Wednesday, June 22, 2011

SP & Company Group Post Wednesday!!!

Hi and Happy Wednesday!
Today I have a cute project that I gave my husband for Father's Day this past Sunday.  I saw the idea on the Paper Issues blog, so I scrap-lifted the idea and made my own.  Luckily, I have access to Photoshop and InDesign, so I was able to create my own files, sized the way I wanted with the colors I wanted.  It's a book made out of a deck of cards called "52 Reasons Why I Love You."  I thought that it was also a perfect excuse to use my I Love Love set.  Click on the pictures for a larger view.

I stamped some images from I Love Love onto the card and the label in brown ink after I distressed each card (front and back).  Then I smeared the stamped image with my fingers to give it more of a distressed look.  I punched the cards using my Crop-A-Dile II. 

I also added some random embellishments and some small pictures to specific pages.  I left a few pages blank so my son could write in a few things and my daughter could scribble (she's not quite 2 years old).  My husband absolutely adored this - he said it was the best gift I've ever given him.  Yes, it took me FOREVER to ink and distress each card, but it was worth it!!!

Check out all of the other DT posts HERE, on the Scrapmaster's Blog!

Stamps: SP & Company (I Love Love), Papertrey Ink
Paper: Kraft Cardstock
Ribbon: American Crafts
Ink: VersaMark, VersaMagic
Embellishments: K&Company
Tools: Crop-A-Dile II, ATG, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign
Other: Deck of playing cards


  1. your project is great!!!


  2. wow...i love this so much! such an inspiration.

  3. OMG Chrissie....LOVE this project so much, and yours turned so great. TFS.

  4. Chrissie, this is such a cute idea!

  5. WOW WOW WOW i love this idea and i might try this out myself !!

  6. WOW!!! Chrissie, I just love it!! I have a deck of cards, actually 2 that I bought many moons ago with the idea to do something creative with them... I feel inspired to look again, and make a book of some kind! Thanks for the inspiration!

  7. Whoa Chrissie! Very impressive. I love it.


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