Thursday, 21 May 2015

Birthday Book

Good afternoon lovely peeps. Hope you are all well.



I've been having a play with my new toy!



After being inspired by my fellow LOTV teamie Donna's address book, I had a go at a birthday book.

I covered the 6x6 greyboard that came with my my Cinch with paper from the Beach Bliss paper pad by Lili of the Valley. I then spelled out 'Birthdays' with the Hobby Art Alphabet TYPED set.

I have been itching to use my new Bird Set stamps from Hobby Art, so I stamped the Bird on Branch with black Archival ink onto watercolour card and coloured it in with Whispers pens and a damp paintbrush.


I doodled lines around the edges with a black fineline pen and then glued it at a squiffy angle onto the front cover. I've added a skeleton leaf, flowers and buttons from my stash.

The inside pages are just squares of white card with the months spelled out using the same alphabet stamps again (rather stupidly I did this after I'd bound the book, so held my breath the entire time).


It's finished off with some co-ordinating organza ribbon tied to the spines.



I'm entering this into the following challenges:-

Creative Inspirations - Anything Goes + Option of a Sketch!
Graph'It colouring challenge  - Anything Square

That's all for now folks, I'll be back at the weekend.
Katrina x

4 comments:

  1. Katrina, this is lovely. Such an inspirational idea and all so beautifully put together...I have just treated my self to a Zutter Bind it All but have not been brave enough to to use it yet!...your lovely book is just the nudge I need!
    Sue...xxx

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  2. How lovely
    Thanks for joining us in our *Anything Square* challenge at Graph’It Markers Colouring Challenge
    xx

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  3. Fabulous make. Thanks for joining us in our Anything Square challenge at Graph’It Markers Colouring Challenge
    Anjie (DT)

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  4. Fabulous card with lovely colors and design. Thanks for sharing with us at Creative Inspirations Agnieszka DT

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