I hope you all had a wonderful Valentine's weekend! I know we did! No big fancy gifts this year, but a lot of quality time together and it was really wonderful and relaxing.I had a great time creating all the gifts I gave Danny and he seemed to love them all!
Today on the Bo Bunny blog we are sharing projects created using something recycled or reused. For this project I created a mini album using the packaging from the Bo Bunny Double Dot ribbon. I covered each card with patterned paper. I added a strip of striped paper and a punched border to each page to give it some continuity. I then decorated it with rubon's and cut outs from the patterned paper. I went with a "Top Ten" theme and actually created this as a gift for Danny for Valentines day. Throughout the mini I shared ten things I love about him!
Here is a close up of the flower on the front cover. I created it using a scallop circle punch. I punched out 6 scallop circles, inked the edges and then accordion folded them. I adhered all of them on top of a punched out circle, hot glued a button in the center and then added the smaller flower and gem. It is rather bulky, but I love all the dimension!
The other gift I made Danny for Valentine's day was a pair of flannel PJ bottoms! This is my first real sewing project using my new sewing machine and I must say that I really enjoyed making them. He was so tickled when I told them that I made them and then he was even more excited when he realized that they were actually long enough for him! (He wears a size 36 inseam and I had to add about 5 inches to the pattern to make them long enough!)
Happy Monday to all of you and thanks for stopping by! On Tuesday I will have my February reveal up at ACOT. I hope you will stop by to check it out!