Friday, June 25, 2010

The One with Dawn's Book

Dawn emailed me shortly after I posted pictures of Lyndsey's book and commissioned me to make her a book in pink. Here it 'tis:
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It's 5x7".
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It has Plexiglas covers.
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It's made from all shades of pink cardstock, pink patterned paper, pink glittered cardstock, pink patterned transparencies, and pink patterned flocked paper.
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It's bound using the coptic style so the binding is exposed - this is my favorite type of binding.
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It's sewn together using light pink DMC embroidery floss which I coated with bee's wax.
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From start to finish it took about 6 hours to make.
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It'll be great place to store photos, write notes, and journal little stories of her daughter.
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This concludes my show and tell :)

10 comments:

Stephanie said...

wow! this looks so amazingly cute! a labor of love :)

lyndsey said...

so so cute. i love my book so much...i can only imagine dawn will love hers too. glad you're getting more biz :)

*reyanna klein* said...

Wow! You are SO amazing and talented! And amazingly talented! These are just the coolest things EVER! :-)

Dawn said...

It looks so awesome!! I can't wait to get it in my hot little hands! My poor postman keeps getting mauled when he shows up on my street! lol

Valerie said...

beautiful - you are so talented!

Nick said...

Come on let "The One with Toy Story 3" be todays/tomorrow's post!

Chris said...

Wow! Nick commented! There's a first time for everything!

Cass said...

Beautiful! :)

Supermar said...

Oooo! I want to comish a book! I'm sick of not winning one! How much for one like this one, but maybe a different color? Like the rainbow one?

Carla Cavellucci Landi said...

lovely as always! I'd love to learn from you! Can you think about that?