Saturday, August 17, 2013

All That Stickles 1 + 2 = Stickles Blog Hop

Welcome to the 1 + 2 = Stickles Blog Hop brought to you by the All that Stickles design team!

Back to school is just around the corner, and what better way to start off the school year then with a bit of sparkle?! Today the design team is showcasing all sorts of glittery back to school projects that kiddos and teachers will love!

If you've come from Ann's blog, you're in the right place! If you have just come across the hop and would like to start from the beginning, please visit All that Stickles.

For my project, I decided to alter a notebook. I use this notebook to keep track of projects that I have due.  Here's what it looked like BEFORE.

The handwritten "boat log" is there because I stole it from my dear husband.  He'd used it previously to track boat repairs. I took a bunch of scraps and taped them to the notebook and stuck them down with mod-podge. Then I decorated it with a cute image from Bugaboo (one of our generous sponsors), some UmWow Studio Chip, and OF COURSE, some Stickles!  Colors used:  Glam Pink, Waterfall, Yellow and Firefly

Now, the dear hubby will NEVER know it used to be his notebook!  ha ha! 

We have blog candy for those who are a follower of All that Stickles and leave a comment on every stop of the hop! Winners will be announced Wednesday August 21st at All that Stickles.

$15 Gift Certificate

$25 Gift Certificate

10 Digis of Winner's Choice

Your next stop is the super-crafty Chas's blog.

Here's the complete lineup:
Thanks for hopping! :) Don't forget to check out our Nature/Outdoors Linky Party!

Submitting this project to Tuesday Throwdown - Pastel Challenge!

Craftily yours,


  1. Great idea, and made it so much cuter!

    hugs, Jenn

  2. This is wayyy better than the "boat log" notebook :) Great job Karen


  3. I hope he doesn't read your blog... or you'll be sprung! Looks much nicer than it did as a boat log.

  4. Well, didn't you just gussy up that notebook? Great job? That digi stamp is adorable! Please tell Ann I couldn't leave a comment on her blog -- my IPad wouldn't let me.

  5. This is adorable. I've never altered a notebook, but totally want to now!

  6. You are crafty! And hubby will never guess.

  7. Great project! Thanks for sharing.

  8. love the altered notebook...


  9. wow! there is absolutely no way to recognize this as the same notebook! fab job! :)

  10. Fantastic project. Love to alter or re-purpose almost anything. You did a great job of camouflaging his Boat Book...he'll never know. His loss and your gain.

  11. This is super cute! I love the fun colors and all the embellishments. :)


  12. Fabulous & FUN!!! Awesome job!
    Have a wonderful day,

  13. Love how you decor the book! ...HUGS...SK :)

  14. LOVE this project!!! Altered notebooks are one of my favorite things to do. TFS!


  15. I love your altered notebook. I've been wanting to do this to my note books, but I wasn't sure how to go about doing it. Thanks for sharing.

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  16. A wonderful altered note book. Love how you have done the background and of course, the stickles.

  17. Fantastic notebook to keep track of your project in!!!!!

  18. Beautiful book, Karen. I have to make one now.

  19. Don' you just love it when you can make the old new? Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown for this challenge.
    Margaret, DT

  20. I love your makeover of the note book Karey. It's bright and fun!

  21. What a sweet and SPARKLY notebook! I 'borrow' items from my hubby all the time for crafting. :)

  22. What a cute notebook. Love the way you decorated it. TFS.
    AND what he doesn't know won't hurt him. tee hee hee.

  23. That altered notebook is amazing.. love the colours..
    Laura D DT

  24. Wow you sure know how to turn a simple notebook into something fantastic!! Looks great!!

  25. Oh lots of different Stickles :) this is super cute. You know, Waterfall Stickles is probably one of my favourites. I just ordered it for the second time hehe.

  26. That's what I call transforming the ugly (maybe not so ugly) duckling into the beautiful swan. Great job. Your project is fantastic. I love the sentiment, too.

  27. A fantastic change to that notebook! I love the image...I am a nerd and proud of it!