Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Recipe Journal

 I felt like altering a plain spiral journal I've had laying around for a long time. I decided to make a recipe journal with this adorable Elisabeth Bell image from Belles 'n Whistles. Perfect for a recipe book. This little project took me a long, long time. I wanted to make sure it was really durable and would hold up to the occasional drip or splatter from the kitchen. I coated everything with a thin layer of matter sealer to protect it. I had the whole book apart so I could really get in all the cracks and crevices.

The patterned paper has that real antique feel to it, so I did a lot of aging and a bit of distressing to it. I wanted coordinating papers for the inside covers (didn't have any) so I stamped a damask pattern on Ocean Tides cardstock. I'm very happy with it and I think it would make a wonderful gift! And if you're interested, you can buy it from my Etsy shop! A fun, if time consuming project that I really enjoyed.
Thanks for stopping by!

Stamps: Belles 'n Whistles, Papertrey Ink, Waltzingmouse Stamps
Ink: Memento, Distress, Versamark
Paper: PTI, Core'dinations, K & Co.
Tools & Accessories: Bind-it-All, Spellbinders Labels, brown EP, colored pencils, OMS, Copics, PTI ribbon, EK Success edge punch

3 comments:

  1. wauw this is georgeous!!!! i love it!
    xx petra

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  2. Oh, wow, this is just beautiful, Katarina! I love the colors and the imge is perfect!

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  3. I have been eyeballing this, it is simply gorgeous!!!

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