Finally done! Yep, it took me all this time to get my photos together and write this post. It's so shameful but here it is... another winter CHA project. This mixed media album was designed by Jennifer Priest of Hydrangea Hippo. She was very sweet and organized but by the time I sat down in class I was too exhausted to really pay attention and get the project done. Thankfully Jennifer had emailed us the instructions and I finished putting it all together at home. It felt good to get it completed. This was the last of the projects left from CHA to finish. Out of the three times I've gone to CHA this was the first time that I actually completed everything that I brought home. Whoot-whoot!
An unexpected gleaning from this class was that Jennifer demystified the Bind-It-All. I am so thankful to finally know how to use that binding machine! BIG SMILES!
While putting this together I made a big mistake with the papers for the cover so my album front is totally different than Jennifer's. Had I not changed the cover one of my pages would of had the print upside down and I couldn't allow that. Along with my cover being different I also made a few embellishment placement changes.
I am thinking of using this album for a years worth of combined family birthdays. This project is not quite a fit color and design wise for our princess pink five year old daughter.
Again this project was designed by Jennifer Priest. You can find her on the web at www.hydrangeahippo.com or teaching classes in California. She also has an etsy shop. You can find the link to her shop on her website.
I am glad to have met Jennifer and to have been able to have a seat in her workshop. She is a very hard worker and an inspiration to all in the crafty world. I totally recommend her classes especially if you want to learn something unexpected. Make a visit to her website too. You won't be sorry.
If you want to compare and contrast the original against my finished book you can find her post on her website titled "Celebrating-- Tomorrow!!!".
I still have two more posts with CHA projects that I hope to eventually get done. Thank you so much for visiting me today!
Want 2 Scrap
WIP Monday on ScrapScene
Whatever You Want Wednesday at Free Pretty Things for You