Studio 490 Moulded Flower meets Grungeboard Notepad

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Grungeboard Notepad Workshop


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Tim Holtz Idea-ology Ring Binder Small : TH92913

Art Parts Clearly for Art Modelling Film :  WV-APCLEARLY

Umount Artsy Floral A5 Stamp Plate : UMARTSY

Ribbon Solid Two/Tone Purple/Green : KN07

Umount Ledger Page A6 Stamp Plate : UMLEDG

 Cosmic Shimmer Clear Glue : CSGLUE

Tim Holtz Distrss Ink Pads Black Soot : DPBLACKSOOT ,

 Dusty Concord:DPDUSTYCONC

& Seedless Preserves part of the Autumn Limited Edition Set

 Distress Stains Dusty Concorde : DSDUS

Archival Black Ink Pad: ARCHBLKSM

Alcohol Ink Purple Twilight : ALCIPURP

Alcohol Ink Applicator Tool: ALCAPPTOOL

Creative Expressions Non Stick Craft Sheet –  300mm x 400mm : CRAFTSHEET

Cut `n` Dry Foam : FOAMCUT

Creative Expressions 2 Speed Heat Gun : BLUEHEATTOOL

Grosgrain Ribbon – Various Codes Available


Step by Step Instructions

Here the clear modelling film from studio 490 has been used but the white or black film could be used depending on the results required. The grungeboard, a small ring binder & ledger A6 stamp from Creative Expressions is also need for this project.

1 Mount the ledger stamp onto some Umount foam & place it onto an acrylic block. Ink the stamp with the black soot distress ink pad. Stamp the image onto 160gsm paper before cutting each sheet out. The distress ink gives a lovely feel to the paper but the archival black ink pad could be used for a crisper look.


3 Use a standard hole punch to punch holes at the top of each sheet.


4 Take a full sheet of the grungeboard & using the seedless preserves ink pad swipe the ink pad directly onto the sheet. For a smoother colour blend the ink into the grungeboard using some cut`n`dry foam.


5 The reverse side is rougher & dusty concord ink pad has been used to colour the surface.


6 Alternatively use the dusty concord distress strain as that will get into the rough surface easier than the ink pad.


7 Take a small leave stamp at stamp at random over the grungeboard using the black soot & dusty concorde ink pad.


8 Stamp the floral image onto the studio 490 clear film using the archival black ink pad.


9 Use a heat gun to dry the ink onto the film before cutting each flower out with a pair of scissors.

10 Apply the purple twilight alcohol ink onto the applicator tool & tap the ink onto the film.


11 Heat the film to enable it to be shaped as required. Bend the smaller flower petals up more to add dimension to the inner piece.


12 Take some paper flowers & dab the distress stain to colour the flowers to match the design.


13 Add the flowers to the centre of the film flowers to complete the piece.


14 Place the ledger pages onto the ring binder & lay the piece onto the prepared grungeboard leaving a small border at the bottom.


15 Punch a small hole through the sides of the ring binder & secure the binder in place with the brads that come in the kit.


16 Stamp a `Just a note` sentiment onto a piece of white card & just catch the edge of the small leaf stamp around the edges to carry the theme through the piece.


17 Punch 2 holes at the top of the grungeboard & pass some of the 2 tone ribbon through the holes to create a loop.


18  Tie a knot in the ribbon & then finish on a bow to complete the handle for the notepad

18  19 Cut some green leaves using the foliage Spellbinder die & tuck them underneath the 3d flower in the top left hand corner of the notepad.


20 The completed project is a very useful pretty project for a quick gift or maybe to add something different to a craft sale.

Why not add a piece of magnetic sheet to the reverse so the pad could be added to a fridge for those all important reminders.



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2 Responses to Studio 490 Moulded Flower meets Grungeboard Notepad

  1. Paper Junkie says:

    Managed to source some modeling film and it arrived a couple of days ago – must now set aside some proper time to have a play. Thanks Suzanne for some more great inspirational ideas.

  2. Suzanne says:

    Pleased you have got some it great stuff and a big thank you for the kind comments you so often leave – they are much appreciated
    Suzanne x

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