Friday, July 1, 2016

July Stamp of the Month Blog Hop - From the Notebook


Welcome to July's Stamp of the Month Blog Hop! This month, we are featuring the stamp set "From the Notebook" - a set of 24 stamps. This set of stamps is perfect to document anything and everything - from layouts, cards, 3-D items, notes, notebooks - just about anything! The bloggers along this blog hop will certainly show you many ways to use this awesome stamp set, so sit back and enjoy the tour. 

You should have arrived here from Darlys Recker's blog.


If you get lost, a list of all blogs can be found here.

The stamp set looks like this.




As soon as I saw this stamp set, I knew exactly the purpose it was going to serve in my creative space!
I am ashamed to admit that the past year, I have gone through THREE Annual Expressions catalogs all by myself - because I mark them up so much that they get to a point that even I can barely read them! I am not even going to show you a catalog because I am horrified at how it looks.
Consequently, I decided to use this stamp set to create a pile of post-it notes to use in my Idea Books to mark pages and write notes instead of writing all over the pages!


I chose a variety of colours of Post-It Notes and I used a couple of the the Cricut Cuts to adhere to some of the pads - one even looks like a file folder! The sticky side is opposite the side to be written on. I can stick the note on the page and write what I want on it. The purple ones are marked as IMPORTANT - those are for pages that I know I will need to return to multiple times - like the main embellishment listings (I always reference that page when writing my blog posts).


The yellow and green lists are for my purchasing purposes - personal and for workshops. They will help to keep me on track and focus on one area of the catalog at one time rather than hopping around all over the place. Finally, the pink ones are to remind me to return to pages with terrific hints or suggestions because I always forget that those things are there!


I hope you can see the benefit of doing what I chose to do with this stamp set. I know it will work for me - maybe it will help someone else as well! 


The next blog on the hop is Lauren Moore's blog
I'm sure she has something wonderful to share with you.

You can get this stamp set for just $6 this month with a $50 purchase. 

Visit my shopping site here
Remember this stamp set is only available until July 31st! 

Products used are all Close To My Heart

Paper: White Daisy Cardstock
Stamps: From the Notebook
Inks: Crystal Blue, Cotton Candy, Black
Accessories: Artistry Cartridge

Enjoy, 
Alyson


7 comments:

  1. Really cute idea! I think post-it notes are the best invention and I love how you personalized them.

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  2. Awesome idea!!! I love this idea and may just have to personalize a few of mine!

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  3. Thanks for sharing, I love this idea!

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  4. Love your organizational ideas!

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  5. Cool...I use sticky notes all the time. And I looked at that stamp set and wondered what I would even do with it...great idea and creative.

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