What an undertaking that turned out to be!!! As I stated in my previous post making the prototype was a job in itself! Converting cm to inches and then trying to find the right size. In the end well worth all the effort! I know my guys are my number one fans! Anything for them!!
There are going to be a lot of pictures. So I’ll chat a little before each pic. The first will be the cover. I guess I was trying to compensate for the fact as a Midwesterner we SHOULD have some snow by now. Instead, it has been raining for 24 hours straight. For now, that’s ok. Drew is done with finals today so will be driving for 7 hours to get home. As soon as he gets home then it can SNOW all it wants. Our weatherman delights in telling us that with the amount of rain we’re getting the 1″+ would be equivalent to 15-20″ of snow. I guess I had that in mind when I did my trees!!! All 15″ landed on my trees!! It even left my hubby speechless! LOL It was a new snow I’ve never used before!!! My excuse and I’m sticking to it! 🙂
Inside left of cover. I used the holly punch as we used to have a gorgeous row of 5′ hollies. One in the middle of the row died and they intertwine so we had to get rid of all of them. 😦
Another pic with the tag out. Drew is majoring in Park Management so thought the trees were perfect. Plus, I love this stamp!
Next is the book part.
The back cover. I love this paper it has my beautiful holly all over it.
I decided I had to make the spine special too. Drew is a big believer in TRADITION so this Tim Holtz token was PERFECT.
Last picture! If you are thinking “what can she possibly have left to take a picture of?” Proof that it looks like a book!
I do have to say I love this project and will do another one. I’m only going to do a few of the stats since this post is so long.
- Stamps: Sitting Boy – Kit 20 – Christmas 4 – hAnglar & stAnglar/Bench – C. C. Designs/Winter Forest – Santa Col ’08 – Magnolia/Tree Group & Merry Christmas – Mini Holidays 2 – TH
- Papers: Watercolor paper/All other paper are from a Tim Holtz pad
- Dies: Lamppost, Round Carved Ornament w/LOVE & tag – Tim Holtz/Studio Alphabet- QK’s
- Inks: Vintage Photo, Bottle & Cranberry – Ranger
- Fur: Cotton Ball White – Fun Flock
- SNOW: I could not forget that!!! Snow – Tex – DecoArt
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