Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Ribbon & Fibers laced ATC holder booklet

I made this ATC holder booklet for the ccwaps Ribbons & Fibers swap.
Started with a sheet of paper that had been at the bottom of my spray box, with lots of blue and silver mist all over it. Rubbed brown Distress ink over the surface and heat set. Ran paper through Cuttlebug number embossing folder, colored raised areas with dark brown StazOn ink, re ran through the Cuttlebug using the diamond embossing folder, colored raised areas with Bronze Encore ink. Used this paper to be the outside covers over thick cardboard. Stamped the "D" image onto bronze metallic paper, covered with detail gold embossing powder and heat set. Cut out center of the "D" and added a vintage image. Lightly colored the outside edges of the paper with black ink and adhered to front cover. Punched holes with the Zutter Bind-it-All. Instead of coils, bound the book with an assortment of fibers and these gorgeous polymer clay beads made by Linda Strawn (I received them in a bead swap). Careful not to tie the ribbons loosely, so the pages will turn easily.
When I was done spraying my green pages yesterday, I used a large sheet of white paper to pick up the extra spray on the plastic tablecloth (used to protect my table outside). Cut off some of that paper to use on the inside covers. Stamped an image along the top and bottom with bronze Encore ink, and then stamped the same image in the center with dark brown StazOn ink. Ran dark brown StazOn ink around the outside edges of the paper and then adhered to the cardboard covers.
The pages of the book are hard plastic name tag holders .
Back of booklet:

1 comment:

chrissy said...

WOW!!! I'll have to make sure I partner you with someone that I think collects ATC's... this is GORGEOUS!!