Saturday, April 4, 2015

Typography Inspirational Book

Lately I have been obsessed with Graphic 45 papers.  The designs are unique and beautiful and the paper is high quality.  Typography was among the pads of paper that I ordered recently.  The paper has inspirational messages like "It's a Good Day to have a Good Day." and the some of the images used are from Toulouse-Lautrec's paintings, including a Jane Avril image. I like this paper so much that I ended up ordering two pads and the coordinating chip board tags.

I thought Typography would make an interesting cover for the current inspirational book that I am working on. I wanted a more traditional bound book and found the Prima, Frank Garcia, Memory Hardware Rectangle Chip board Journal.  I found the book on a recent trip to Photo Scraps in Eldersburg, MD, but have had trouble finding it on-line. I need three more books for up coming projects, so I called Photo Scraps and asked them to order the books for me.

Front cover using Typography paper and chip board tags.

Book spine.

Here's a few more pages from the book-only ten more to go before it's finished.  Lapin Jardinier is from last year's Father's Day card and the flowers are hydragena's made using the Matha Stewart paper punch.

Lapin Jardinier

The fishing page uses elements from Graphic 45 Typography paper pad, card stock cut outs from a beach themed paper, Martha Stewart Crab paper punch, Stampendous light blue Color Fragments and sea shells that I found on the beach on Marco Island.  Everything is glued down with Mod Podge Hard Coat and then coated the entire page with Mod Podge once the page was dry.