Thursday, 23 August 2012

The One Piece Vintage Mini Book and Scraps!

The mini book cut from one piece of 12 x 12 cardstock is pretty well known, but Tim Holtz has a super video HERE for making it with slightly sturdier covers than usual (Valentine Mini Book).

Paulien of Swirlydoos then took this design and made a lovely vintage mini book for one of her card challenges while I was away.  I just love Paulien's vintage style, so just had to have a go myself - and it was really quick to put together.  See her picture tutorial HERE for some lovely ideas.

I used a piece of rather nice patterned paper by Fancy Pants to make my book, but everything else is from my scrap box - things cut for other projects, bits of mis-stamping, loads of inky bits and pieces from my workshops and some Crafty Individuals mini-pics.  Add a few flowers, pearls and of course some butterflies ..................

This was such alot of fun to make and I have made a little (very little!) dent in my scrap box.  I think it would also make a lovely birthday card for someone special.

I hope you give it a go.


Astrid Maclean said...

Wow, this is truly stunning! Off to check Paulien's tutorial now, thanks for the link!

Julia S-W said...

It's so beautiful - I just want to pick it up and have a good look! Off to check out your links.

Paula Jane Atkinson said...

Stunning mini & so beautifully decorated.

Carol Q said...

Hi Jennie Don't know why I haven't discovered your blog before - I see plenty of people I know commenting. This is just gorgeous, so delicate and pretty!