Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Cowgirl Journal ~ Life Story

Since a picture is worth a thousand words, I have more pictures of the inside of this book in the video below!  It is a short video, so you won't even get through a half cup of coffee...unless you're really quick!  ; )

Material list

Papers:  Bo Bunny, CTMH, others from stash
Inks and Paints:  Ranger, CTMH, Memento, Tim Holtz Distress Paint 
Embellishments:  Tim Holtz Quote Bands, Prima Flowers, Bo Bunny Gems, CTMH Gems and buttons, Offray Lace, Metal sign, thread, twine, burlap, paperclips, stickers, envelopes, old button, recycled tags from horse clothes, hair clip, brads, floss, duct tape, lots of old stash items, etc
Charms:  Pemberley
Embossing Folders:  Darice
Stencil:  Crafter's Workshop

Embossing, Ripping, Inking, Sewing, Gluing, Distressing, Painting, Stenciling, etc!  

My thanks for the inspiration on this book style from Mike Deakin:  



My book is off to the following challenges:

2 Crafty Critter Crazies:  AG with Critter Horses
We Love to Create:  AG Mixed Media
My Time to Craft:  Inspired by a Film ~ The Horse Whisperer
Animal Friends Challenge:  On the Farm
Creative Artiste Mixed Media:  AG Mixed Media
Mini Album Makers Challenge:  Handmade complete book

Thanks for dropping by today.  It's always great 
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  1. What a fantastic journal for a horse lover! Such pretty details and lovely elements! Rustic, and yet so feminine! Beautifully done! So glad I got to see your critter project showcased at the 2 Crafty Critter Crazies Challenge. Thanks for supporting us, and we hope to see more of your pretty creations in the future. Please check back to see if you are a winner or our next guest designer. Sending you wishes for a wonderful day!
    {Creative Smiles - my little crafting world}

  2. This is AMAZING! What an awesome project with so many beautiful details. I'd love for you to share in our challenge at Mini Album Makers: https://minialbummakers.blogspot.com/
    We love to see your handmade journals and albums in our lineup! Hugs, Autumn

  3. What a wonderful mini full of cowgirl goodness. Love all the embossed tags and pockets in this album. Thanks for joining Mini Album Makers Challenge blog.

  4. Such a beautiful album Katrina, the distress papers are wonderful and I just love the positive quotes throughout the album too! Thanks so much for joining in this month at Mini Album Makers challenge. Anne x

  5. Beautiful album. Thanks for joining us at Through the craft room door this week.

  6. Such a lovely mini. So much detail and so many things to look at!!! Thanks so much for sharing your work with us at Mini Album Makers Challenge.