Happy New Year, Crafty Peeps!
The theme at A Place To Start is "Anything Goes."
We are delighted to have Mirtillamente as our sponsor this month. I love Eve's images and I look forward to being able to use them on cards when I am able to color again.
I used two papers from this collection to create this "Fauxbonichi" weekly agenda. I am making a lot of these little guys to give as gifts. The Mirtillamente papers are just perfect!
The process: I started by creating the signatures for my agenda. At the end of this post, I will place the links to the Sea Lemon Tutorials I followed to learn bookbinding.
Normally, I use lightweight chipboard as my foundation and I cover that with cardstock or fabric. For this project, I wanted the agenda to fit into the clear Hobonichi cover. This would work only if I used a material that was thinner and more pliable than the chipboard.
I finally settled on heavy, textured cardstock. Once the glue was applied, I did experience a little curling but I smoothed it out with my bone folder and then placed it beneath two heavy books.
Almost immediately, I knew that the red plaid paper would be the perfect complement to the owl print. I wanted to use Eve's designs throughout the agenda, so I opened the design up in Silhouette Studio® and traced and detached two of the owl images. I enlarged them to the size needed and then cut them out on my cameo 4. I used printable vinyl for the bookmark and page marker pockets, and small stickers.
When the cover was finished, I felt that it needed a bit more contrast, so I added the strip of black dotted ribbon and that just elevated the design. I used that same ribbon on the paperclip. I was also super pleased that the pen loop on the plastic cover was large enough to hold my very favorite Kikki K® and Cross® pens! I have to make another agenda just like this one, cuz I'm keeping this one for myself! 😃
Stuff I Used:
Sea Lemon Bookbinding
Hobonichi Weeks Inserts
Another so very beautiful project. Love the papers and that you took those owls and used them just perfectly. Love it.ReplyDelete
Thanks, so much! I love those Owl images, I am working on paper clips!
Wow awesome agenda, I love it. Those papers are perfect for it. I love how you've played with the owl images, they're super cute. María, xxReplyDelete
Thanks, Maria! I really am having fun with these papers.Delete
Beautiful blog. Happy new year ��ReplyDelete
Thanks, Rajani! Happy New Year!Delete
Lovely little book. I really like the colours. Happy New Year.ReplyDelete
Hey, Lady! Happy New Year!Delete
Another stunning creation. Love the bookmark you created. Hugs AneshaReplyDelete
OMG! I love it! Thanks dear *.*ReplyDelete
Thanks, Evelin, and thanks for the generous sponsorship!Delete
Lovely agenda book, great use of our sponsor's beautiful digital papers. So many beautiful details. Judy DTReplyDelete
Gorgeous, love your creations and idea. I agree papers are perfect. VesnaReplyDelete
Happy New Year, love those papers and the beautiful journal cover, hugs, Lori mReplyDelete
Oooo, love this agenda, Chana! The combination of digital papers look amazing together. So cute!ReplyDelete
I don't blame you, I'd keep this agenda for myself, too!!! Awesome project! Yep, gotta admit I'm old school, as well; give me a paper agenda any day!ReplyDelete
What a great little planner book! I love those great papers and the pages are as cute as can be! Fun project, I'd keep it for myself too :)ReplyDelete
Chana, you are ALWAYS mesmerizing me with your pretty masterpieces. LOVE LOVE LOVE the country feel of this fun project. Thank you for visiting my blog yesterday! hugs, deReplyDelete