Best Friends Scholastic Wrapped Journal with Eileen Hull Inspiration Team

Hi everyone!!!! 
School is about to start! How many families are doing a happy dance? 
I remember those days … even as a home school mom. LOL
Today I am sharing how to create a fun Scholastic Best Friends Wrapped Journal…..
because you know…
as the school year progress our kids will have a best friend or two.

Begin by stamping you background image on a Wrapped Journal Die with ColorBox Blends Ink; apply Emerald Creek Supplies Glistening Gloss ink on top. Heat with embossing gun. 

Apply ColorBox Blends Ink to top of prepared embossed Wrapped Journal.


Using ColorBox Blends Ink and bit of water; paint each berry in. Dry. 

Page 1
Cut pages using  Passport Die.

Page 2 and 3
Decorate each of the pages using Authentique Element and pattern papers. 

Page 4 and 5

Page 6 and 7 

Page 8 and Front of Mini Composition Book 

Back of Composition Book and Page 9 

Page 10 and 11 

Page 12

Tie pages inside of prepared Wrapped Journal using thin elastic.

Wrap ribbon around Best Friends Scholastic Wrapped Journal; tie closed. Die cut using Credit Card Sleeve Die to mat Scholastic Epherema Card. Add to front of journal with pop dots.

Cut flower and leaves parts using Stitchy Flower

Form flowers; adherer to front cover of Scholastic Wrapped Journal. 

Supplies:
Sizzix/Eileen Hull Wrapped Journal Die
Sizzix/Eileen Hull Passport Die
Sizzix/Eileen Hull Credit Card Sleeve Die
Sizzix/Eileen Hull Stitchy Flower
Authentique Scholastic Collection
ColorBox Clear, Stop and Ebony Blends Ink
Emerald Creek Glistening Gloss Molten Dimensions
Blank Page Muse Berry Collage Stamp
Red Ribbon
Xyron Creative Station
Pop Dots

DISCLAIMERS

This blog is compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites, and various other topics. Even though the owner(s) of this blog receives compensation for our posts or advertisements. I always give my honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely my own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with each manufacturer, provider, or party in question.This blog contains affiliate links, clicking and shopping through these links helps to support and run Pam Bray Designs – Scrapbook Flair Blog at no additional cost to you. Today’s features are Eileen Hull Products. 

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Lucky Charm Desk Organizer with Xyron

Hi to all my Xyron fans!!!
It is that time of year to get organized and what better way to start but with Xyron!
Today I am sharing with you this perfect little desk organizer! 

Begin by die cutting one Sizzix Wrapped Journal Die from mat board. 
Cut pieces of  Authentique Clover pattern papers to measure the sections of the 
Wrapped Journal Die. 

Remove from adhesive sheets; add to out side of Wrapped Journal. 
Repeat for the inside of Wrapped Journal. 
Sand edges lightly with sanding block. 

Adhere Authentique Clover pattern papers together using Xyron Tape Runner with Permanent Adhesive to form a mat. 
Add to front of page by adding pop dots on 3 sides to form a pocket. 
Adhere Authentique Elements to top of front cover using Xyron Tape Runner with Permanent Adhesive.

Create two tags using the Authentique Clover pattern papers; add tan twine bow. 

Place inside of formed pocket on front page. 

Cover small piece of mat board using Authentique Clover pattern paper using Xyron Tape Runner with Permanent Adhesive
Add to inside page with pop dots on 3 sides to form pocket. 
Decorate with Authentique Clover Elements. 
Create small waterfall page to insert into pocket that was formed. 

Insert into pocket; decorate with Authentique Clover Elements using 

Decorate small spiral notebook with Authentique Clover pattern paper using


Add silver nailheads gemstones and green enamel dot to finish the cover of the spiral notebook. 

Die cut just the center part of the Wrapped Journal to create a small pocket.
Adhere to center page of Wrapped Journal. 
Decorate with Authentique Clover pattern paper and Elements. 
Add small green enamel dots. 

Place small prepared spiral notebook inside of pocket. 
Add small pens. 

