I’ll Have Another!

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I know, I know…another portfolio???  I didn’t plan on it, I swear.

 This will teach me to never underestimate my abilities because when I started I wasn’t sure it would be a worthy post, due to limited materials and zero forethought on my end.  You see, I had this hard plastic portfolio envelope that I wasn’t sure whether I was gonna use or not, so I started messing with it…mind you, I began by not taking a before shot of said envelope.  I just dove right in.

full_0348_Clear_Frost_TuckWell this is sorta what it looked like before, just a plain frosted plastic case, about 11×14.  I had no real vision, I just wanted to make it a bit more, well me 🙂  So I dug around in my fabric bin and found this lite checked linen, which I thought would work well because I figured the thinner the fabric the better, since I had to origami it all back together.

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Like a crazy crafting lady, I just started stapling, not even sure if they would go thru…they worked like a charm.  I centered the fabric, and it fit perfectly, didn’t have to cut a thing.  The trims were an afterthought (sort of like my documentation, hence the blue vintage trim in the picture) because once the fabric was on, there were all these staples…no bueno.

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So, I had this great vintage green trim my sister gave me at some point, and after I assessed that if I was careful I should have just enough, I got movin.

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Making sure to glue the edges to prevent fraying, and using a taupe satin ribbon in the secondary areas…

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I DID  have juuuuuust enough!

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Then I added the belt, giving a Little House on the Prairie vibe!

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I am actually pretty psyched about this little re-do because it was completely outa nowhere!  Fun fun fun 🙂

Has inspiration struck you today!?

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2 thoughts on “I’ll Have Another!

  1. Pingback: School Days | Make-it-Yourself Maven

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