Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Celebrate Life...a Tutorial by Nina


Welcome! As you know from yesterday's post, this month's theme at SRM Stickers is, "Celebrate Life". Nina put together a tutorial for you - sit back and enjoy!




Supplies:

Cardstocks: Ocean Mist and Ivory (Gina K Designs), Melon Berry (Papertrey Ink)
Patterned Papers, Chipboard Stickers: Material Girl Collection (Cosmo Cricket)
Fibers: Melon Berry satin (Papertrey Ink), Green Gingham (Joanns), burlap strings (May Arts), green satin (Metro), ricrac and lace
Accents: Melon Berry buttons (Papertrey Ink), Spring buttons assortment (Gina K Designs)
Letter Stickers: Tiny Type (Cosmo Cricket)
SRM Stickers: Express Yourself Mother's Day, Express Yourself Birthday, Express Yourself Everyday Life, Freestyle Baby Girl, Say It With Stickers Mother's Day, Year of Memories 2010, Calendar Months Large Sleek
Other: Photos
Tools: Sewing machine



Measurements:

2 sheets each:
8.5" x 5.5" Ocean Mist CS
8.5" x 5.5" Melon Berry CS
2 feet of Melon Berry ribbon



Instructions:

Score cardstocks in half, fold.
Arrange cardstocks to overlap as follows.
Mark pages that will be decorated with a pencil. These will be covered, so don't worry about leaving a mark.
Decorate each page.
Apply strong adhesive tape on the overlapping sides. Adhere.
Wrap melon ribbon around. Tape on the back of the piece.
Adhere a piece of patterned paper on the back.
Decorate back and tie ribbon.





FRONT COVER




PAGES 2-3




PAGES 4-5




STEP 1




STEP 2




STEP 3




STEP 4




STEP 5




STEP 6




STEP 7




STEP 8


Join us tomorrow for projects by our May Guest Designer, Virginia Lu!


jenyfur

12 comments:

Jocelyn said...

Oh what a wonderful project and thank you sooooo much for the Tutorial!!!

I just adore this!!! :-)

beckyjune said...

YOu did such a beautiful job on this, Nina.

deana said...

Darling book, Nina, & great tutorial, too! :-)

lynn said...

thanks for tutorial, nina! such a sweet project:)

Virginia L. said...

Wow! Nina, you are so awesome in showing us the step by step guide with this great tutorial! What a beautiful treasure to keep for years to come!

Melissa said...

That is adorable and those step-by-step directions are great. I believe I can actually do this!!! tfs!

PamS said...

Love it...thanks for the directions.

erinrwillis said...

What a FUN project! I'm definitely gonna have to try this one!! Great tutorial!!

Savannah O'Gwynn said...

WOW--great project by Nina!! LOVE her stuff-she is super creative! I'm bookmarking this--gotta remember to make a book:)

Kimberly's Krafts said...

Nina this is FAB! Thanks so much for showing us how you made it!! Great mini book! You have a beautiful family! :)

Kathy said...

Wow Nina I love this idea and you made it sooo easy for us with your wonderful tutorial!! I definitely will use this as inspiration. Love it and all your yummy details too!

Amy Heller said...

What a fantastic tutorial, Nina!! And such a wonderful keepsake! LOVE that you used Material Girl for all your adorable girls' pictures! So great!