Cover a small Composition Book with Authentique Clover pattern paper along with some Epherema from the Elements sheet.
Punch 2 holes in side bind and tie prepared notebook with elastic to secure it into place.

(HINT: Both the notebooks and waterfall pages are easy to replace when needed.)

Add two small photo squares to back page. 

Decorate the front of Lucky Charm Desk Organize using Authentique Clover pattern papers and Epherema Elements. 
Layer pieces together using the Xyron Creative Station Lite with Permanent Adhesive
Wrap the desk organizer with green ribbon; adhere circle pieces over top of ribbon with pop dots. 
Adhere small fussy cut image to top of desk organizer with Xyron Tape Runner with Permanent Adhesive.
Tie ribbon in pretty bow. 
Enjoy! Pam


Supplies:
Xyron Creative Station Lite with Permanent Adhesive
Xyron Tape Runner with Permanent Adhesive
Xyron 1.5 Sticker Maker with Permanent Adhesive

Sizzix Wrapped Journal Die
Sizzix Little Sizzix Mat Board
Authentique Clover Collection
Circle Dies
Small Spiral Notebook
Small Composition Book
Sanding Block
Green Ribbon
Tan Twine
Silver Nailheads
Green Enamel Dots
Deco Corner Punch
Pop Dots

Products Linked in Affiliate Supply List for convenience. 



DISCLAIMERS

This blog is compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites, and various other topics. Even though the owner(s) of this blog receives compensation for our posts or advertisements.

I always give my honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products.The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely my own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with each manufacturer, provider, or party in question.

This blog contains affiliate links, clicking and shopping through these links helps to support and run Pam Bray Designs – Scrapbook Flair Blog at no additional cost to you. Today’s features are Xyron Products. 

Winter Wishes Blog Hop – Holiday Spirit Wrapped Journal with Eileen Hull and Emerald Creek Supplies

Warm thoughts are unfolding, as we begin to enter a festive time of year. Eileen, Kim and The Teams have created a fun blog hop challenge to kick of the American Thanksgiving and Winter festivities. To play along all you  need to do is follow along and comment on every blog. If you play along and link up your own creation using Eileen and Emerald Creek products, you will get 2 bonus entries for the draw. Contest Closes on Sunday November 25th, with the Winner announced Cyber Monday!

Prize includes an Eileen Hull Journal Die and a $50.00 gift certificate to the Emerald Creek Shop.
Blog Hop List:
 Pam Bray You are HERE!!!!

Begin your Holiday Spirit Wrapped Journal by first die cutting Eileen Hull/Sizzix Wrapped Journal from Sizzix Little Sizzles mat board. 
Stamp icicles from Emerald Creek Supplies Icicles Stamp Collections Stamp using embossing ink. Emboss with Emerald Creek Supplies/Seth Apter Ancient Amber Embossing Powder; repeat on top along top of Wrapped Journal. 

Die cut Eileen Hull/Sizzix Passport Page using Sizzix Little Sizzles Matboard. 



Ink inside and outside pages along with cover using Eileen Hull ColorBox Blend Inks: Golden, Bay, and Beach. 

Stamp icicles from Emerald Creek Supplies Icicles Stamp Collections Stamp  with white paint. 

Tie pages to inside of journal with prepared elastic. 

Stamp Emerald Creek Supplies Cardinal Stamp on to watercolor paper using embossing ink.

to craft sheet. Using paint brush; paint prepared embossed  cardinal with inks that have been misted with water. 
Stamp around embossed cardinal with Eileen Hull ColorBox Blend Nutmeg Ink. 

Punch scallop circle from water color paper. 
 Stamp with Nutmeg Ink.  

Wrap journal with ribbon to create tie. 
Adhere small floral leaves, pinecones and poinsettias round cardinal to form wreath. 

Tie bow at bind. 

