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Hey, Smarty Pants

A happy Wednesday, friends!
I have a couple of things on hand today that I made to share at
While perusing the 'decorate-your-locker' aisle with my daughter,
 she stated how much she wanted a couple of magnetic organizers to hang up...
my thought immediately went to Smarty Pants and how I could adapt
 her ideas into things I could make at home!  

First up is a very simple steno-styled notebook.
  I made this using a sheet of medium weight chipboard that I cut into two 4" X 6" strips.

Next, I cut four pieces of patterned paper to the same size as the chipboard and attached 
to each side with a strong adhesive (I love Sookwang double-sided adhesive).

For the front cover you can choose from a variety of designs and sizes of journal cards.
 Layer on stickers and add a few brads or other decorative pieces to make your notebook one-of-a-kind. 

The inner pages can be made up of notebook, graph or copy paper...just cut the pages down
 so that they measure approximately 1/4" smaller than the actual album. 
 Reserve the left-over cuts of paper for the project below. Use a binding system or rings 
to complete the notebook. You can also add a small magnet to the back cover
 so that it can be hung inside of a locker. 

Slip those extra cuts of paper from the notebook project into one of the SN@P Pockets! 
 Decorate the front and add a magnet to the back.
I took a wide 1" ribbon and applied it to the back of the SN@P Cuts opening with fabric glue.
 This would make a sweet teacher gift that could hang on the side of a filing cabinet. 

 Lastly I have a card that I made for the booth at the CHA-Summer Show!
I fell in love with the cute bus motif! What a great card for those bus drivers who safely 
transport our kids to and from school :) 

Products Used:
  NOTEBOOK- Smarty Pants: Blue Composition/Ledger Paper; Bingo Cards/Stars Paper; 
3X4 Journaling Card Elements; Brads; Expression Cardstock Stickers
 POCKET- I Heart Summer: Chipboard Stickers; SN@P Pockets; SN@P Cuts; Layered Stickers 
 CARD- Smarty Pants: Fundamental Cardstock Stickers; Red Composition/Notebook Paper;
 Blue Composition/Ledger Paper; 4X6 Vertical Journaling Card Elements; Designer Brads;
 Expression Cardstock Stickers 

Smarty Pants, along with Say Cheese and December Documented will begin arriving
in your local stores and online within the next week or two!  


  1. Wonderful projects full of your beautiful signature details Shellye!:)

  2. Such darling, eye-catching projects! I can't wait to get my hands on these papers. I re-pinned them! :)

  3. These are just lovely- love the riot of ribbons and the pocket card!


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