Monday, March 21, 2011

Happy H{ippity} Hop - March 21, 2011

This week's post was so looong, I had to cut it into 2 parts.  So part one is this week and part 2 will be for next week's hop.

The Blog Group I belong to is having a "Secret Owl Swap."  We had to send our "owlet" something crafty to work with (I sent a set of {ippity} stamps, of course) and something handmade.  This is my handmade project, a mini album.  This is the cover.

Page 1:
Every page has a tag that pulls out:
Pages 2 and 3:
Pages 4 and 5 (here comes the {ippity} part):
The page on the left is actually a "flip flap album."  The directions can be found here.  I'll be posting the pages of the flip flap album page next week.  I used images from "Now and Always" on the mini album cover.  The bird on the right is from "Sing a New Song."

The tag for the page on the right:
Pages 6 and 7:
A close up of the flourish from "Now and Always:"
 Page 8:
Music and Bird Image from "Music of My Heart"
Page 9
The "background" for the flower is the heart image form "Music of My Heart" stamped in a circular pattern.
Page 10
This image is from Sweet Pea Stamps.  I know its not an {ippity} stamp, but on my "other" blog I've been practicing coloring with Copic markers, these stamps were great for skin tones and hair color.  Since my "owlet" has been very kind and encourages me to continue practicing I thought I should send her an image.  Thanks for looking!


  1. Love the album, and all the decorated pages! Wonderful job!

  2. What an awesome album!! What a great way to show off all that {ippity} goodness. :)

  3. This has turned out beautifully...your owlet will be thrilled!

  4. Lovely book Monica! What a wonderful book to give as a gift...just lovely!

  5. Your owlet will definitely love this project Monica. It's just gorgeous.

  6. beautiful album and I just love the pages.

  7. this is beautiful! what a great gift, she will love it!!

  8. Just a gorgeous project and gift for a lucky owlet!


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