Paper Crafts

Dad's Mustache Password Book

This personalized notebook will give Dad a bit of help in the digital department. Passwords can be tricky to remember…so help him out with this fun, quirky notebook!


Made by: Dawn Mercedes Barrett

Time: 45 minutes

Level: Moderate handiness

Size:  4" x 6"


  • Premium Permanent GlueTape
  • Mini Dots™
  • Craft Dots™
  • 4" x 6" memo notebook
  • Decorative papers and sticker die cuts
  • Red cardstock
  • Ribbon
  • Fun fur in black
  • 2 googly eyes
  • Sizzix Big Shot
  • MFT Stamps Die-namics dies
  • Label punch
  • 3/8" circle punch or die
  • Fabric scissors
  • Paper trimmer
  • Wire cutters
  • Pliers
  • Large binder clip
  • We R Memory Keepers crop a dial
  • Stamp with desired mustache sentiment
  • Black Memento dye ink

Clip the pages of the notebook with the binder clip.  Use the pliers and wire cutters to unwrap one edge of the spiral that binds the notebook. Twist the wire to remove it from the pages.  Remove the cover from the binder clip and use the clip to keep the pages organized.

Cut patterned paper to 4" x 6" using your paper trimmer. Apply to the cover of the notebook using Premium Permanent GlueTape. 

Tip:  Apple the Glue Tape to the edges of the cover. 

Turn the cover to the back side. Use a crop-a-dial tool (or hole punch) to re-punch the holes. Follow the original holes as a guide.

Bind all layers together and twist the spiral binding into place. Use the pliers to secure the ends with a little bend.

Use your fabric scissors to cut out a mustache shape from some black fun fur.

Tip: Remember to consider the direction of the fur before cutting your shape.  This will be applied to the front of the password notebook using Craft Dots.

Cut two small triangles using a die cut and cutting system. Punch out one small circle. Using Mini Dots to create a bow tie from the paper pieces. 

Now decorate the front of the Password notebook using Ultra-Thin and Craft Dots. Glue-Dots-Dads-Password-book-frontAdd stamped sentiments, sticker die cuts, and googly eyes. Tie a coordinating ribbon onto the spiral binding.


 Give your dad a helping hand around the computer after all those years he helped you!

~ Dawn

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