My friend Linda saw a cute idea using legal pads, can't remember where right now *okie thinks she might have been ignoring Linda when Linda told her because Linda always is coming up with something cute that okie wants to make*, but anyway she had the legal pads cut in half at Staples and gave me some of the pads. I kept thinking I wanted to do something with them and then when I got my latest Cards magazine I knew what I wanted to do!
I cut chipboard where it would cover the back and front and scored along the length for the thickness. I covered both sides of the chipboard and then decorated the front. I also stamped each page of the notepad with the same greeting that I used on the front.
I covered the top of the notepad with some coordinating patterned paper. I did think about putting a ribbon at the top or something...but then decided against it.
I think next time I will cut the chipboard where it will extend 1/8th of an inch on the side.
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I want to do one with food patterned paper so my neighbor Naomi can use for grocery lists. I might also try and figure out how to do it where she can replace the pad when she uses it all.