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Wednesday, November 30, 2011

WOYWW, I made a mini book!

Hello Everybody!

I am late posting - well I almost didn't but I thought I should at least post even though I don't get around much - I have to stay in the game! My knee is slowly improving - as much as it can, I have done my first outing with just a stick - not both crutches today so yipee ! It was scary and I felt very insecure but if I am to go back to work in 2 weeks time I better get less dependent on crutches! On the crafty side I made my first mini book! Well the credit goes to Jo from Jozart who showed me how to fold it but I did all the embellishing and stamping! I made it for my niece - she was 18 last week and because she does a bit of crafting herself ,  she knew how much work went into it and was really happy when she got it...
It is funny - about an hour ago I was browsing around Tim Holtzes blog and I found that he did a tutorial for a mini book - he, he it made me really proud that I didn't need to see his tutorial and made my own book! 
So here are some photos.....page 1

These are my happy birthday wishes and a few tips on to what to do with the book....

I left lots of space for her to write things in the book - or do whatever she wants....

There was some money put in that little pocket.....

There were TH tickets put on the tags that you can pull out of the side pockets....

and this was the last page....

So there that was my mini book - I also have a few cards to show you....

A happy birthday and new house card......

and a card for my dear friend who had a rather unconventional wedding - not a white one and so the card well - is not a white one.....

I better get over to Julias castle before it strikes midnight and all my lovely work will be changed into pumpkins and mice!
Lots and lots of hugs to all of you from
P.S.: Thank you for all your lovely comments and get well wishes - it helps a lot !!!!


  1. Adorable colors in your Mini Book..Wishing you much success with your health improvements. Hard to be in a slow form when the mind wants to run...Enjoy WOYWW

  2. Your mini book is really lovely and I really love your wedding card as I'm sure they did :-)
    A x

  3. Oh D, glad to hear you're hobbling with a stick...you're very brave. Keep using it, seizing up is not an option!! Love the mini book, great gift. And look, it's Thursday here and not a pumpkin in sight!!

  4. Wow! You made a really great job of your mini book and I'm sure your niece will love it. Glad to hear you are improving, all be it ....s l o w l y !
    It's great showing little projects via Skype and even better when you show the results. We must do it again!
    Love your cards too,
    Love JoZarty x

  5. Oh lovely little mini book. What treasures are contained within! I like the card as well :)
    Glad to hear your knee is improving!
    Hugs, LLJ #39 xx

  6. Such a great mini book! Love your piece! Seems I am bringing up the rear in the group, so am working my way backwards viewing:)

  7. Zelo lepe izdelke si pokazala. Mala knjiga je čudovita in zelo mi je všeč tudi hiška.
    Me veseli, da ti gre na bolje. Lp

  8. Great work - and glad you're getting about a little easier.

  9. I've tried off and on for over a day to leave a comment and ran into a 404 error. I love the mini book. It is so clever and awesome. Glad you are hobbling with a stick now that the crutches can be cast aside. Happy belated WOYWW from #6 now.

  10. Adorable little mini book and lovely cards too. Happy belated WOYWW, Shoshi #61