This is the prettiest journal anyone would love to receive! My uplline, Carol Gilmore, was the inspiration for this beautiful project! This Composition Book measures 9 3/4" x 7 1/2". We used Rose Red and Wild Wasabi markers to ink up the Sweet Floral Stamp (item #122855); it was stamped onto a piece of Very Vanilla cardstock measuring 5" x 6" and this was layered onto a piece of Basic Black cardstock measuring 5 1/2" x 6 1/2". Then we die cut some butterflies from Rose Red and Very Vanilla cardstock using the Beautiful Wings Embosslit (item # 118138) and glued them on using Mini Glue Dots (item #103683)..
We decorated the back with a piece of Basic Black cardstock and we die cut a strip of Basic Black for the "fringe" on the front of the book using the Tasteful Trim XL Die (item #120893). We ran the Very Vanilla cardstock pieces under the finge through the Big Shot using the Stripes Embossing Folder (you can get this for FREE as a Salea-Bration benefit!). We used the Decorative Label punch (item # 120907) to make the "Friend" accent, but you could die cut an initial or die cut some flowers; the options are endless! The Rose Red cardstock ribbon hanging from the accent measures 1 3/8" x 3" and the Very Vanilla cardstock ribbon measures 1" x 3 1/2". We just used our Paper Snips (item # 103579) to cut the slits at the ends.
To beautify the "Friend" accent piece, we used the Boho Blossom Punch (item #119858) to make the Rose Red cardstock flower and attached it with a Stampin' Dimensional (item # 104430). To stamp the accent image, we used the Four Frames Stamp Set (item #123440 wood or #123442 clear), the Charming Stamp Set (item #116519 wood or #125829 clear), and the You're a Gem stamp set (item #122268 wood or #122270 clear). For the finishing touch, we added some Black 1/8" taffeta ribbon (item #119261) and Basic Pearls (item #119247).
Have a great week and contact me if you have any questions!