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Monday, May 07, 2012

Stampman Challenge - Favourite Technique


Warning: Photo heavy!!
This is my entry for the Stampman Challenge, Favourite Technique. I have three actual favourites, the main one making wrinkle free distress ink backgrounds, but these go hand in hand with stamping & bleaching. As my blog name suggests I am a minibook maker, although to be fair there are over 18 books that will never be seen on this blog because they were made many years ago before I even thought about running a blog & sadly, lost all the images when my computer died! Anyway this is the front cover of the mini & the following pages are the inside. Materials listed at the end.







Pages were made using thin card from an empty tea bag box.
Distress inks used: NEW Spring set; Dusty Concord; Tumbled Glass; Broken China;
Spun Sugar; Mustard Seed; Pine Needles; Shabby Shutters.
Stamps are a mixture of Tim Holtz sets & Studio G.
Computer generated words for front cover & pages 3, 4, 6, 7 & 10.
Secret Garden embossing folder, Heart die & fancy frames both Papermania/Xcut
Bleach. Bind it All. Scraps of ric rak & glitter paint.

12 comments:

Rein said...

What a lovely book Paula,
you did a wonderful job!

Daniele said...

thank you for popping by and leaving your comment on my blog, have to say your book looks amazing
hugs

Silvia(Barnie) said...

A fabulous project, your book is just a little treasure.

Julia S-W said...

Hi Paula, thanks so much for your lovely comments recently! We did have a lovely holiday and coming back to the rain wasn't much fun!

This book is so sweet and gorgeous! There's a tremendous amount of work in it which I find really impressive. I've often thought of getting one of those binders as things like this are lovely to make for people - so different to a card. Another item to add to the 'want list'!

I've got some of the same stamps but you have others which are gorgeous. Are the little ducks stamped? They are so pretty.

Please drop by again and will certainly be back!

Juliaxx

Deb Neerman said...

WoW, this is incredible! I love every page of this little treasure!

Carol Q said...

gorgeous Paula. it looks like you really enjoyed making your book and you used some lovely stamps.

Angie said...

its gorgeous!!

lisa said...

I'm so glad you've shared a mini book with us Paula. I know they are your "thing"!!! and now I can see why, this is just stunning. All the pages are so different and yet they blend together beautifully and you've used all my favourite stamps!!!
Thanks so much for sharing it with us at The Stampman this time.
hugs Lisax

Godelieve said...

I LOVE your mini book Paula, it's so beautiful!!!

herminesplace said...

Absolutely gorgeous booklet

Sue said...

This is just beautiful Paula, all of that hard work was certainly worth the effort x

Claudia said...

Wow, FANTASTIC!!!