I hope you are filled with “Holiday Spirit” as you create wonderful projects this winter season. Hugs Pam

Supplies:
Eileen Hull/Sizzix Wrapped Journal
Eileen Hull ColorBox Blend Inks: Golden, Nutmeg, Bay, Wildberry, Stop, Beach 
Emerald Creek Supplies Icicles Stamp Collections Stamp Set
Emerald Creek Supplies Cardinal Stamp
Emerald Creek Supplies Holly Branch Stamp Set
Emerald Creek Supplies Christmas Polka Stamp Set
Emerald Creek Supplies Ancient Amber Embossing Powder
Emerald Creek Supplies Rocky Road Embossing Powder
Emerald Creek Supplies Silver and Blue Jeweled Brads
Small Poinsettia Buttons and Snowflakes
Small Frosted Pinecones and Holly Leave Garland
Sentiment Sticker
Circle and Scallop Punch
Watercolor Paper
White Paint
Paintbrush
Ribbon
Elastic
Hot Glue Gun and Glue Sticks

Nature Mixed Media Wrapped Journal with Eileen Hull Inspiration Team

Disclaimer Notice: I’ve received products/compensation as part of the Eileen Hull Inspiration  Design Team. This project however, is 100% my own project! Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. I explain more here.

Good Morning my fabulous friends! 
Are you enjoying the wonderful and creative projects that Eileen Hull design team has shared so far using her Book Club 2 Collection from Sizzix!!! 
They will be available soon in your local Scrapbook Store, at the Sizzix Store or in Eileen Etsy Shop!!!
Today I created a Nature Mixed Media Wrapped Journal using Alcohol Inks. 

Begin by cutting several pieces of the Surefire Aluminum Tape.
Remove adhesive backing and add to Wrapped Journal that has been cut out from mat board. 
Ink using Ranger’s Alcohol Inks; dry. 

To create inside pages…
Cut the sewing strings from on Mini Composition book. 
Separate into 4 equal piles. 

Cut  15 pages from copy paper to measure 4 1/2″ x 6 1/8″. 
Fold in half. 

Stamp your Grunge images to top of created copy paper pages. 
Ink Grunge flowers with Colorbox Blends

Repeat until you have 4 sets of stamped and inked sets. 
Layer pages together inside a pattern paper cover and staple at the bind to create Signature Pages.  
Color elastic with Colorbox Blends; dry. 
Tie prepared signature page inside Wrapped Journal .
Adhere large metal knob over the elastic ties. 

Die cut Gadget Gears our with covered pattern paper chipboard. 
Mat to pattern paper; ink edges with Nutmeg Colorbox Blend. 
Adhere to top of Wrapped Journal .

Apply alcohol ink to top of large metal dragon fly; dry. 
Adhere to top of Wrapped Journal .

Add small chipboard “Butterfly” piece to top of Wrapped Journal ,
Fussy cut and layer two butterflies from pattern paper; adhere to journal. 
Add small metal clip to help keep journal closed. 
Die cut flowers and leaf from the Flower and Leaves Journaling Die; color with Colorbox Blends.
Layer together; add to top of Wrapped Journal .
Add small metal nail head and black gemstone to center of prepared flowers. 
Adhere a piece of ribbon under the front of gear on front of Wrapped Journal  and a piece under back of same gear. 
Tie to close Wrapped Journal .
Decorate inside cover lid with prepared gear and small Epherema Card. 

Make sure to head over to Eileen Blog HERE to see this weeks inspiration using the new Book Club 2 Dies! Pam

Supplies:
#662811 Sizzix/Eileen Hull Flower and Leaves Journaling Die 
#662816 Sizzix/Eileen Hull Wrapped Journal 
#66193 Sizzix Gadget Gears
#660331 Passport Book
Basket Weave Embossing Folder
Sizzix Little Sizzles Mat Board
Graphic 45 Nature Sketchbook Collection
Blank Page Muse Grunge Stamp Set
Clearsnap Colorbox Blends: Stop; Leaf, Golden, Nutmeg, Beach

Ranger Alcohol Ink: Honeycomb, Poppyfield, Mermaid, Teakwood
Ranger Black Archival Ink
Surefire Aluminum Tape
Metal Dragonfly, Paper Clip, Nail Heads, Knob
Mini Composition Book
White Card Stock
Pop Dots
Xyron Mega Runner
MayArts Golden Ribbon and Tan Twine


Disclaimer Notice: I’ve received products/compensation as part of the Eileen Hull Inspiration  Design Team. This project however, is 100% my own project! Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. I explain more here.

