Dear Diary…

Emma's Diary

I FINALLY use my Bind-it-All. I got it over a year ago. M’s been wanting a diary — those fancy big girl ones — but they’re just too expensive for somebody who can’t write well yet. As you can see this book’s pretty simple. I used Kristin Cronin-Barrow, All About Him, paper for the base, Cosmo Cricket alpha (the apostrophe is American Craft), the birdie is Dear Lizzie, the flower is Prima and the crochet flower is one I made. This book is 3.5″ x 5″ and the BIA wires are the 3/4″ ones. I glued two pattern paper onto the front and back of a cereal box. It gives the front and back cover some weight. For the inserts you can use notecard paper or just regular printer paper like I did for mine. M likes to draw and write and she always takes a piece of my printer paper anyways so it wasn’t a hard decision. I think it took me 15-20 minutes to make this.

We’re hungry so I’ll make this sweet and short.

Oh, M want to write a message:

My   Mom   made    this   diree   for   Me

13 thoughts on “Dear Diary…

  1. sweet sweet! Good job on the diary, so fun! I luv luv that you made yer own flower (unlike me, hehe) looks great! what type of yarn did you use, i mean, there is a certain thickness to them, just wondering 🙂 I’m sure M likeys a lot 😀

    Clouds 😀

  2. How sweet! My daughter loves diaries too! I thought about getting a BIA awhile back, but not sure if I would use it much! I visit one blog and she is always making the cutest scrapbooks! 🙂

  3. Love this diary you made! I’m sure Emma’s gonna have lotsa fun writing in it 😉
    Oh, btw.. Love the rose you put on the centre of your crochet flower… can I know where you got it from? 🙂

  4. You are such a cute mommy! I love this! Wait, you’re actually supposed to USE the BIND IT ALL? {Hee Hee} This is TRULY inspirational on all kinds of levels! Awesome share, darlin’!

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