April 15, 2011

* Mini Books for Leena's Swap

No more 'snow birds' from north of the border ... so I got down to some creating today.  This morning that is.  At the moment (5.00 pm) you could fry eggs on my terrace, and frankly I have given up trying to move except to spritz Habibi and myself with some soothing cool water.  Our only hope is to survive until the sun goes down! :o)

I added some embellishments and more stamps on the first little book and it's complete. 








The second book, I think I like better because it is at least somewhat 'useful'.  It's called 'Notes to Myself'.  In each pocket I have placed a tag.  Each one has a title for a list you may wish to make.  i.e., Ten Things That Make Me Happy,  Ten Things I Treasure, Ten Things I Want to Give Away, Ten Things I Want to do I have Never Done Before, Ten Places I Want to Go, etc. etc.  Just a little more interactive and a little more fun.  Also places you can write more notes.  

I made the book out of envelopes, however, being in Mexico, I didn't have the proper size envelopes.  The flaps on the inside of the book are imobile because of this.  









A third book for the swap?  I think so ... If I can just get through this heat wave!  Don't laugh at my quote today --- this heat makes my brain go a 'little funny'.  

If you saw a heat wave, would you wave back? Steven Wright

4 comments:

  1. Your books are BEAUTIFUL Donna, love them. Well done on getting them done in spite of the heat wave. And, no, I think I wouldn't wave back! I might wave goodbye, though, when it's over! Keep cool, and don't do too much in that heat, except, perhaps, to send a little of it this way....Have a lovely weekend! Hugs, Valerie

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  2. Gorgeous books. I love the first envelop one the best.You should do more of them . Have fun resting now that the snowbirds have left. thanks for the kind words today.take care, sweetie.gerri

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  3. These are so inspiring... love all the wonderful color.

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  4. Absolutely fabulous photos for these beautiful books you made, Donna!! I could only take so many for the swaps blog so these really allow people to see more! Thank you. xo lenna

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