Friday, 4 September 2009

mini friends paper bag book, 3 in 1 challenge entry

i have made this little paper bag book for my eldest daughter Zoe, she is very beautifull and career minded young lady, she is 23, she has just been promoted, and will be flying the nest to live in Epsom surrey, she will be home most weekends, i am going to fill the book with photographs of all her friends, they have all given me special messages to put in the pockets, i am going to use it as my entry for 3 blog challenges
no 1 is allsorts challenge #16, this weeks theme is nothing stamped, Amanda has set this weeks challenge This week as a prize she is offering this Stamping Up "polka dots" large background stamp. allsorts have lovely challenges highly recommend a peek at their blog
no 2 is C.R.A.F.T challenge #15 this is a great challenge blog, and this week the theme is any thing but a card, This week Donnas Den is their sponsors - where they stock DCWV, Dovecraft and Making Memories amongst others - pop by and have a wee look round!
no 3 is creative challenge blog, a new blog to me, only just found it, fabby well worth a visit,they are on challenge #15 and their theme is stitching, i have stitched with my mini sewing machine on nearly every page,This weeks sponsor is........The Lovely “Simon Say’s Stamp”, who is offering a $20 voucher
materials used
white 6"paper bags book, sorry girls not sure were i bought it
papers, stickers, rubons are a mixture of K&CO and HOTP which i bought from the stitch and craft show, from capture magic, they also have an one line shop
cardstock is all bazzil basic, most of the flowers are prima,or from my stash, the large buckle on the front cover from the paper mill shop, ribbons are from my stash,
i love making mini books, more is more...crafty hugs Julie-Anne


  1. Really lovely project. Thank you for joining us at CRAFT Challenge this week and good luck!


  2. Such a sweet project, great idea to include all her friends I'm sure it will help her settle into her new life. You are a sweet Mum. Thank you so much for joining us at CRAFT Challenge this week, good luck in the draw.
    Suzi xx

  3. Beautiful work... I love the soft colours!

    Saskia :)

  4. Fabulous Paper Bag Book Julie-Anne, I am sure your daughter will love it! Love the stitching, and thanks for finding us, and joining in. Hope to see you again, and thanks you again for joining us on Creative Inspirations Challenge. Louise x

  5. Wow, stunning paperbag book! Love the colours so pretty. Thanks for taking part in the CRAFT challenge. Anesha

  6. Hi Hazel stunning paperbag book something to be truly treasured!!!
    So glad you found us and look forward to seeing more of your projects.
    Thanks for joining in with us over at Creative Inspirations.

  7. wow!! this is absolutly stunning! Just love it!

  8. What a beautiful project - thanks for sharing it with us C.R.A.F.T. Cheers Claire x

  9. Really beautiful project. Good luck with the CRAFT challenge.