Some projects to share!

Sunday, November 9, 2008

OK - it has taken me a long time to finally finish my week in the life project with Ali Edwards! I FINALLY got it done! I still think it is a bit plain - I may still add some things to it later but for now, I am calling it done! I took pictures on the week I lost my job - how ironic, huh! But I figured I might as well document it - it WAS part of the week, right? I used my Bind It All to make the little book, and bought the 6" bind it all chipboard covers from Hobby Lobby for the outsides of the book. The inside pages are all made of chipboard as well - just some cheap chipboard I bought at Office Depot. I think they are called report covers or something like that. I used Basic Grey paper and chipboard numbers for the cover, and used a Prima flower and a clock center that I bought last year at CKC for the front cover. Other things on the book included Doodlebug rub ons, lots of cats eye ink, a brown sharpie and Storybook Cricut cartridge. I covered the inside pages with craft paper to match the covers better. I took some of my favorite pictures from the week and did a collage of them so that I could include as many as possible in the book. Oh - and before I forget to mention this - I used some Glimmer Mist on the outside cover to make it a little sparkly. That was the first time I had ever tried this - it gave it a neat effect. This will be fun to look at years down the road! I also wanted to share with you a LO I did this week while I was off! I took the picture a while ago - it is of my dog taking a nap in my new scraproom. The title says "What I Love Most About My New Scraproom!". I did this LO because since I moved my scraproom upstairs into my daughter's old room, she now stays in there with me when I scrap. When I had my room in the basement, she never stayed down there with me. I love that she now keeps me company! I used the new Bazzill swiss dots paper on the LO - I love that paper - its so pretty! Other products used are: Thickers letters, brown cardstock for scalloped frame around photo, Summer Driggs digital frame around photo, Heidi Swapp heart, Cats Eye ink, Doodlebug double sided sticky heart with Doodlebug glitter (yellow heart), Bazzill stitch template and floss, transparency for journaling and strip at bottom of title, and some letter stickers for the word "most". The scallop around the photo was cut with my Threading Waters punch - I just didn't show the holes in it.
Thanks for stopping by today - have a great Sunday! Talk to you soon!


Anonymous said...

Kim, cool beans dude, as Kirsten would say. It's a really neat project, maybe if I could settle long enough to do an extended project, but I don't know. I like to work until a project is totally done, work without stopping that is. Kevin hates it because I'm like obsessed until it's done. Good work and great colors!!