And I'm back to show my Mini Album for PL al la IMPERFECT ME. Here it is. And yes, I found my memory card. As it is black and was lying on a pile of folded black laundry (why on earth would it be there??) ............. I just didn't see it! This is version #2. If you missed #1 just scroll down or click here.
And included in my PL page:
It actually all started with an idea from Big Picture Classes - Use signage. Well, I don't have any children at home and Wynand absolutely refused to hold up a chalkboard so I decided to use what I've got. The layout is all about a camping trip to Guano Cave near Montagu. As I didn't take a pic of the nameboard, I decided to use the logo on my information sheet. I scanned it, "cut and lift" in Silhouette Studio and then cut it out of Vinyl. I received some as part of another Silhouette item that I've bought and it has been staring at me for the past month.
For you "Silhouettees" out there - I did struggle. My machine did not want to feed the vinyl and I ended up sticking it to a cutting mat. Then I couldn't get it to transfer onto the transfer sheet. I ended up putting letters on like old times - sticker sheets!! Well, it's not perfect but I'm fine with how it turned out. You bet I'll be watching the tutorial again - must be doing something wrong. Anyone up for some advice?? Leave me a comment, PLEASE.
And this is how the mini book works:
Cut pages for the inside. About 3. A tiny bit smaller than 8 x 6. (I recycled some ordinary copy paper from the office) For the cover cut one 8 x 6. Fold everything in half, punch two holes on the spine of your book, use some twine / stitching to bind and add to the outside and inside what you like. I did cut my back cover a bit shorter at the bottom as I wanted it to fit perfectly into the 6 x 4 pocket. Just slip the back cover into the page protector slot and the rest stays on top. It gives my layout a lot of dimension, extra space for journaling and I even added some stickers and more pictures to the inside.
That's it. Another page in my life recorded! I love my stuff!!
Thanks for looking at my blog today. I love my daily chats with you and please come back to play as I'll be showing my #3 mini album for PL tomorrow - the non Silhouette version.
Have a Wonderful Wednesday!