Clarice, over at Storybook Woods made the prettiest desk blotter recently, and since I just got a new desk, I thought I would make one too. :0) It will come in handy for protecting the desk when we use our real ink pens.
I followed her directions, using wrapping paper for the base. I chose a beige with small flecks. For the pockets I used pink and white toile scrapbook paper. I slipped in cards, a bookmark and teabag that my friends have sent me.