Remember my recycle projects? I miss them! So here's a new one.
When it comes to lists I'm still more of a pen + paper kind of gal. I needed a little something to keep the small ones more organized. A scrap of linen, a small piece of chip board that I had in my scrap drawer, some ironing and a glue gun was all that I needed to make this to-do list holder. I wanted something firm to write on and compact enough to tuck into a handbag. The sheets I will write on will be index cards or cut down sheets of paper from my recycle stash.
I cut the chip board slightly larger than a small index card and used only one piece of fabric for the whole project. The fabric is about 2 1/2 times wider than the chip board and about twice as long.
The backside (on the right) is a little bumpy because of the fabric on the corners but I can cover that up with a colorful piece of card stock or with extra index cards.
I think the photos are self-explanatory but if you have any questions I'll be happy to answer them in the comments section.
- Print or embroider something on your fabric before using it for this. I just remembered that I have a block printed tree on another scrap of linen that would've been perfect for this. I would've used it as a decorative touch for the back area.
- For those of you that sew - I can see a small zipper pouch working with something like this. One side should have the folded over edges to hold the paper. A secured chip board inside of the pouch (attached with velcro?) will offer the firmness needed for writing. The pouch can be a great place for coupons, receipts, etc.