Thursday, July 21, 2011

Mini-book...Big on-line crop

Those Fiskateers have me MOVING today!  Two blog posts in one day!  WOW!  First, a pinwheel card (scroll down if you missed it this morning) and NOW, a mini-book tutorial.

This mini-book is great as a small gift for birthdays.  Or, you could fill it with school pictures, graduation photos, inspirational quotes, or as a baby gift.  A new mom could keep this small book in her diaper bag and always have pictures ready to share. 

If you try this project, let me see it!  I'll post your project right here on my blog! 
Go create!


When I was a kid, a pinwheel was a special treat.  I remember twirling myself around trying to find the perfect breeze that would send my pinwheel on a spinning frenzy.  Well, this pinwheel isn't going to spin in the wind, but it does capture a good memory.  I made this pinwheel for a "folding" challenge on the Fiskateer blog.  What have you created that refreshes a childhood memory in you?

Saturday, July 9, 2011

straightening out a smile

As I was browsing through my Google Reader...I came across an inspiring LO done by Miss Hippy
Chick/Sarah, seen here .  I knew I had a single picture that would be perfect for this.  Where Sarah used lace around her picture, I used a Fiskars border punch and then folded the paper carelessly on purpose.  I like that phrase, "carelessly on purpose."  I might use that as a page title.  I love digging around in my "embellishment box" and seeing what I can come up with to complete my LO.  This time it was a compass rose transparency, a chipboard tog, and a flat metal filligree.  What is lying at the bottom of your embellishment pile that you haven't used yet?