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Project - Baby Card Book
by ShirleyK
posted 06/25/13 at 12:48 AM
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Baby card book of all the cards I received when I had my daughter.

Following a bookbinding tutorial I found on Pinterest (http://curiouslycrafty.wordpress.com/tutorials/), [curiouslycrafty.wordpress.com] I stitched all the cards together as if each one were a signature. I included an extra blank card (an 8.5 x 11 sheet of cardstock folded in half) at the beginning and end so that I could attach endpapers (the yellow patterned paper) to them. For the covers, I used foam board (I would have used bookboard if I had enough of it on hand), which I cut to size and covered with a piece of fabric. I also used my Silhouette to cut out the “E” with “evelyn” at the bottom.

It took a while for me to actually tackle this project because the bookmaking part of it seemed daunting, but once I got down to it, it wasn't as difficult as I made it out to be in my head. I hope Evie will have fun looking through these baby cards when she's older.

http://karnos.blogspot.com/2013/05/evies-baby-card-book.html [karnos.blogspot.com]

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