Sue brings together the essence of the Bon Voyage Collection with it’s European flare into this classy mini travel journal. Using the 7gypsies Banner Kit is a great way to make a book letting the different page shapes peak through. The papers come together as if they were fabrics in a room to create a beautiful ensemble.
Here is what you will need:
11097 7gypsies Banner Board Book
CCP2794 Red & Ivory French Sayings
CCP2869 Bon Voyage on Ivory
CCP2902 Red & Ivory Fleur De Lis
CCP2970 Bon Voyage Stripe on Ivory
CCP2609 Black & Ivory Ribbon Stripe
CCP2639 Red & Ivory Ribbon Strip
CCP2793 Red & Ivory Toile
CCP2650 Red & Ivory Damask
12677 7gypsies Paris Charms
Medium Chrome Binding Rings
3 x 3 Ivory Envelope
Black Flute Paper
18064 7gypsies Vintage Photos
Tools you will need: craft knife, cutting mat, chipboard, black ink, double stick tape roller
Create the front of the book with layers of paper from the Bon Voyage Stripe, Red & Ivory Damask and Black & Ivory Ribbon Strip. Cut pieces from the Red & Ivory French Sayings and the Bon Voyage Stripe to create the embellishments, layering them with Pop Dots or a dimensional adhesive. The ticking style ribbon wraps around the front and is a perfect place to add one of the Paris Charms.
The inside pages are created with mixing and matching the papers, flute and 3×3 envelopes to cover the pages and make pockets to hold photos, tickets and ephemera from the trip. Black and white photos look great with the collection, but the neutral color palette is a great backdrop for color photos too. choose a different paper for the background of each of the pages and let them peak through when the book comes together.
This book is a perfect place to collect and save photos from a special trip or add Canvas Corp Ivory Journal Lines paper cut to fit into spaces in the book and ready to for a journal entry each day on the trip. The Bon Voyage Stripe is filled with travel words, icons and sayings to personalize your book and can be created for a honeymoon, family vacation, anniversary trip or girls weekend.
To see more of Sue’s amazing work, stop by her blog – Sue’s Creative Workshop – Sue is a DIY’er, paper crafter, picture taker, creative kind of gal. (also kind of a organizing nut). She loves to find good junk to re-purpose into great treasures.