Wednesday, August 8, 2012

A Ladies Diary – Continued Series mini book

Still on vacation and even though we were going to be home after a week we decided to stay!  I think it’s safe to say, we are enjoying the Pacific Ocean immensely! P1010559 This picture was taken with a full moon.. .. .. Then there is the daytime with a beach to enjoy to the fullest.  We are at Boundary Bay in Tswassen, and in the backbround is the elusive Mt. Baker, WA across the bay.  I say elusive, because it is very shy – not always wanting to share it’s beauty.P1010570

OK, to get on to my post today…….  I was so happy that Lora at One Crazy Stamper added Graphics 45, “A Ladies Diary” to her inventory.  I am such a Shabby Chic / Vintage lover……and this paper is to die for!  P1010497I have put together a paper bag book for a very, very special lady – she is not a Vintage lover, but I’m hoping that this will sway her a bit.  It is a surprise – so, don’t say anything…….lol.  I have put a great deal of work into this mini album, and decided to share two pages of it at a time.  I LUV, LUV, LUV mini books and with “A Ladies Diary” I have made secret hiding places for journaling and notes. I’ve had a lot of fun thinking up little pockets for secrets.  Unfortunately, since I am not at home, where the book is making it impossible to take pics of how the tags and flaps unfold (). 

I have cut  pieces of the paper to add 3D elements to the pages along with flowers.  I apologize for the paper clips, but the pages would not remain open for photographing.

The two tags on the left side pull out; the tag on the right pulls up and the flap on the right opens up for a hidden pocket.  Don’t you just love the flowers and the clocks for the center folds??  I’ve also used glossy accents throughout this album which is shown on the flowers on the left side keeping a tiny envelope and note in place.

Hope this gives you some inspiration to use “A Ladies Diary” .  Remember, Stamp up a storm, ink up a wish and send it on to someone to brighten their day.

~ hugs ~



  1. Madge, this is absolutely great -- I have done the occasional mini book myself.

  2. Stunning project Madge - love all of details and what a great choice of paper lines!! Can't wait to see the rest of the book.