Thursday, 17 July 2008

Day four...

Okay today's inspiration comes from my garden of all places!!! This is just one of my new candles that i have bought for my garden for this summer.

I loved the blue,cream and brown colour combination and decided to use it in my scrapbooking.


The first thing i made using the colour combo was a 12 by 12 page. For this page i used the Basic Grey line. ( yes i know i have missed a letter out!!! )




But i didnt stop there. My older sister birthday is coming up and i wanted to use these day out photos for something that she could keep out. THis is what i came up with.

I used these instructions to make a box to put a mini album in. I used the Dream Street Paper line... for this box as the colours matched the candle perfectly.

I used my retro punch on this again. I use punches alot for embellishments for two reasons. One they are cheap!!! and that is always a bonus and two it means you can have matching embellishments that match the pattern paper perfectly.

THese boxes are also a cheap way to wrap your presents in as all you need are two pieces of complementary pattern paper.


I then made a mini album to fit in the box. I didnt have one to use, so i cut out a few strips of kraft cardstock folded them into an accordion shapes. Again a quick and cheap mini album.






Hope you liked the stuff here today and i will see you tomorrow for our last inspiration day. Dont forget to leave a comment to enter the draw to win all the papers i have used this week!!

11 comments:

Elaine said...

Love your mini album and I'm sure your sister will too. Just goes to show that money isn't everything and with a little imagination, something far more personal can be created. Keep up the good work.

Gems said...

That is absolutely gorgeous :o) No doubt your sister will love it! xxx

debby4000 said...

Love that mini album, really finishes the pressie to have a matching box.

Ifa said...

Beautiful book, beautifully presented.

Zarah said...

Riiight... That settles it. You are officially THE MOST AMAZING scrapper I know.
*hangs a gold medal around Wendy's neck*

Drannika said...

I LOVE the minialbum and all the details!! My oh my that is SO nice!!!

KraftyKaren said...

What a beautiful gift - I am sure your sister will be thrilled with it. And I love how you make your own embellishments.

TRINA said...

wow just fab will be trying this . just found you from ordering last week now iam hooked. thank you so much for all these ideas..

Anonymous said...

Blimey this blog IS good.KJJC

hotpotato said...

Love the LO Wendy, another fab design. Love what you are doing with the flower retro punch....will have to invest in one at the crop on Saturday.....Janina

Carol said...

Love this colour combo and what a fab pressie - that box looks really substantial - brill!

janina I'm with you, hope Vanessa's got several of those punches xx