How to Make a Memo Book Using Scrapmatts

Make your own memo Book with a decorative cover using art techniques and Scrapmatts chipboard and stencils

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How to Make a Memo Book Using Scrapmatts
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Cut kraft card stock or similar at 8 x 4 inches and coat with gesso

Cut kraft card stock or similar at 8 x 4 inches and coat with gesso

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Apply texture paste using a srapmatts stencil . I used ST1010

Apply texture paste using a srapmatts stencil . I used ST1010

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3
Choose coordinating paints x3 and apply using a baby wipe allow to dry. I used dylusions paint.

Choose coordinating paints x3 and apply using a baby wipe allow to dry. I used dylusions paint.

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Use one of the three colours and a different stencil to add to your background. I used scrapmatts stencil ST1001.

Use one of the three colours and a different stencil to add to your background. I used scrapmatts stencil ST1001.

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Choose a different colour from the 3 background colours and stencil on to your background with different scrapmatts stencil. I used stencil ST5001.

Choose a different colour from the 3 background colours and stencil on to your background with different scrapmatts stencil. I used stencil ST5001.

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Stamp with archival ink using your favourite stamps. Ensure to apply images in various locations

Stamp with archival ink using your favourite stamps. Ensure to apply images in various locations

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Mix texture paste and a coordinating distress stain to colourise the paste.

Mix texture paste and a coordinating distress stain to colourise the paste.

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Apply coloured texture paste using another Scrapmatts stencil. I used ST1002.

Apply coloured texture paste using another Scrapmatts stencil. I used ST1002.

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Ink around edges with coordinating ink. I used distress in mermaid lagoon.

Ink around edges with coordinating ink. I used distress in mermaid lagoon.

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Ink around the edges with black ink. I used distress ink black soot

Ink around the edges with black ink. I used distress ink black soot

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Doodle stamped images if desired using a permanent black pen.

Doodle stamped images if desired using a permanent black pen.

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Die cut a leaf spray or similar in two coordinating card stock colours. Shape and ink each die cut. I used distress ink mermaid lagoon

Die cut a leaf spray or similar in two coordinating card stock colours. Shape and ink each die cut. I used distress ink mermaid lagoon

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Choose a sentiment and mount on coordinating card stock. My sentiment comes from graphic 45 bohemian bazaar.

Choose a sentiment and mount on coordinating card stock. My sentiment comes from graphic 45 bohemian bazaar.

14
Die cut flowers in 3 sizes from coordinating papers and card stock. Shape and ink. I used distress ink. Mermaid lagoon

Die cut flowers in 3 sizes from coordinating papers and card stock. Shape and ink. I used distress ink. Mermaid lagoon

15
Take 3 different sizes from Scrapmatts pack CB1024 and paint with the 3 background colours

Take 3 different sizes from Scrapmatts pack CB1024 and paint with the 3 background colours

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Create flower units, fixing each flower with glue and a brad. You should have 3 flower units in total.

Create flower units, fixing each flower with glue and a brad. You should have 3 flower units in total.

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Cut sections from the Scrapmatts pack CB5129 and ink with black ink. I used distress ink black soot.

Cut sections from the Scrapmatts pack CB5129 and ink with black ink. I used distress ink black soot.

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Paint and ink 3 chevrons from Scrapmatts pack CB5106

Paint and ink 3 chevrons from Scrapmatts pack CB5106

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Paint or ink 2 butterflies from the Scrapmatts pack CB1158

Paint or ink 2 butterflies from the Scrapmatts pack CB1158

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Adhere leaf sprays and sentiment to the background. Add decorative paper clip to the sentiment if desired.

Adhere leaf sprays and sentiment to the background. Add decorative paper clip to the sentiment if desired.

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Adhere Chevrons And Butterflies to the background.

Adhere Chevrons And Butterflies to the background.

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Adhere flowers, circle mesh and studs to the back ground. Your cover tag is now complete.

Adhere flowers, circle mesh and studs to the back ground. Your cover tag is now complete.

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Cut Kraft card stock at 9 3/8 x 8 1/2 inches and ink edges

Cut Kraft card stock at 9 3/8 x 8 1/2 inches and ink edges

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Cut pages in desired number from white paper to fit the kraft Card stock piece. Clip to card stock and punch holes 1 inch apart down the centre

Cut pages in desired number from white paper to fit the kraft Card stock piece. Clip to card stock and punch holes 1 inch apart down the centre

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Stitch through holes with coordinating thread to hatch pages to cover. I used bakers twine. Fold memo book in half so stitching goes down the spine.

Stitch through holes with coordinating thread to hatch pages to cover. I used bakers twine. Fold memo book in half so stitching goes down the spine.

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Cut 2 pieces of designer patterned paper at 4 3/8 x 8 1/8 inches adhere to to front and back centrally.

Cut 2 pieces of designer patterned paper at 4 3/8 x 8 1/8 inches adhere to to front and back centrally.

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Adhere cover tag to front cover centrally. The memo book project is now complete.

Adhere cover tag to front cover centrally. The memo book project is now complete.

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