Monday, May 28, 2012

Embellishing a dollar store notebook

Remember the jumbo straws from this craft?
I also used them along with some cute scrapbook paper to embellish dollar store small notebooks and put them in the loot bags for Sofia's butterfly party.
I needed a way to attach a colouring pencil to the front of it, like grown ups notebooks sometimes have the fancy pens attached.Got it?
The jumbo straw solution was a light bulb moment, so proud of myself :0)

They are really long , so I could cut 4 little pieces out of one.
After cutting the desired length, I closed the bottom with hot glue.

Attached the straw pencil holder to with hot glue gun.Yes, glue gun IS a mom's best friend!
Each guest got one notebook and the pencil box, very useful  for little creative souls who, at this age, love to "write"!

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  1. Too cute!! Love it! A really great idea!

  2. These are so sweet. I would have never thought to use the straw that way. Brilliant!

  3. Thank you so much for linking up to last week's Tuesday Confessional link party. You've been featured so stop by and grab a brag button!
    I've also pinned this to my Tuesday Confessional board on Pinterest.

  4. Not sure how I missed this post before but EXCELLENT idea!!! Who new a "straw isn't just a straw"!