Sunday, July 11, 2010

It's Finished

I have finished my Journal that I made in Carole's class and have been waiting for a good day to take some photos but I ended up having to take them inside using a daylight lamp to try and get some light on the subject.
I think if you click on the photos you will be able to get a better look at them.
This is the front cover ------




and the back cover-------
The added bit on the side is because I cut the fabric a bit too small but I think it looks ok--an extra embellishment we will call it.




This is what it looks like when it is lying down-------


Here is the inside front cover ----------



and the inside back cover----------





I wanted to add some quotes about flowers so I asked a dear friend of mine to write them in for me because she has the most beautiful handwriting.When she had finished I asked her to write something from her which is what you can see here.
A wonderful class--with a wonderful teacher and I think I have ended up with a wonderful journal.
Thanks Carole

22 comments:

Suztats said...

It looks lovely!

Nancy said...

Nice work! This looks wonderful. Had to laugh... I did the same thing on the back cover and had to add in a piece. I thought for sure the fabric was right-sized. I'm amazed at all the lovely bits of lace and fabrics our class members have to place in their journals. Mine will be shown soon.

Jenxo said...

oh its beautifiul doreen, what a treasure you will have for always....and i like happy accidents, it looks like it was meant to be...

Heather said...

I think you've ended up with a wonderful journal too Doreen. I have seen a couple of others on different blogs and am sure they will all become family heirlooms - they are beautiful and Carole must be proud of her students. Great workshop.

Ati. said...

So very beautiful Doreen! What a treasure that your friend wrote in it, maybe this is the first writing of many friends?
I am so happy that I found the class on your blog :)
Mine is ready too, I shall post photos tomorrow on the class blog and a few on my blog too.
See you in the class. LOL

Dotti said...

It is sooooo romantic and vintage looking Doreen. I just love what you have done! I'm still embellishing pages and covers!

Kris said...

Absolutely enchanting! The fabrics give it such wonderful texture.

Pat said...

Here, here,to all the above. You must/should be pleased.

Maggie R said...

Hi Doreen...
Love how you did your journal.
I saw Marva's and loved it too so I have just signed up.
Hope I can do as good a job as you gals..
Thanks for sharing
xoxo
((((hugs))))
Maggie

kiwicarole said...

Doreen, you DO have a gorgeous journal! I totally love the covers -I couldn't have made them better myself!!

Aussie Jo said...

It looks just gorgeous Doreen; are they family photos??

Janet said...

Doreen, your journal is beautiful beyond words. You have that magic touch when it comes to working with fabric.

I hope you're feeling better.

Magpie's Mumblings said...

There's no way a silly billy could have created that piece of art! I know it was created by a great artist (namely YOU!!). Now I've made you ill with all the sappy goo I will go on to say just how much I like your journal. Great job!!

Micki said...

Doreen, your journal has turned out so lovely. A treasure for sure.

Val said...

Absolutely wonderful my friend - just beautiful, and sooooooo feminine! I just love your friend's artistic addition too. It really was a super class, and thanks for pointing me in that direction as well.

Maureen said...

A lovely Journal Doreen, you must be thrilled with it!!

maggi said...

This is gorgeous Doreen.

linda stokes said...

Love your journal Doreen! Well done.

Jacquelines blog said...

I love it!!!!

Lorraine @ creativedaily said...

Lovely journal Doreen!

Dot said...

Lot's to catch up with your blog :). You have done a gorgeous job with this journal. Hope I get to see it in person one day.
Dot xx

Linda said...

My favourite one......you are so talented Doreen.