Monday, August 18, 2008
A birthday book with a purpose
Ok, so..... sorry for the lack of posting. Things have been very busy lately. Actually the funny thing is that I have a lot of things to post, I just haven't had the time to get them up on the blog, lol! So, I'll start with this birthday book I made at a class at Ink About It (my absolute favorite crafting store). Each person who took the class put this beauty together in about 3 hours. Now I don't usually do classes like this one becuase they are so involved. The last one Mom and I did was a Christmas album and I think we ended up being more stressed once the class was over then when we got there! It's not hard per-se, just long, involved and intricate. This project, while more in depth than my usual quick and easy card classes, was really fun. Plus I now have an album I can use to house all my birthday pictures from this year. I figure I should probably commemorate the 30th one if nothing else.... I took a few pictures of the inside pages as well. I just love how the book has all the tiers of the cake and "frosting" as Mary the instructor said. Plus, I got to play with rub-ons, which are a throw back to those annoying things I did as a kid. They have definately improved since then.... every word in the book was a rub on so I was a little worried about messing them up. Happily, they all came out great and went on easy with the little rub-on tool I bought a while ago. Great, now I have to buy a bunch of rub-ons... just what I need, more craft stuff!