Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Bridal & Bachelorette Shower Book

The project that I have to share is one of my favorite projects I have created for a couple reasons, it was part of a gift for one of my best friends to use as a keepsake from her Bridal & Bachelorette Shower for bridal cards & pictures of the event & the other reason being that this is the first project I was able to use my new The Cinch Binding Tool, which is one of my newest & favorite tools! I see several projects in my future using The Cinch!  Thanks for stopping by and taking a peek!!

(A close up of the book cover)

(I used eyelets along with thick sheet protectors to make the book stronger) 

(I used different colored & textured paper through out the book to give her different options)

Recipe for this project:
- The Cinch Binding Tool - Version 2
- The Cinch Bookboard Covers - 8.5 x 11
- The Cinch Binding Wires - Silver at .75
- Crop-A-Dial II Big Bite
- We R Memory Eyelets - Lime Green & Chocolate Brown
- Folk Art Paint - Chocolate Brown on the Bookboard Covers (before covering the front book cover with paper)
- Collage 'Pauge - Instant Decoupage Matte Finish, to seal the book covers
- We R Memory Keepers - Page Protectors 12 x 12 - cut down to 8 x 10.5
- 'My Bridal & Bachelorette Shower' from Designer's Calendar Cricut Cartridge cut at 3
- Umbrella's from Forever Young Cricut Cartridge cut at 1.5, I used my Gypsy to flip one of the umbrella's
- Crystal Stickers Elements Gems - Green, around the swirls on the front cover
- American Craft Premium Ribbon - Leaf
- American Craft Premium Ribbon - Chestnut
- American Craft Premium Ribbon - Rocky Road


  1. Great idea! I love the colors and the shower card is super cute! TFS.. I'm your newest follower:)

  2. This is so great Melissa! I now have to tell myself I do not "need" a Cinch....I do not "need" a Cinch.....