Tuesday, 28 February 2012

Minibook for a pregnant friend

A special friend is having a baby and I thought I'd make her a mini book. There is plenty of space for journaling and/or photos, either for during the pregnancy or after.
Beware this is a photo heavy post......
Cover

First page with pocket and space for tags



Second page with fold out accordion booklet for journaling or photos


pocket and tag


More pages with journaling spots, photo spaces and tags



pocket and tags

Clever kind of pocket hotding three tags, two at the side and one on top. Design by Laura Denison of "Following the Paper |Trail"




I used mainly Pink Paislee Butterfly Garden collection, which sadly seems to be out of print. I think it is one of the most beautiful collections out. If anyone reading this knows where to get it still, please let me know! Sadly I ran out someway through putting the mini together so I had to add other bits that matched more or less here and there.

22 comments:

  1. What a totally beautiful project, so lovingly crafted for your friend and such a thoughtful idea. I agree Butterfly garden is a beautiful paper collection. xx

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  2. It´s a wonderful, amazing, great work!
    I can not find the right words to describe it properly.
    Absolutely gorgeous!

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  3. A gorgeous gift to give your friend Astrid. x

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  4. Wow what a wonderful gift Astrid.
    Your friend will love them.
    I love the shabby style. xoxo

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  5. Wow, it's gorgeous!! I love it!
    Greetings Monique, Holland

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  6. Even without any photo's ect its an amazing piece as it is....beautiful, something to treasure.

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  7. How fortunate your friend is to have you...so much thought, effort and talent has gone into this project...bravo to you I say!

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  8. So beautiful and romantic! Really great design, dear Astrid!

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  9. What a lovely book you created for your friend!

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  10. WOW! What a gorgeous mini! Lovin' all the beautiful Pink Paislee DP :)

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  11. Was für ein zauberhaftes Büchlein, so schön gestaltet.

    Liebe Grüße
    von Anke

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  12. Wow!! Just beautiful! I love this paper collection too. Hugs!

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  13. Superfantastic album :) I love those papers too!!! If you didn't find them, try E-bay or just google the name of the stack, and you'll get shops that still carries them :) If you can't find them, please let me know and I'll see if there's a seller here in norway which still has them, and order some for you :) take care,
    hugs and smiles,
    Linda

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  14. jeetje Astrid, wat mooi!!!!!! thanks for the inspiration! groetjes uit Oisterwijk.

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  15. Wow--I am just speechless! This is beyond beautiful!

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  16. OMG< this is stunning, luv it and know your friend will too!
    Barb

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  17. OH MY! This is truly a treasure! LOVELY oh so LOVELY!
    XXXX
    BEcky

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  18. Very beautiful...lucky friend. :)

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  19. Have just found your blog, some beautiful work. This mini book is just stunning.
    Avril

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  20. You really put this together beautifully...thanks for sharing your work...it is so inspiring!

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