Memory Book….

19 Mar

I have been working on this project for about a week and I have to say, I have really enjoyed it!!! A friend at work is retiring and I was asked to create something for her, so I decided to do a memory book.  This is my very first attempt at a project like this.

All the paper contained in this book was from my My Mind’s Eye – Lost & Found paper pad.  On the inside I used several border punches as well as die cuts from Memory Box.  The book is full of well wishes from co-workers as well as some pictures.

I actually used Tim Holtz Distressed Inks on every page! LOL!!!  Mel, my friend from The Cutting Garden helped me with this project because I truly didn’t have a clue where to begin! LOL!!! THANKS MEL!!!! 😀

Now that I have this one finished I just can not wait to start another one! LOL!!

Thanks so much for stopping by!

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7 Responses to “Memory Book….”

  1. Marney March 19, 2012 at 11:36 pm #

    This is besautiful! What a great gift. Love what you did..
    The distress edges are what really pulls it together..
    A real treasure, Lisa and Mel..

  2. mycraftingtherapyroom March 20, 2012 at 4:05 am #

    Lisa, this is awesome!!! I love it and you did a fantastic job on it. What an incredible and special memory this will be for her. It will certainly be treasured by her for years to come. Very well done!!

    Huggss,
    Yvonne 😉

  3. Florence March 20, 2012 at 5:16 am #

    Hi Lisa. This is amazing! What a fabulous gift.
    Regards Florence x

  4. laurenscraft March 20, 2012 at 6:30 am #

    Lisa well done, this is gorgeous!!! Love the work you have put into it, the specialised sentifments, the dies and all the details. Great. And the inking!!! She is going to love it and you will be hooked on little books!!! Hugs 🙂

  5. Sue O March 20, 2012 at 10:11 am #

    Good Morning Lisa!
    Wow, what a wonderful gift! Your friend is going to truly LOVE this! It’s beautiful! Also nice that you enjoyed doing this for here, also nice that you had a helping hand! Mel is awesome isn’t she! All the LadyBugs are wonderful ladies!
    Thanks for sharing!
    Sue O

  6. Kathy (muscrat) March 20, 2012 at 7:53 pm #

    What a great book! I have some Lost and Found paper packs and love them. Was this a chipboard book or did you create the book and bind it too?? Love it.

    • craftingcottage March 23, 2012 at 6:46 pm #

      Thanks Kathy…. I just started out with cardboard and went from there… Kim helped with this cool Cinch or Cynch machine at the store to bind it. It was totally fun! I will be making another attempt at this again very soon! 🙂

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