May 13, 2017

After while crop-o-dile...

My granddaughter, Emily, is graduating from high school.  We're super excited to be going back to Chicago for the festivities!  (All photos taken with my Apple Watch.)

As is my custom, I made a travel journal to keep track of all we do and people we see...
The journal is made from a 7x7 child's book from the Dollar Store - sanded, painted with acrylic paints; image transfer, etc.

Cover shows Trump Tower where we will stay while downtown - fantastic location - beautiful hotel

painted pages drying

mark holes for binding

Crop-o-dile hole punch

line up holes with large toothpicks

heavy yarn for ties

using a large straw for wiggle room - tie knot in each yarn piece

inside pages


Lux G. said...

Wow, this is gorgeous. Well done.

Jeanie said...

I don't know which is more fabulous -- your gorgeous completed journal or your excellent instructions. I really appreciated seeing how you put it together and the tip about the straw was worth it in itself. Bravo!

ashok said...

wonderful Pat