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Saturday, September 8, 2012

Greatest Show On Earth

Wow! The weeks just fly by.  Already, it is time for a new challenge over at Fashionable Stamping Challenge.  This time around, we have a challenge around "Good things come in small packages."  Now this was truly a challenge for me!  I can truly say I have never made a project with dimensions this small (2.5" x  3").  
 I decided to make a small accordion style booklet.  When opened, it unfolds between the front and back cover.  The images used are all from Artistic Outpost and the diamond and dot stencils are from Dylusions.  
I thought about several different color schemes, but in the end decided to use cream, black and red to maintain a vintage feel.  After stamping and stenciling, the booklet was distressed with Vintage Photo Distress Ink.  

I sure hope you will take a moment and stop over to see the brilliant creations by the rest of the FSC Design Team and I hope, also, that you will submit a project of your own.  Thanks for dropping by! Yvonne

16 comments:

Dots Dabbles said...

Hi Yvonne...This has to be the tiniest accordion book that I have ever seen! I love the theme, you can't beat a circus for sooo much fun! Looking at it just makes me smile :))) great project Yvonne
Dot x

Sue said...

Hello Yvonne
Wonderful accordion booklet, what a great idea.
Smiles:)
Sue

Brenda Brown said...

A fabulous little book Yvonne and your colour choices are perfect.
Happy Sunday.
Hugs Brenda xox

lynne said...

Hi Yvonne
The most amazing detailed stamping on such a small surface.
Definitely my preferred colour scheme for vintage circus. Fabulous.
Have a lovely Sunday.
Wishes
Lynne

Meggymay said...

Gorgeous tiny book. I love your Circus theme, super images inside.
Yvonne x

Mrs.B said...

Oh Yvonne this is gorgeous, love the Circus theme and your colour choice is beautiful.
Avril xx

Ephemera said...

Hi Yvonne, what a little beauty, a perfect in everyway, love the colour and the vintage circus scheme. Have a lovely day. xx

Silvia(Barnie) said...

A fantastic idea, the little accordion booklet looks beautiful.

Esther said...

Hi Yvonne - what a sweet little book, love the theme and colour scheme..Esther xx

Sue C said...

Fantastic little accordion book Yvonne and great colour scheme. Sue C x

Lisa Somerville said...

Love your mini accordion book, great way to showcase the AO images. Thanks for playing along with us at Artistic Outpost!

Paula Jane Atkinson said...

It's fabulous, Yvonne.

Ellie said...

LOVE this booklet!!

xxx Ellie xxx

Shirl said...

Beautiful little domino book Yvonne, The theme you have chosen is very unique. So really want to make one of these especially after seeing what you all have done with them. So clever.

Hugs Shirley x x

Terry said...

How fun is this little book? Love the circus theme you used for the "little package." Hugs!

butterfly said...

Absolutely delicious - wonderful colours and vintage style, and sooo small!!
Alison x