Saturday, 22 March 2014

A masterpiece from Brenda

You're all in for a treat today with a beautiful project from our very own and talented Brenda of bumblebeesandbutterflies.com...


"We are coming up to the end of our first anniversary challenge and I wanted to make something special to finish off with. This is an album full of flaps and pockets but I included some of my altered playing cards I have been making as well. The album itself has been made from chipboard with a card cover and every page has been designed with flaps or pockets that will hold some family photos.

 
Here you can see how the album looks with each page completed (although there are no photos in it yet).



The front cover also has a flap and the altered playing card is double sided and can be lifted to reveal a mat for adding the photo to.



 
Every double page has a different colour palette and design.



I used lots of Tim Holtz papers, die-cuts and embellishments to complete the look."


This is stunning Brenda, thank you!

Whether you're a card maker, into tag art, altered art, scrapbooking, journalling, whatever you happen to like crafting, there's plenty of scope with this month's topic. With TWO prizes to be awarded this month and the winners to be chosen at random (random.org) EVERYONE has a chance of winning. We have another 10 days to go so please come and join in!

Another fab project in a few days. xxx

9 comments:

Rosie Schirrmeister said...

Wowowow, Brenda makes always gorgeous artwork.

Mary Elizabeth said...

I adore this album. I love the pockets left to hold photos. You can change these photos out for season or different occasions. Marvelous layers and I love the sentiments used throughout. Gorgeous as usual Brenda.-- Mary Elizabeth

Julie Ann Lee said...

Brenda this is amazing! I love all the flaps and pockets and the inventive and beautiful artwork. Julie Ann xxx

stephanie cunningham said...

I love this, it's something I really fancy having a go at myself sometime.

Maelchen said...

Oh my... Brenda, this is a masterpiece! You put so much work and effort (and beautiful materials) into this piece of art.... It is so inspiring! I want to do something (actually the same ;-)) to store some of my favorite photos... Thank you so much for giving me such a beautiful idea (+ sample)
Have a nice Sunday, dear Brenda,
Manu

Beautiful Bouquets said...

Brenda this is an absolutely stunning project. I can only aspire to make something as good as this. I need to give myself time. Just fabulous x

Jennie Atkinson said...

Absolutely stunning Brenda! I love all the fabulous layers and embellishments. All just wonderful x

pcake62 said...

What a great mini album and so full of great ideas.Thank you for sharing your talents.

Angela Radford said...

This is gorgeous Brenda, you are so talented.
Happy crafting, Angela x