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Notebooks!

Happy Monday! Wishing you all a great week ahead! I know my blog hasn't been as active as it used to be but that doesn't mean I haven't been crafting. I am busy making a painting right now and also thought I will try submitting for publications this time around...even though I know I have a long way to go :)

*This is a picture heavy post*

Anyways,I just wanted to share an up-cycled project I did a few days ago and never got around posting it. I up-cycled some clothes wrapping card-board and turned them into these super cute notebooks. I love them because:

- they were super quick and fun to make
- they were made using my favorite Echo Park papers
- they are cute, I think super cute :D
- they will come in real handy for people like me, who have a memory of a gold fish and keep forgetting anything and everything
- They can be used as birthday/anniversary reminder book, pocket sketchbook(for us, crafters), grocery list (add a magnet to the back and stick it your refrigerator), or just a To Do list...so many possibilites.
- They will almost never end, because more paper can always be added inside once you run out of existing ones.







What do you think? Do you like it? Can you think of any other uses of these notebooks? Let me know, I would love to hear your feedback :)

This is my colorful entry for Wee Memories Scrappy Saturday Challenge #63 - Dare To Color.

I have finally started making Rakhi cards, and will back soon to share them with you.

Hope you like it! Thanks for visiting!


Comments

  1. Nope.. I change my statement.. they are super cute... and the papers are dreamy.. :-).. springtime.. love them myself.. :-)

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  2. loved em!!! awesome idea... i have been meaning to make something similar for my kitchen n note my grocery list which i forget by the time weekend approaches!! thanks for inspiring me!

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  3. Love the shaped outline of the note book.. and the papers are gorgeous..

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  4. love it? i absolutely ADORE them Ujjwal.... they are simply stunningly smart and gorgeous!!! very very handy... wud love to try some myself ;p

    P.S.: wud love it if u cud post a tute... wud be so so super helpful for mojo-on-a-one-way-trip-to-God-knows-where souls like me....

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  5. These are awesome! Love the Echo Park Papers! :)

    All the best for those publication calls! :)

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  6. Love them...gold fishes have memories? oh well..at least this should keep you in line!!!

    p.s. please share some rakhi cards soon...I need to make loads and have no clue as to what to make...maybe I'll be inspired by you!!

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  7. Lovely creation Ujjwal!!!Love the echo park papers.

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  8. lovely! So beautiful! I,m floored by the netness in your work. And Congrats for winning the lily pad challenge.

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  9. Summery and fresh, I love all the colors and shapes :)

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  10. This is such a fab idea Ujjwal! Very innovative! The colors are very nice :)

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  11. this is a super idea!! and your creations are even more fabulous!

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  12. loved your note books they are so pretty and colorful the shape is so unique.

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  13. :) awesome!! Love the shape of cover!! & echo park papers are cute!

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  14. Amazing idea! These notebooks are SOOO cute! :)

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  15. CUTE,CREATIVE & COLORFUL...well done!!!

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  16. looks reely awsome! cute and bright! loved it all!

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  17. I really like all the COLOR here in these little notebooks. I also like the shape you used......very nice! Thanks for playing along with Wee Memories!

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  18. Another stunning work! love those notebooks, perfect gift for anyone :) love the shape :)Thanks for playing with us at Wee memories challenge!

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  19. WOW!.. these are soo gorgeous!.. love the bright colours! :D

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