March 15, 2013

Post-It Holder Tutorial {by Wait 'Til Your Father Gets Home!}

Hello friends and followers of Emily and 52 Mantels! I'm Meredith from Wait 'Til Your Father Gets Home, and I'm absolutely THRILLED to be here today! I was honored when Emily asked me to guest post on her blog, as I've been a fan for a long time. She's got some of the best and cutest ideas around if you ask me!

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I'm married, have a 20 month old running around the house, and have another little one on the way expected to make his or her {yes, it's a surprise} debut on or before June 9th {hoping for before}! I've been blogging for about a year now, and really enjoy all the new friendships I've made as a result.

Today I wanted to share a fun and simple Spring craft that you could easily make in under 10 minutes. The best part? If you've got a little one that enjoys crafting with you, he or she would love to work on this project too. I'm such a sucker for jotting down lists or reminders on Post-Its. I thought it would be nice to have a cute holder in my kitchen desk area to brighten it up a bit, and make things look a little more "Spring-y."

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To make a Post-It Holder, you'll need:

  • plastic 5 x 7 frames {the kind that have the little stand on the bottom}
  • Post-It pads in a variety of colors
  • pretty scrapbook papers
  • hot glue gun/glue sticks
  • Spring inspired felt stickers {found mine at Hobby Lobby and of course used coupons}
  • mini clothespins
  • paper cutter


 To get started, use your paper cutter to measure and cut 5 x 7 pieces of your desired scrapbook papers. I chose two patterns that screamed "Spring" to me.

After inserting the papers into each frame, I chose a Post-It pad that I felt went well with each paper, hot glued the entire back side of it to the holder, and added a few cute felt stickers.

I added a mini clothespin to the second one I made, just to have another spot to hold a reminder or two, if needed!   

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The best part?! You could totally change these up for each season or holiday AND they'd make such a cute gift for a neighbor or teacher.

Thanks so much to Emily for having me over, and to you all for reading my tutorial today!

I hope you enjoyed it and that you'll stop by and say hello sometime soon!

Enjoy your day!

Thanks so much, Meredith! I will definitely put this on my to-do list. So cute! 

Here are a few more fun, DIY ideas from Wait 'Til Your Father Gets Home

PS. I'm back from Italy! I'll share some details next week :)


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  1. Welcome home! I'm sure you had a fabulous trip to Italy!! Thanks so much for having me over today :o)

  2. Super cute, Meredith!!! I have a slight addiction to post-it notes, so something like this would come in handy. xo

    p.s. WELCOME HOME, EMILY!!!!

  3. This is very cute! Thanks for sharing! Welcome home, Emily, can't wait to hear all about Italy and hope you had a fabulous time! Have a great weekend!

  4. I made these a few years ago and my daughters and I still have them. Too cute!!!

  5. في مدينة جدة يحتاج اهلها الى شركات تقدم خدمات منزلية مثال عن تلك الشركات شركات مكافحة الحشرات بجدة للتخلص من الحشرات المنزلية الضارة و شركة مكافحة الصراصير بجدة و رش الحشرات في جده
    ويفضل اهالي جدة عند تنظيف خزان الماء ان يتعاملون مع احدى شركات تنظيف خزانات المياه بجدة وذلك لأن افراد شركة تنظيف الخزانات بجدة متخصصين في تلك الأعمال ولديهم كل الطرق والمواد اللازمة لتنظيف خزانات المياه

  6. تريد نقل عفشك من مكان الى آخر وتريد شركه نقل عفش بجده مضمونة فانت الآن مع افضل شركة نقل عفش ولو كنت في مكة ابحث عن افضل شركه نقل عفش بمكة المكرمة لتحصل على خدمات جيدة خاصة بنقل الاثاث في مكة ولو في الطائف اتصل على ارخص شركات نقل العفش بالطائف وسوف تعرف الفرق بين الشركات كما في شركات نقل اثاث بالمدينة المنورة التي تقدم خدمات النقل مع الفك والتركيب وفي ينبع تجدنا تحت اسم شركه نقل اثاث بينبع لخدمة اهالي ينبع في اعمال نقل اثاث المنزل ولأن الرياض عاصمة المملكة ويجب ان تكون خدمات نقل الاثاث فيها على مستوى لائق باهل عاصمة المملكة فنقدم لكم شركات نقل اثاث بالرياض مجربة وتقدم خدمات رائعة وتستخدم سيارات نقل عفش مبطنة ومجهزة


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