Pals Blog Hop – Penguin Place Notebook

Welcome to the Stampin’ Pretty Pals’ Blog Hop! This month, the theme is “My Happiest Season”. We really hope that you enjoy and will be inspired by them! As you hop from blog to blog, don’t forget to leave comments because we love hearing from you. You will find the lineup at the end of my post to help you “hop” along from Pal to Pal.

Penguin Notebook

I am a happy girl whenever it isn’t over a hundred degrees here in the desert, so I am going with winter for my happiest season! Mainly I just wanted to play with the super cute Penguin Place Bundle and the Sale-A-Bration Penguin Playmates Designer Series Paper. Don’t you just love all these adorable winter friends!?

This little notebook will have the job of helping me keep track of holiday gifts and gatherings. I even made a little pocket in the very back to house receipts whether it is the one from the store or UPS for the gift shipment. I don’t know about you, but I have a tendency to hide gifts and forget about them. Since it will get a lot of use and live in my purse most of the time, the outside and penguin dangle are laminated to help prevent wear and tear.

Penguin Notebook Flip Through

Below is a page by page flip through so you can take a “cool” stroll through my little notebook. I know it will be bringing me smiles all winter long!

The Details

Notebook Inside

  • Cut 6 Basic White pieces at 2.5″x4.5″ – Group 1 with with two of the pieces below and stamp as desired.
  • Cut 11 Basic White pieces at 2.5″x2″ – Group 2 with one of the pieces above and stamp as desired. Note 1 page only has 1 due to large polar bear cut out.
  • Cut 6 pieces of desired pattern 6″x6″ from the Penguin Playmates DSP – Fold in half, burnish, round all four corners.
  • Fussy cut animals and punch penguins as desired.
  • Cut 1 piece of desired pattern at 6″x1-3/4″ – Score at1/4″ on 3 sides. This will be the pocket inside the back flap.

Notebook Outside

  • Cut 1 piece of desired pattern from the Penguin Playmates DSP at 6″x8″. Be mindful of reverse pattern and orientation.
  • Score at 3-1/8″, 3-5/8″, 6-7/8″
  • Round all corners.

More inspiration awaits, so use the lineup below to visit the rest of the Design Team. The Pals are excited to show you what they’ve created! Then, please mark your calendars for our next blog hop on September 8th. Our theme will be “Focus on the Sentiment” when our Design Team creates a project showcasing a sentiment as the focal point of their project. Until then, have fun in your craft space.

Stampin’ Pretty Pals Blog Hop

  1. Mary Fish at Stampin’ Pretty
  2. Peggy Noe at Pretty Paper Cards
  3. Amanda Howard at Papercrafting With Amanda
  4. Rosanne Mulhern at Heartfelt Stamping
  5. Lori Pinto at LollyPop Paper and Ink
  6. Windy Ellard at Windy’s Wonderful Creations
  7. Debbie Mageed at Secrets to Stamping
  8. Pamela Sadler at Stampin Pink Rose
  9. Rae Harper Burnet at Wild West Paper Arts
  10. Mary Hanson at Up North Stampin’
  11. Su Mohr at Aromas And Art
  12. Debbie Crowley at expressively deb…
  13. Sue Jackson at Just Peachy Stamping
  14. Stesha Bloodhart at Stampin’ Hoot!
  15. Tricia Chuba at ButterDish Designs – YOU ARE HERE
  16. Michelle Quinno at Shell Stamps
  17. Beth McCullough at Stamping Mom
  18. Megan Cooper at Lazy Daze Stampin’
  19. Melissa Seplowitz at The Stamping Ninja
  20. Deb Walker at Deb Stamps Life
  21. Lori Webb at Clever Copies
  22. Lisa Ann Bernard at Queen B Creations

Today’s Supply List

I also used the additional supplies listed below.

  • Laminator
  • Matte Laminate Sheet/Pocket
  • Beads
  • Needle
  • Velcro Dots

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18 thoughts on “Pals Blog Hop – Penguin Place Notebook”

  1. Such a fun and cute project! I’m inspired to try a notebook, maybe for club members. They would love it. Thanks for sharing!

  2. Wow, Tricia, I absolutely love this adorable notebook and am so glad you laminated it to keep looking good. This turned out so cute and would love to give it a go soon. Thank you for joining the hop this month!


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