Ideas For Secret Garden Handmade Treasures
Are you ready for a very special day of beautiful Secret Garden inspiration?! We've got terrific ideas for beautiful handmade treasures that are so much fun to create! Today you will see a magnificent Secret Garden hand-bound journal and tutorial by Sharon Ngoo. Plus we'll be sharing a stunning altered 12x12 Easel Album by Denise Hahn that's all decked out in Secret Garden! And it wouldn't be Friday on the Graphic 45 blog without a blog prize winner announcement! Today is going to be so much fun! Lets begin with this week's blog prize winner! Chosen at random from this week's Facebook comments, the winner is...
-Debra Vidal: "Nice to be able to maybe win your product giveaway! Love all of your paper lines!"
Congratulations, Debra! Please email us with your shipping information at firstname.lastname@example.org to claim your prize. This is the great prize that Debra won this week! We have a new blog contest every Monday on our blog so stay tuned for more opportunities to win some fabulous Graphic 45 goodies!
First up is this gorgeous Secret Garden hand-bound journal by Sharon Ngoo. Follow Sharon's fun and easy tutorial to create this marvelous treasure for yourself or someone you love. Handmade journals make a perfect gift! Take it away, Sharon!
I love old hardcover books...and even when they are old and falling apart, its fun to transform them into something new and useful. Here's a journal I made using an old book and the beautiful Secret Garden collection:
And I made a tutorial too, because you probably have some old hardcover books lying around and maybe you'd like to have a go at making it new!
Secret Garden 12x12 Paper Pad
Staple Large Metal Brad
Glitter: Clearsnap Cotton Candy/Sweet Orange blend,
Ink: Colorbox Chalk Lime Pastel, Smooch Spritz Sugarberry
Flowers: Fancy Accessories
Adhesive: Xyron, Aileens Tacky Glue
Trim: Michael Levine
Adhesive: Therm-o-web 3D Foam Squares, Aileens Tacky Glue, Clearsnap Emboss Gloss