Friday, May 18, 2012

Crafty Journal

MATERIALS
· Scrapbook paper
· Scissors
· 3 buttons: 1 large, 2 small (1 with a shank)
· Pencil
· Precut floral stem wire
· Wire cutters
· Ribbon
· Hot-glue gun and glue sticks
· Journal or notebook

1. Make 1 flower (see slides 2-5), using the button with a shank for the first button in step 4. Trim wire with wire cutters just below flower.
2. Cut a length of ribbon long enough to wrap around journal, plus 3" to 4". Hot-glue one end of ribbon to journal halfway down the front cover near the open edge; let dry.
3. Hot-glue flower on top of ribbon (edge should not go past edge of journal); let dry.
4. Wrap ribbon around journal and around shank of top button to secure.

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