You may recall back along that I mentioned a Book Of Promises that I was making for Connor's Girlfriend Amelia. Well her Birthday has been and gone and so I can share it with you. Once again my paper mountain came up trumps when he told me that she liked green and mustard...of course I could lay my hands on papers featuring those colours!! I did consider cutting the pages by hand but, here's the thing, I had my eye on a Hunkydory Memory Book die set and when I researched it found that it was reduced so just had to get it!! It was SO worth it!!
I was incredibly proud of him for thinking up such a thoughtful and unique present.
The front and back were covered in the same papers and I chose a dark chocolate coloured Centura pearl card for her name that was die cut using CC letter dies. I happened to have some binder rings that I added tons of ribbon to for decoration. Amelia is not a girly girl so I left the embellishments at that!!
Connor's original brief was to have tear out pages but I managed to persuade him that pockets to hold tags would be far better and then she was able to keep the whole gift intact. I somehow managed to use a different co-ordinating paper for each of the pages and pockets. The pages and tags were cream linen card and I found cream pearl paper that I typed the promises on to.
One of my favourites was his suggestion to grab a blanket and a picnic and watch the sunset from the boot of the car. I think he gets his romantic notions from his old Mum!!
There were twenty pockets in all and the last contained the promise of a holiday, once we are let out again!! As you can imagine she was thrilled to bits and I understand that a few have been redeemed already!!
Thank you for stopping by. See you soon xx
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