Friday, 1 June 2012

Summer Fun!

Hello, my friends! I have something a little different for you today! Well...not completely different since it is the second time I've done one...but not like this one! lol Okay, I'll just get to it, shall I? I have a slideshow for you!
I've just completed one of the bigger projects I was working on. It's this super fun flip book! I decided the best way to show you would be with a slideshow. Wouldn't you know Smilebox had the perfect template for it. I think it's just the cutest design and suited my mini to a T.
This flip book is for a dear friend and neighbor. She and her husband have the sweetest little boy and girl ever. So this was personalized for her to fill with their "Summer Fun" photos. I did have a different design in mind. Then one day when I was visiting my friends over on YouTube I happened to see Beverly's video for this Flip Book and knew this was the design I had to use. Beverly has the greatest videos, and you can see the inspiration video HERE...AFTER you've seen my slideshow! lol
The book measures 6" X 8 1/2 " when it's closed, and when it's fully opened it measures 24" X 8 1/2". Every flip and flap is decorated except for the very back. I used the Echo Park Splash Collection, cardstock from my stash, and a few unknown papers. There are some descriptions at the bottom in the slideshow. If you have any questions about anything, please ask! I hope you enjoy! :o)


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11 comments:

  1. Awesome mini, Nancy. Love all the bright colors. Your friends will love it. TFS.. Hugs!!

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  2. Hi Nancy! It turned out so stinkin' cute! Thank you so much for sharing yours! It turned out great!
    Hugs,
    Bev

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  3. How cute! As Laura Dennison would say--"there's a ton of real estate in there!" LOL Great job my friend. The slideshow was a nice way to show your sweet gift. Hugs!

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  4. That is too cool! I love the colors and all the little niches to hold the photos and tags! Great job!

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  5. Really neat book. A very nice idea to use smilebox to display the project. Great work my friend!

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  6. Wow, what a great project and I love how you put it on Smilebox... fantastic!

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  7. Nancy this is fabulous and just what I need for Nathan's 1st birthday photos which he will be 2 in July, so I better hurry or I will have to do two at one time. Thanks so much for sharing this wonderful book along with the link! Blessing dear friend.

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  8. Forgot to say "I love your new blog layout!"

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  9. Hi Nancy - I have been visiting your blog but not always able to leave a comment thanks to my poor internet connection!
    Loved your mini and it makes a perfect gift too:)

    Adore what you did with altering the photo of your girls in the last post, great way to alter that pic. Hope your darling daughters thought it was fun :)
    Love and hugs
    Lynn xx

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  10. What a fantastic gift for your friends! They will so appreciate all the work that has gone into your album. It's really fantastic! I am also very impressed with your slide show!!

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Your comments are always a joy to me! Thank you for taking the time to leave one!...Nancy :o)