Collect Memories Wrapped Journal with Eileen Hull Inspiration Team

Disclaimer Notice: I’ve received products/compensation as part of the Eileen Hull Inspiration  Design Team. This project however, is 100% my own project! Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. I explain more here.

We are so excited over Eileen newest Book Club 2 Collection from Sizzix! The Inspiration Team will be sharing our enthusiasm all month long with fabulous projects using the new dies that will be coming to a store this month!!!

I created a Collect Memories Wrapped Journal using the new Wrapped Journal Die. Begin by die cutting a piece of chipboard with the die and applying mist using Golden Colorbox Blends from Clearsnap. (Put a couple drops of ink from the cylinder into a small spray bottle, add water to create mist.)

Repeat on inside; make sure that mist dries between coats to keep the sprays from becoming muddy.

Stamp background stamps with Ebony and Bay Colorbox Blends and White paint; dry.

Ink edges with Nutmeg Colorbox Blend.

Front of 3 signature pages using Authentique Meadow Collection.

The backs of two of them.

Inside of first signature page adding mats, stickers and creating flowers from Flower and Leaves Journaling Die. 

Front of companion composition book.

Ink flowers with Colorbox Golden Blend and stamp with background stamp. Form Flower.

Back of composition book.

Inside of second signature page using the  Credit Card Sleeve and Tags  and Heart Journaling Cards that have been inked and stamped.

Insert label from the Bookplate, Hinges and Label Die to Credit Card Pocket. (NOTE: Book Club 1 dies are interactive with the Book Club 2 Dies.) 

Back of composition book using some of the inked heart on the doily.

Third signature page decorated with stickers, mats and gemstones.

Front of companion compassion book.

Back of companion composition book.

Add die cut words from the Journaling Words Die; ink with Colorbox Blends. Add to front of each signature page. (NOTE: You can add the words to smaller space by giving them an arch instead of adhering in a straight line.)

Die cut Flower and Leaves Journaling Die , ink with Colorbox Blends. Stamp with back ground stamp. Form flowers and enamel dots to center of each flower.

Add sticker to front of prepared Wrapped Journal with pop dots. (REMEMBER to leave space under the  sticker to place the elastic ribbon under.)

Add flowers a and bow to top of  Wrapped Journal.

Add “Journey” to bottom of Wrapped Journal.

Add metal heart to top of bind.

Add inked elastic ribbon around Wrapped Journal; tie in knot. Slide under sticker on front.

Add small metal heart to front of Wrapped Journal.

The elastic inked ribbon will just slide off and easy top put back on when you are done writing in your composition books or adding photos to you Collect Memories Journal! Make sure to head over to Eileen Blog HERE to see this weeks inspiration using the new Book Club 2 Dies! Pam

Supplies:
#662811 Sizzix/Eileen Hull Flower and Leaves Journaling Die 
#662810 Sizzix/Eileen Hull Credit Card and Tag Die 7pc Die Set
#662812 Sizzix/Eileen Hull Heart Journaling 4pc Die Set
#662356 Sizzix/Eileen Hull Bookplate, Hinge and Label 8pc Die Set
#662813 Sizzix/Eileen Hull Journaling Words 5pc Die Set
#662816 Sizzix/Eileen Hull Wrapped Journal 
Authentique Meadow Collection
Blank Page Muse Grunge Stamp Set
Clearsnap Colorbox Blends: Nutmeg, Ebony, Wildberry, Bay
White Paint
Elastic Cord and Decorative Ribbon
Small Mist Bottles
1/8″ Corner Rounder
Xyron Creative Station Lite and Permanent Adhesive
3 Small Composition Books
Prima Mechanical Hearts
Small Enamel Dots

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