Tuesday, 12 February 2013

Just A Note

Happy Tuesday!  It’s my day over at MTDS and this week I wanted to make something to keep me organised.  I’ve been busy doing so much on my website that I feel a bit out of sync and a bit chaotic as a result of it.  If you haven’t seen my website I’d love you to check it out – www.rubymcguire.com.

The gorgeous Lyndsey of Sour Apple Studio designed it for me and I know all of you lovely card makers/paper crafters will appreciate her design.  She also created this blog for me which is why I wanted her to create my website, she ‘gets’ me.


Anyway, back to trying to get some more order in my life and practice what I preach (as my tagline for my biz says)





I LOVE little books, I mean really love them.  I have little books for all sorts of things, one for my dreams and goals, one for paper crafting ideas, one that I just use to jot down little sayings, one for business ideas, the list goes on.  They help give me some order.  I have sooo many ideas for so many different things that my poor little brain would go into meltdown without them!  So here is the latest addition..


I was given a little spiral bound notebook and loved the polka dot embossed background but it was just plain black and as you know I do so like my colour.  A few patterned papers, a stamp and some ribbon and ta-da, it’s been Rubied!  I also made a matching peg here..

I’m entering this into the Muse Card Challenge where you use a card as inspiration. This was the inspiration…

I used a central panel on my book, the sentiment and line inspired my ribbon and the glass/straw inspired my sentiment and funny flower.

I also used these colours form Inspired by Stamping as inspiration..
IBSIC#45
Supplies: The papers are from Prima, ‘Doodle Deux’.  For details of the stamps and Copics I used pop on over to my post over at Make The Day Special.

Do you ever cover mini books?  If so I’d love you to post me a link, I’d love to see them.  I could always use some more inspiration as I'm sure one of my books will be full soon and I’ll need to decorate another one!

17 comments:

  1. Fabulous projects Ruby, I love these colours and that image is so cute.

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  2. Super cute card! It made me smile !!

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  3. Gorgeous!! Love your choice of papers and those flowers are so much FUN!
    Thanks so much for joining us at Muse this week!

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  4. Heee what a fun cover for your notebook!

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  5. You put the inspiration colors to very good use! What a lovely journal I know you'll enjoy using.

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  6. Fun projects! Thanks for joining in at IBS!

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  7. Such a cute notebook Ruby, love the cute image you have used. Have fun writing all your ideas in there.

    Thanks for sharing your work with us at IBSIC

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  8. Those flowers are just darling, so darn cute.
    Sandy :)

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  9. Very cute! What a unique way to be inspired! :)

    Lauren
    http://landersoncraftydesigns.wordpress.com/

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  10. What an adorable little book! I love that cute image! Very creative and great take on the challenges!

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  11. Love these funny flowers, Ruby. :) I have never covered a mini book and have avoided it at all costs! LOL
    I am so happy you played with us at Inspired By Stamping, my sweet friend. Big hugs across the pond!

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  12. Sooo cute! Love the flower! Adorable! Hugs, Joanna

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  13. What a fun notebook. The flower is unique.

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  14. Hello Gorgeous! Lovely altered note book, so bright and cheerful - perfect to keep you organised with your new venture! Ps. I'm dying for a good coffee and a crafty playdate - how about you??? xx

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