Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Octobers sketch challenge @ scrapfriends...

Hello.. are you ready for another ripper of a sketch from Scrapfriends! 

Well here you go... Lots of layers, shapes and splashes make this an exciting starting point to motivate your creativity!

and here's my page...

#snow bunny

Good luck and we can't wait to see what you do!


and just an added extra today i am sharing with you my 
Mini books/ Mini journals how too:

I am always making these for my girls to scribble in. They make a great treat or gift when going away too.

Step 1: Gather some supplies together. Scraps of pattern paper,  copy paper, twine, journal tags, buttons, washi tape, distress inks etc.

Step 2: Trim your pattern paper to measure 5" x 11". Trim the copy paper to measure 4.5" x 10" ( you can do this in bulk all at once).You want the copy paper to be smaller for inside pages. Once trimmed, fold the paper in half and place on the trimmed pattern paper.

Step 3:  Place the book half  way into sewing machine,  use the fold as a guide line and stitch up and down a few times.  

Step 4: Flip book over and grab some twine. Place twine in the middle of book and machine 'zig-zag' twine in place. This is so you can wrap the twine around the book and keep it closed.

Step 5: Now just decorate parts of the mini book with inks, washi tape and tags. - See more at: 

Step 6: Decorate the front with washi tape and a blank journal tag.

Step 7: Decorate twine with buttons and wrap around the book and loop to close.

... I made two mini books and decorated a few more pages randomly with bags and washi tape and distress inks. 

Now you know what to do with your scraps... remember this mini book/journal can be for anything your heart desires!
Just think of all the possibilities!

Miss Wally xxx 


Lizzyc said...

Hi There! That is a fabulous sketch, and I love your take on it.. love the triangles in your back ground.. and I do love your little books, a great way to use up scraps and what cute books too!! Have a great week!

Алёна said...

Nice idea ;) Thank You!

miss jane said...

Hi Leeanne, LOVE those little books but just a quick do you get your dabbers to make that real "splash shape"? I have the adirondack acrylic paint dabbers and can never make them splash. Is the distress stain a lot runnier? Thanks...Jx

Lizzy Hill said...

Gosh your DD is a cutie...& I reckon your book post is my fave to date...still have to MAKE one or two...I'm thinking granddaughters for Chrissy!!!! So thanks for sharing:):):):)

Chantal Vandenberg said...

I love those triangles on your layout and love your books!!!! :D

Chantelle said...

I love this!!! Think I'm going to use this idea to make a December Daily :) thank you Miss Wally xx