Friday, July 25, 2008

Image Books



A few weeks ago, I came up with the idea for these books. It took me until after my vacation to complete them and this long until I had the time to tell you all about it! When Kimmie made her challenge at first I thought I could use these since they were almost done but she had her own sketch to follow. It was a great one and now I have my date book. It is in an earlier posting this week.
Any how, everytime I see blog candy that contains stamped images all ready to color I think to myself that would be so much easier. My time is limited and I thought it would be a good idea to just spend a block of time dedicated to stamping up a slew of images and then storing them - ready and waiting for me. So I decided to make two books. One for images to color with my Copic markers and another for images colored with Gamsol & Prismacolors. I had a 6x6 pad of DP from SU! and I knew I'd be able to have enough to make all my pages and have them all match.
The books are 5x5. I cut out the covers and backs from a cereal box and then covered them inside and out. I made 10 inside pages for each book. Each page has a pocket and a tab.


I used my Bind-it-All machine to punch the holes and set the binding. I used two of my favorite Magnolia stamps to adorn the covers and VOILA! The one for my Copic images has the Copic colored Tilda and a Gamsol colored one for the Gamsol images! My husband did not clearly see my logic but I know you will all understand!
I really love them and they are filled up and just waiting for me! Here's a close-up so you can see how glittery her wings are! Love them!

Let me know what you think! Thanks for stopping by! Have a great week-end!

11 comments:

Tanja said...

Wow, these Books are so cute! I have to make some for my Images too.

Great Job, TSF!

Stampingcaz said...

stunning. your colouring is AMAZING! I hope you dont mind. added you to my favs.

Caz

Bunny-Zoe's Blog said...

What a great idea and you have coloured your Tildas beautifully as always. Hugs Nikki x

Katharina Frei said...

I love them Jeanette, what a lovely idea! Hope to find the time to try it :)

Sharon said...

Have just popped across from Katharinas blog to have a look & she's right, your cards are fantastic & the colouring is fab.
I've added you to my Google Reader so I can visit again.
Sharon :-)x

Rach said...

This is such a fantastic idea...certainly going to have to have a go a this...hugs rach.xx

Mette said...

Katharina is right!! Your cards are amazing and the colouring lovely.
As a mum of a 2 year old and 2 teenagers I don't get a lot of time either. Although I am very new to stamping your idea is superb. Will have to try when I have some more stamps.

Keep inspiring

Mette

ARIANNE said...

What a great idea!
I know what I'll be doing soon!

Ila said...

Wowzers!! I think this book is Amazing and So Beautiful!! I love it!!!....Hugs, Ila

Mae said...

I saw this on you slide show & had to find a post about how you made them & I did!!! These are great! So super cute & a perfect thing for me to make. Thanks for the inspiration and your cards are amazing. WOW.

Mae

smallcity said...

Wow, these are beautiful. Your coloring on the Tilda's is amazing.

smallcity

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