Sea Tales

Hi there,
Or should I shout ahoy!

Ladies from Marianne’s Design Divas have a challenge where anything goes and call for DT ; and Ladies from UHK Galleries challenge us with “Sea Tales”.

Today I wanted to share with you and respond to those two calls with a little something called “meander book”. It is a small book made with one page of 12×12’’ paper that you cut and fold in specific way and create pages and pockets, hence its name.
The one I have for you today is my mini memories from Brittany. I was inspired by lovely boat die from Marianne Design (one of my favourite dies!) to make it. I wanted it to be more exciting and unusual so I decided to create Breton seascape and incorporate it in my book. I really like how it turned out. The book is almost finished, all I have to do is put some photos and do some journaling to keep those memories alive forever…
For those of you not familiar with the place, Brittany is a cultural region in the north – west of France, after Ireland, one of the biggest Celtic heritage regions with interesting and abounded archaeological sites and artefacts, and very lively Celtic music, language and traditions.

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To make the book I used:

American Craft card stock “Pastels” 12×12’’;
Designer Paper: My Mind’s Eye “Lime Twist”, 7gypsies “Mykonos” 6”x 6”;

Dies:
Marianne Design die “ Boats”;
Die-namics “Flat Bottom Cloud”;
Tim Holtz “Tiny Tabs & Tags” ;
Lea’bilities “Seashell&waves”.

I also used scraps of craft paper to make rocks and tags for journaling and to create the 3D middle of the book with a boat;
Stamping Up “Heart Treat Cup”, some shells and seaweeds I picked at the beach;
Distress ink, glue, 3D foam and glue dots, Distress stickles “Picket Fence” to add shimmer to the waves;

Stamps: Toga “Bretagne”.

If you’d like a tutorial on how to make such book please live a comment.

Happy scrapbooking and see you soon.

P.S. I forgot to add that the size of the book is 4”x4”… tiny and cute.

3 thoughts on “Sea Tales

  1. Happy scrapbooking and see you soon. ☺
    avec plaisir !!!

    c’est super beau !! il faut que tu m’explique pour le bateau

    Bisoussss

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