Thursday, January 24, 2013

Valentine Book with Birdie Brown

Hello all.  Tonight I have class, so it's going to be a LONG day.  Today I have a quick post using this month's freebie from Birdie Brown.  Her digi's are adorable!

I colored the digi on the computer, then printed it on kraft (8.5 x 11" kraft makes 2 books).
I cut approximately 12 pages of colored paper (regular printing paper) in half - so they measured 8.5" by 5.5" - I also cut the kraft in half as well (same measurements).  I did score the kraft just so I would have a sewing line without marking my CS.
Simple straight stitch, folded everything in half, put under books overnight, and done.  Two little books the same size as an A2 card.  Little Valentine gift for Bean and her cousin.  If you have questions or something doesn't make sense, just let me know!

This meets the following challenges:
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So, in October, I got my DH a Groupon for his birthday to go hang gliding.  He LOVED it and was hooked.  He's been doing it ever since.  Well, he was up for a certification (yup, you need certifications to jump off certain type hills), and this is what happened:
Over a dozen facial fractures, broken nose, and nerve damage.  His helmet was in pieces.  But thank the Lord that he's alive.

14 comments:

MiamiKel said...

OMGosh Lola! the picture is so frightening! Praying for your hubby and a full, speedy, calm recovery. Your card is adorable - hope today goes smooth for you! x0x0

Carolina Girl (Cely) said...

OMG...No, I missed something....I had no idea this happened. Thank God YES, that he's alive and can tell about it. Let's see what else we can add to your plate. Love Love the teddy bear, but I'm way toooo focused on what happened to your DH.

Charlene said...

OMgosh Lola, that is so so scary and thank god he is alive. Do you think he will do it again?

YOur card is so sweet I love the image cute!!Thanks so much for sharing this week at CCCB :-)

Catherine said...

OMG your husband was in a terrible state... You must have been so scared for him... Thank God he is alive... I love your little book, the colouring is superb, I don't know how you do it on the computer but it looks fantastic ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

Ros Crawford said...

What a gorgeous little book ... such a sweet little teddy .. I really hope your husband gets better soon .. Thanks for playing at CCCB!

Sandy from Ukiah said...

Lola I was so sad to see and hear what happen to your DH..,I will definitely be praying for him as we'll as you my friend.. Please keep me updated on how he is doing. Sending LOTS OF PRAYERS AND HUGS

Mary said...

I saw your cute card over at ODBD and had to tell you how cute it was. Then I saw your DH pic. That must have been so scary. Glad he is ok now and I pray right now for a speedy and uncomplicated recovery.

Torico said...

Firstly, I pray that your hubby will get well soon.
I love the notebook you created. It is perfect for a Valentine's gift. Thank you for joining this month's challenge at Birdie brown!

Torico

Desire Fourie said...

This is so beautifully designed. Sorry about hubby. Wishing him a speedy recovery. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
Hugs
Desíre
{Digistamps4Joy DT Member}
{Doing Life – my personal blog}

ursula Uphof said...

Wishing your DH a speedy recovery, what a terrible accident.
Love your card and such a sweet image. Thank you for joining our challenge at
Digistamps4Joy this week and good luck.. Ursula Uphof DT member

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

This is a great and fun design, thanks for playing along with us at CCCB!

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Glad your husband is o.k.!! How scary!! Praying for a speedy recovery!!

What a books!! Love the journals with the darling teddy's. Thanks for joining the ODBD Shining the Light challenge.

Linda R said...

So glad to hear you husband is OK.
And I am also glad that you joined us for this weeks challenge over at CCCB your card is so sweet..

Lisa Lara said...

Oh that is an awful accident. Poor hubby. Oh my......... Hope he heals quickly. I am very sad he has some perm damage. Praying for his full recovery Lola.

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