Sunday, 5 May 2013

Mixed bag for Monday

We had a wonderful weekend weather-wise here, so lovely after the long, hard winter!
Hope you have all had a good start in the new week.
Yesterday I made a little set of ATCs in a booklet. I used some DP for the covers, something I have had for years in my stash, and at last it has been used!



I used speciality paper from LaBlanche for the stamping. I used various travel motives to represent London, Paris and New york. The backgrounds have been distressed with DIs in Victorial velvet, antique linen and vintage photo. I added some die cut lace to the Paris one, 'bunting' and waves for London and New York


They fit snugly inside the booklet, which has a strip of the die cut lace (Martha Stewart) front and back.

The booklet can be tied together with ribbon.


I made a little collaged motive for the reverse.


I am linking to ABAC - ATCs
Fashionable Stamping - anything goes
Simon Says - Travel

I used the cover I showed on Saturday to make a concertina album. The covers have been made from chipboard, painted white and clear varnished.


There are some stitched inserts for journaling between some of the pages.




Linking to Creative Corner -anything goes.

Have a great day, take care, and thanks a lot for coming by!



32 comments:

  1. Beautiful work Val, both pieces look gorgeous! Hugs, Sarah

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  2. loving them all Valerie, hugs Annette x

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  3. Both of these albums as well as the previous journal pages are beautiful! I am constantly amazed at your consistently beautiful crafting and seemingly endless ideas!

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  4. Another great day in your Crafty Kitchen. Love the concertina album. So beautiful. Your ATC's are very creative and of course I love them. hugs, Donna

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  5. Lovely little albums Valerie!

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  6. "BEAUTIFUL!" booklet Valerie!! :]
    Absolutely love what you created here...
    you are so talented.

    **Thank you for sharing your artwork with us all, always a pleasure to visit your Blog. ~xx

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  7. These are lovely Valerie, beautiful stamps and paper. Hope the weather stays nice. Xx

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  8. Beide Werke sind ganz zauberhaft und toll dekoriert,
    lG Anja

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  9. Beautiful Valerie Loving your travel theme & ATCs Dxx

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  10. That a great way to present or keep cards in. :)

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  11. Love what you did with the book cover. The ATC folder book is fantastic as well.
    Yvonne x

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  12. Both pieces are fabulous Valerie.
    Hope the nice weather is still with you...hugs xx

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  13. Gorgeous mixed bag, Valerie!

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  14. This is really incredible! I can see from your swesome project how stamping is much more

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  15. Love both of your creations Val, stunning work, as always! Hugs, Barb

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  16. Fabulous! Love how you used that edge as a pocket.

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  17. These are all beautiful! Love the ATC book, so cleverly put together too! The concertina album is gorgeous also, you have been busy! ~Diane

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  18. Popped in from Our Creative Corner only to find two beautiful pieces. Your work is consistently covetable and always a pleasure to view :0) Mo x

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  19. Oh! These are wonderful! I love the idea of your ATC booklet - and the travel theme is beautifully expressed. Hmmm, makes me want to copy you :)))
    AND thank you for putting the new SOC button on your blog, I too am really looking forward to it - and your comment made my day, xoxo

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  20. You are so creative my friend. I just love your ATC's and the cute little holder for them. And your cover looks great. Can't wait to see the finished project.

    Hugs~

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  21. Hi Valerie, What a talent you are. I love your creations and the details are wonderful.
    Have fun and happy creating.
    Hugs, Celestina Marie

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  22. Wow Valerie,
    what a beautiful booklet!

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  23. Very beautiful makes, Valerie!
    Thank you for sharing them with us at OurCreativeCorner!

    Claudia x

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  24. These are too gorgeous little albums Valerie, I love all of your different layers and textures xx

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  25. Love the colours and stamping on your ATC's and the little booklet they go in is perfect! Thanks so much for sharing with us at FSC..Esther xx

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  26. Both your projects are topnotch! Very creative and nicely done. Thank you for sharing with us at FSC!

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  27. Hi Valerie, Great images on the ATCs and such a lovely holder.
    Love the cover for you little Album, so pretty.
    Thanks for joining us at FSC.
    Avril xx

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  28. Lovely work! Do much fun looking at it all. (Sheila from the Liberate your art blog hop)

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  29. Valerie, I love the little ATC's you've made and the holder is fantastic - such a clever idea!
    Thanks so much for joining us at Anything But A Card this time.
    Juliaxxx

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  30. What a gorgeous creation - I love the ATC's and the holder - so beautiful! Thanks so much for sharing it with us at Our Creative Corner Love from Laura xxx

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  31. What a delicious travel album - lovely colours and stamping! Thanks for playing along with us at Our Creative Corner.
    Alison x

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