today I am here to share with you my latest project for the Eileen Hull Inspiration team (http://www NULL.eileenhull NULL.com/)
this project started last month spinning around in my head as I was cleaning up my studio. if you recall in May we had a wonderful swap with Kunin felt and I have so very much left that I have been hoarding.. I am not sure about you but sometimes it is hard to make that first cut right!!
anyway with that said I did it!!
I started out by cutting my journal covers from the beautiful grey felt.. after admiring it for a while I needed to decide what to put on it…that is when I decided to decorate it with these flowers
and then i cut out some more in different felt colours until i had enough to decorate the front
here are the chosen colours…
now, if you know me, you know I am really not a stitcher because I find it hard to do anything in a straight clean line so I don’t happen to own any embroidery thread BUT you see my sister is a beautiful stitcher and recently she left a container at my place soooo.. RIGHT!!! I started digging through her stash for just the right colours and then.. it needed a little something so I cut out the Sizzix Scoreboards die – Bird Sizzix Scoreboards die – Bird (http://www NULL.sizzix NULL.com/657120/sizzix-scoreboards-die-bird) and attached her to the front
now….. what to do.. from the heart my projects are so I did a bit of research and found a site that had lists of things to be grateful for so I printed them out, stitched them into my journal and added the word gratitude to the front
i sewed bits of Eileen Hull paper onto each page to allow for some hidden spots to journal on…
and here you have it!
I hope you have stuck around and enjoyed reading/looking through my process. please do leave me a comment as well as jump on over to Eileen’s (http://www NULL.eileenhull NULL.com) page to see what my fellow design teamies are up too!