Saturday, September 8, 2012

{saturday} SMAK/Mixed Media

Happy Saturday!!!
It's Thienly here....
to share some SMAK love!

Have you seen the latest September SMAK?
{...never a dull moment}
It's absolutely Ah-MAZING!

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This is PERFECT for all those project life pages, or scrapbook layouts! 
You can even make some cool cards with them, too!

These kits are only available EXCLUSIVELY online,
BUT you have the option to purchase as a one time, OR to sign up to get this goodness every month.  
Why wouldn't you want to not sign up?
What are you waiting for?
Click here to sign up!

So, for my project today - I'm going back to April SMAK {...Me Documented} 
which is one of my fave kits.
It's full of gorgeous images, background stamps and sentiments, 
with a vintage touch.


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I decided to make a little 'book' that can be shared with the family every night.
One can put in anything that they would want to share...
something that happened today.
a thought of the day.
a new love.
a goal in life.
Whatever that is to be shared... goes in this book.

At dinner time, we'd open it, and share our stories.

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Pretty, isn't it?

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I made this book using a cutting machine and a file found here
and I embellished it with these gorgeous stamps.
The papers are from Simple Stories, 
and used a mix of pigment ink and distress ink to give it an antique look. 
 I also used my Staz-On ink to stamp the film strip onto an acetate before adhering to the book.

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The side view... totally looks like a book. 
You can even fill it up with 'thoughts' and keep it as a memoir in your bookcase, too.
A book of 'reflection'.

When you open the book up...

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There's plenty of space to keep little notes :)

That's it! 
Hope that you liked my project today, 
and if you have some SMAK love to share - 
please post them to our Facebook wall! 
We'd love to see!

Alright - gonna go and enjoy the sunshine, so have a great weekend!



 {Ippity} {Ippity}

5 comments:

Julie Odil said...

I love the book idea. Super project. You always inspire.

KellyCreates said...

LOVE this sooooo much! Beautiful work!

Noelle Reese said...

OH MY GOSH! I totally love this idea!! I wish I was at your dinner table so I could look through it! How fantastic!

countrychicken said...

Beautiful and terrifically creative. Thank you for sharing with us!

Shemaine Smith said...

Wow Awesome project Thienly!!

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