I’d been itching to get going with my new crafty individuals stamps (CI- 423 build a spring flower garden) and have a go at the ‘mini masterpieces’ challenge and yet it has taken me quite a while to get to the point where I have something I like. I think I just got a bit over excited and tried to use everything at once! When I had calmed down my colour palette, and accepted that I didn’t need to use all the stamps in the set at once, things seemed to go a little better!
I loved the mini book created by Helen for the challenge, and wanted to have a go at one myself.
I selected my favourite areas of inking and stamping and cut them out using a 1”square punch, securing them with washi tape to create a concertina book.
A bit of doodling, some wink of stella, a little sentiment (I saw it in an RHS gift shop on a plaque and have borrowed it, it says ‘how lovely is the silence of growing things’) all finished off with a little ribbon and the book was created!
Just to show you how very 'mini' this book really is, here is a photo of it in the palm of my hand!
I would like to enter this in to the following challenges;