Get Cooking! by Emma Toon

Get Cooking! by Emma Toon

Hi, it’s Emma here with you today, I’d love to show you how I’ve made this super fun recipe binder for my Daughter, using the Apron Strings Collection by Simple Stories. 




I’ve used the Yellow 6x8 Sn@p! Binder, which the colour works perfectly with the colours running through the Apron Strings Collection!





I covered the front of the binder with the glorious floral paper and then cut out the apron image from the 6x8 paper pad. I used lots of foam sticky pads to attach the apron, giving it a 3D effect. I also used some of the self adhesive brads to add detail. The chipboard ‘Recipes’ piece and some gingham ribbon to finish.




I made a front page where I used the little tag ‘A messy kitchen is a happy kitchen’ and I cut out some stacked bowls from another of the pages out the 6x8 paper pad. 




I love how the 12x12 Sticker sheet from the collection kit had lots of sticky tabs, so I decided to make plenty of dividers and used the tabs on each one. 





The Apron Strings Collection comes with so many recipe cards! Each one is beautifully decorated...but I couldn’t help but add a few details of my own. 




You can add your own mark on these, with just a few enamel dots, adhesive brads, chipboard pieces, stickers...yes, anything really!! Just have fun! I did!! 


If you are looking to document your favourite meals or even make a recipe binder like me, then this collection has everything...and more, that you’ll possibly need!!


I hope you’ve enjoyed seeing a sneak peek inside my Apron String Recipe binder and it’s given you a few ideas. 


If you’d like to see more of my projects you can find them on Instagram here 

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  • Kaylene: February 23, 2023

    This the cutest little project. I just love the colors and style.. great job!

  • Judith Fay: April 09, 2022

    Where can I order Apron String’s kit?

  • Barbara: June 09, 2021

    Hi… i love your items and im working toward beginning a lITtle recipe book of Recipes my kids loved growing up and still love… add bar b Q’s.. birthday pool parties.. thanksgiving dinners and christmas and Anything i make new throughout The year… totally for fun to one day hand dOwn to my girls.. im having a hard time deciding on a design because i keep seEing so many adorAble ideas… ill begin somewhere and change after the Rough draft period takes off.. look forward to seeing many more of your beautiful designs…

  • Jacque Salts: June 04, 2021

    I love this rec ipe binder

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