Details added to this front cover are three sparkly blue diamonds and running stitches with dark green embroidery floss.
"graduation...Life's New Journey Begin's"
Close up of beads and spangles hanging down from Prom page! I chose to leave my front cover back raw to show my work. It opens nicely for each page to fold back onto the top cover.
I added silver hearts around the pocket photo on left.
I added a gold star to my son, her father, playing the shovel "instrument". ;-) on left pocket.
leave as embellishments or take off and wear!
[I just realized they can be my cacti for cactus Monday too!!!] I added pink tulle and pink and black bangles to her Prom page.
the back pocket page.
Here you can see the layers of pages with beads and bangles showing.
More silver hearts added as embellishments on the Who AM I? and Where am I going? page.
More top sewing quilting to the message page...
as it is the beginning of her life after graduation.
A small photo of a map of her college is ironed on.
Theater curtains are heavily embroidered and then the page is heavily
beaded as she enters the next STAGE of her young life!
Click on this page to see details UP CLOSE (and any of the others if you so desire). I worked on this one page most of Sunday, and then bound it up
after I finished that fun work. And on the very back
ART BY LYNN
leaving plenty of room for her to add her own.
I will later show you the special box I found for it
and that will be that.
Thank you to the person who added one more vote to my Nest Building Quilt this weekend.
And to Elizabeth and Bluebeard at Altered Book, who blogged about the contest asking her followers
to vote too, many thanks! So sweet of you!!!
And I actually took photos of cacti this weekend, but will blog them later in the week,
as this is much too long already!