I am on a stamping spree and made more stamped flowers and leaves!
I used some of the gorgeous marbled papers my crafty friend Mary had gifted me to make the gold embossed leaves using stamps from the Winnie and Walter In Bloom Elsa's Flora set.
To keep the flowers company, I added a glass domed butterfly handmade following this tutorial : Glass Cabochon tutorial .
Added little islands of sparkling chunky glitter and tiny pink hearts sequins at places for a bit of texturing and sparkle!
This mini book was made by recycling a cardboard box , measures just 3.5 x 3.5 inches and has 16 pagesyou can write on or add photos to and 7 pocketsto hold tags and is similar to my mixed media mini book shared earlier.
Pictorial version of the Mini Book Tutorial - Show how to create mini book pages and the cover and add a strong fabric spine
In this mini I stamped Winnie and Walter leaves randomly on the inner pages .The tags were cut using Poppy Stamps dies from pink pearl card stock and inked for a splotchy look!
And here is my mini book and matching card.
Card and Matching Mini Book
A Crafters' Meet
A small group of crafty girls in my city try to meet up every now and then and last week 4 crafty friends came to my home[ 2 of them even brought along their kids]!
Tanvi, me,Mary, Rupa and her daughter
In the honor of their visiting my home I went on a huge craft room organization and revamping spree which lasted a whole week[ hehe yes I will share photos later!]. Our home never looked cleaner and my hubby teased me that I should invite my crafty friends over more often!
Remya and son with me
We spend a good 5 hours or so talking crafty stuff ...it was so rejuvenating !!
Me, my daughter, Mary,Rupa and her daughter
Dear crafty friends wherever you are in the world I urge you to try and meet like minded crafty friends...it is such a fabulous experience!!
Supplies : Dies : Heartfelt creations Botanical Wings , Marianne Craftables CR1307 Tiny's Forget me not,Tattered Lace Lacy Rose
Stamps : Winnie and Walter In Bloom Elsa's Flora Clear Stamp Set , Heartfelt creations Botanical Wings
DCWV Botanical Stack ,DCWV The Four Seasons Stack
Superb Mini book! Love the blooms and colors used! So happy to see a few of my crafty friends in B'lore together! :)ReplyDelete
Absolutely stunning mini book Sonia :o)ReplyDelete
Lovely photos too!
Your book is stunning ! I love the flower !ReplyDelete
So nice to see the pictures of your fabulous day !
I do it quite often, one of my crafty friends lives nearby and hops over a least once a week ! I always enjoy her visits !
A very beautiful and refreshing project ma'm :) crafty meet sounds so exciting.!! The photos are fab.. hope you had a gr8 time :)ReplyDelete
What a gorgeous little book! I love all the flowers you have been making and all the little details you add to make your projects special!ReplyDelete
Stunning projects. Your photos are also lovely and it looks like you all enjoyed your day.ReplyDelete
How nice to have a crafty meet up Sonia and thank you so much for sharing your photos.ReplyDelete
You have made another lovely creation with those pretty stamps, again loving the pretty summery colours and all the pretty blends of papers and blooms - it it obvious I am longing for the warmer days.
Many thanks for sharing another of your inspirational creations with us at Penny Black and More ans Stamping Sensations challenges.
Hi Dr Sonia,ReplyDelete
oh my these are so gorgeous, and wonderfully designed too.
Love that mini book and it's wonderful design.
Superb flowers also.
Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.
LOvely project and sounds like you had a lovely time with your friends.ReplyDelete
What a beautiful mini book! I love the papers you used and the pretty flower on the front cover, the inside looks amazing! Just seeing those yummy looking strawberries on the cover makes me hungry!ReplyDelete
Thanks for your lovely comment left on my Blog. Oh WOW it fair made my day! Oh now I love this creation! Just love it! Happy Weekend. Judy xReplyDelete
Beautiful mini book, stunning flowers.ReplyDelete
Great work all together
Amazing projects and so very beautiful, must have been awesome to meet up and have fun together.ReplyDelete
Wow! Your mini book is gorgeous! My favourite colour too! Your crafty meet looks like fun and I bet you get lots of inspiration too!ReplyDelete
Oh wow, your book is absolutely stunning!! It's the perfect complement to the gorgeous card!! You decorated it so beautifully!! I love the colors!! What a fabulous project!! The photos are awesome!! How fun to meet up with your crafty friends!! I'm glad you had a wonderful time!! Have a great weekend!! Big hugs :)ReplyDelete
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I love love love your mini book and want to have a go Sonia. How lovely to get to meet with your crafty friends, love the photos. Thanks for joining us at Stamping Sensations.ReplyDelete
Hi Sonja, your book looks wonderful. I like the design, the beautiful colours and the butterflies. Nice fotos, all people are looking happy.ReplyDelete
Thank you for visiting my blog ans the nice wirds. I was delighted about.
