Podge, Brush, Adhesive Tape Runner, Binder Clips, Ribbon, Papercutter
Time needed: 30 minutes

Step 1: Trace clipboard on the reverse side of your patterned scrapbook paper. Cut. Allow two inches at the top of the clipboard.

Step 2: Use adhesive tape runner on the clipboard.


Step 3: Place scrapbook paper on clipboard. Cover scrapbook paper with mod podge.

Step 4: Allow time to dry. Add binder clips.

Step 5: Embellish with ribbons.

Materials needed: Scrapbook Paper, Papercutter, Adhesive Glue Runner, Glue Gun, Papercutter
Time needed: 10 minutes

Step 1: Cut a 3 inch strip of scrapbook paper.

Step 2: Fold scrapbook paper over top of paper pad. Use glue gun to secure.

Materials needed: Mini Notebook, Scrapbook paper, Papercutter, Adhesive Tape Runner, Alphabet Stickers, Ribbon
Time needed: 20 minutes

Step 1: Trace notebook cover on the reverse side of patterned scrapbook paper.

Step 2: Decorate front cover with alphabet stickers, embellishments. Add ribbon to spiral bound.

Finish up the project by tying a ribbon around the clipboard, notepad and notebook! You have a perfect, homemade gift for a teacher, student or a friend beginning a new job.

Don’t forget to leave a comment to win an Embellish DIY Kit and Project!


Christine said...

Love it!!! What a great gift idea for back to school!

Cristina said...

Wonderful idea! Perfect for a welcome gift for a scrapbooking group I want to start!

allYson said...

What a great gift idea!!

huntla1 said...

Cute project and not too difficult either!

Rose said...

What a great idea to make a set like this!

Elena Lai Etcheverry said...

this is a good one girls! Lots of cuteness! love it BEcky!

Sarah said...

I love that this is such a simple way to customize everything. :D

Becky said...

Thanks for featuring my tutorial, ladies! :) Happy Creating! xo

Kim Franklin said...

So cute! I'm going to do this for the girls in my office :)