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Thursday, 25 October 2012

Christmas Present



 Lovely Christmas decorations makes last week ladies Thank you for joining in with us. This is the last week of Christmas at the Hatters and we would love you to make a little present or stocking filler. I have decorated the front and back of a 8 by 6 ins book in vintage style. The book is suitable for a photo album or art journal, the inside has been left blank for the recipient to do with as they please.
 I painted around the edge of the front and back cover in brown and then covered with patterned  paper I then edged with gold paint and gold leafing pen. The tag has been distressed inked with bundled, dried marigold and tea dye. Stamped with clock faces. I cut a square of crinkled up brown wax paper and a crafty individuals image. these have been layered up with vintage fabric and lace. The swirl has been die cut in felt and decorated with mother of pearl buttons and black bling. The title I have painted the cardboard oval with gold and stamped as swirl on to it. Thank so much for looking and your lovely comments are always much appreciated.
 Do be sure and check out Florence, Janet and Chrissie lovely projects. Take care and thanks joining us. Hugs as Always. Sandra XXX

10 comments:

chrissies said...

A very lovely book Sandra and such neat use of the Bind it All--I never get mine as good as that lol.

Best Wishes Chrissie xx

hazel said...

This is a beautiful vintage book and such a lovely gift.
xxx Hazel.

Von said...

Beautifully decorated book Sandra just right for someone to fill :)
Von ♥

Sue aka Greyhound Lover said...

Beautiful book Sandra, super present!

Sue

florenceandfreddie said...

Gorgeous book Sandra. Beautifully stamped and decorated. A real treat for anyone on Christmas morning or any time of the year come to that.
Regards Florence xxx

Janet said...

Gorgeous book Sandra,perfect as a christmas present.
Janet x

sam21ski said...

Lovely book Sandra, it'll make someone a gorgeous gift.

Sam xx

Ginger said...

Lovely gift idea. x

papercraftnut said...

So pretty, Sandra. I love the vintage look. Who wouldn't be happy getting that little treasure? Tracy:)

cardsandcompany said...

This will make a lovely present Sandra. It could used to put all those special Christmas photos in.
Lorraine