Aug 28, 2017

"Check" this out...

Vicki here to share another Monday morning altered project...an easy, peasy one too! 
My mother's checkbook cover was a little battered looking and she wanted a new one but wasn't able to find any that she liked.   And, that leads us to this fun project...a checkbook cover. 
 

Birds are a favorite of my mom's and she has a lot of items embellished with them. 


Here you can see the original checkbook cover along with the die cuts and papers I used to make and embellish the new one.


I measured and cut the paper to the size of the original cover.  The birdhouse die cut was a little too tall so I had to alter the height.  I also cut out a few birds using another die cut in my stash.


I scored the cover to fold over the checkbook, and inked all of the edges.
 

And, here's the finished cover!  I added a coral heart to the center of the middle bird house.  The clouds are inked with the same blue as the cover edges.  A few branches and birds finish the cover. 

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Vicki

6 comments:

  1. What a cute idea to make a checkbook cover! This is totally adorable!

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  2. WOW what a fabulous idea and I bet Mom LOVED it! Thanks for awesome inspiration!

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  3. How much fun is that! I do iPhone covers, but a check book cover, now that is unique!

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