Sunday, July 12, 2015

071215 CKC July Challenge #2


Second July challenge at CKC is...

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Old Tool Challenge:
Get out a tool you have not used in a while and do a technique with it on your project!
Well, of course, what I was looking for ...


...was nowhere to be found.
 SO! Plan B...


My project is an album for the photos of our cabin build, still a work in progress.
The embossed woodgrain will make some nice mats & tags for the book.

I got these Melissa Frances chipboard covers at the Novi scrapbook convention.
I cut out pieces of kraft paper to make 10 matching page bases for my book.


Then I trolled my kit for papers & little goodies that might help tell the story.
 

Here's my cover:




We were out there again yesterday so the file of photos grows!
Stay tuned for more pages this month.

(my cute carpenter!)



Thanks for stopping by!
 

5 comments:

  1. Well, look how quick and easy you made that look. I hope your carpenter is having the same kind of luck!

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  2. I like what you've done.The woodgrain embossing thing has created a fabulous effect and your front cover looks super.Enjoy making this.

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  3. What a beautiful cover - the wood veneer lock, key and ribbon are just lovely! Looks like you're making progress on the cabin - definitely a labor of love!

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  4. Such gorgeous textures and tones on your cover. It is perfection! Can't wait to see the pages that are to come.

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  5. This mini looks great and so many bits and pieces which really support your story - as I mentioned in Flickr , the key is perfect here! Love it. I just recently donated my BG tool - I think I used it about three times total! But I ought to use my Big Shot more often!

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