Beautiful mini album Sonia, it is so nice to have a get together with crafty friendsReplyDelete
Love the mini book. That would make a great gift. How fun to have friends over for crafting.ReplyDelete
Beautiful mini book. Lovely flowers. Crafty meet sounds so exciting!! Hope you all had a great time!!ReplyDelete
Gorgeous booklet to match your card, Sonia! Your crafty friends group sounds fun!ReplyDelete
Those have to be the most beautiful flower Sonia, I love love them! Your little album is stunningly beautiful to make your beautiful card! What fun to have crafting friends to share time with, a real blessing. Im glad you all got to have that time together:)ReplyDelete
Gorgeous book sonia, happy to see all your smiling faces. missing all these meetsReplyDelete
Fabulous projects and the stamped flowers are so beautiful Sonia. Great photos of your crafty friend..LozReplyDelete
Love both your lovely projects! Your handmade flowers are super gorgeous! As always :) Photos are awesome! Lovely moments to cherish & it is so good to meet people with similar interests and share experiences. Hope you had a great time!ReplyDelete
Wonderful work Sonia - I adore the book and card, as always so beautiful. And so lovely to see you and your friends - I agree, meeting up is such fun!ReplyDelete
this is just beautiful I love it, so many details and gorgeous photos tooReplyDelete
hugs Kate xx
Beautiful!! Love both your projects. If & when I visit B'lore on my next trip (no idea when) I will try to visit you too. :)ReplyDelete
Holy cow Sonia, what a gorgeous set!! I love all the amazing layers of flowers on the covers, and you put so much detail on each and every page of the inside. So much work, but it sure was worth it! Stunning! Great photos, it's good to have crafty friends. hugs :)ReplyDelete
Oh, I SO love your mini book! It is very pretty, practical and I love that you used recycled materials. That butterfly is stunning; so are your flowers and bow.ReplyDelete
How nice to have a craft date with friends. I had a mother and three daughters over yesterday and we coloured. My friend is a busy mom of five so sitting and colouring for two hours was a rare treat for her.
This is gorgeous! LOVING the flowers and the berries!! And how fun you have a crafty meet up! LOVING the photos!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!ReplyDelete
Lovely mini book ,tough it is mini looks like lots of work creating small pockets n tags ,Loved them ! Wow nice to see crafty friends in pics :)ReplyDelete
P:S I have spend entire day organizing craft supplies ,Its just small part of my cupboard but still have some more sorting !
I just love your beautiful mini book and card set! Love your photos too!ReplyDelete
what a beautiful mini book! this will make a lovely gift to go with the coordinating card! lucky you to be able to get together for a fun crafting session. thank you so much for sharing another of your lovely creations with us this month at penny black and more.ReplyDelete
WOW this is one stunning project so beautiful and colourful, awesome makeReplyDelete
What a beautiful mini book. I love the fabulous colours. Hugs Mrs A.ReplyDelete
Your mini is so pretty. Matches the card beautifully. Love your flowers. A stunning pair.ReplyDelete
More floral gorgeousness! Thanks for joining us again at stamping Sensations and good luck!ReplyDelete
Gorgeous mini. Each and every page is stunning. How exciting to meet up with fellow crafters. The pics are beautiful.ReplyDelete
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Hi Sonia! Wow, you really went to town going off the edge! A whole 16 pages plus off the edge! It's gorgeous, and I would love to see what you end up putting in it. So wonderful that you were able to spend so much time crafting with your friends. That is indeed the best. And always the perfect motivation to clean! My house would be a disaster if I didn't have people over all the time : ) Thanks again for joining me at Winnie & Walter!ReplyDelete
This is just so beautiful and the large pink flower on the front is absolutely exquisite, I love it :)ReplyDelete
Beautifull floral book, love those flowers of youre's!!ReplyDelete
nice lil gathering Doc.... and the flowers are damn prettyReplyDelete
Lovely mini book.....i too like to meet you...ReplyDelete
awesome creation ! missed the meet though!!ReplyDelete
What a lovely Mini Book !!! Relived the crafty meet again as I see the pictures :)ReplyDelete
Hello Sonia. So glad you entered your beautiful mini book and card into our challenge this month at Penny Black and More. Such lovely stamping and colours.ReplyDelete
Good luck in our prize draw and we hope you will join us again soon.
WOW this is so pretty.ReplyDelete
Thank you for sharing at Penny Black & More @ Allsorts february challenge and good luck x Susan x