For today's project I created a Busy Book to keep little ones entertained. I've had an idea to create a Busy Book with a Clear Scrap album for awhile now, but once I started flipping through my Stampendous stamps for the Stampendous Clear Scrap Week the ideas started flowing.
Clear Scraps Acrylic Wave Album became the base for my project. I used Stampendous Cling The Look to create a braiding page.
The hair is embroidery floss that has been dyed with alcohol ink refills. I created bundles of hair and adhered them to the top of the scalp with Fabric Tac.
The next page is a woodland forest scene for kids to play with. The stamps have been stamped on paper and adhered to chipboard for stability. I die cut the stamped animals out. Additional animals were die cut from magnetic sheet and adhered to the chipboard animals. My original plan was to have magnetic sheet behind the forest scene so kids could play directly on it, but the magnetic sheets were not powerful enough to hold the animals with pattern paper between the two. Time for Plan B... kids can play with the animals in the forest scene and then store them on a magnetic sheet on the adjoining page.
For the next page, I adhered the pattern paper behind the acrylic so the page can become a wipe-off board to pratice ABC's. Wipe-off markers easily wipe off the acrylic.
Adjacent to the Practice ABC's page is a Lace Up page. I cut two 1 inch by 4 inch pieces of acrylic from Clear Scraps Blank Sheet. I sanded them and punched holes down the sides. I adhered both pieces down with tape, leaving a slight gap behind the two pieces. Thread a piece of thin ribbon through the holes and lace.
- Clear Scraps Acrylic Wave Album, Blank Sheet
- Stampendous (Cling The Look, Cling Build a Bouquet, Cling Pop Up Forest, Pop Up Forest Die Cut Set, Tiny Alphabet)
- Beacon (Zip Dry, Fabric Tac)
- May Arts Ribbon
- Spectrum Noir markers
- other (beads, embroidery floss, pattern paper, alphabet stickers)
Now its time to hop! Be sure to leave some love on all the blogs in the hop for a chance to win a sweet prize! Next stop on on your hop today is to Janelle's blog.
This is absolutely the most amazing incredible idea, Wendy! You rocked this project, everything is so much fun for little hands to stay quiet! I want one! LOL
Thank you for sharing your acrylic expertise and awesome talent with us this week.
OH! MY! GOODNESS! What a fabulous idea!!!! I am definitely making one of these for my granddaughter! This is such an Genius idea!!!! She is going to love it!! Especially the hair technique!!! Fantabulisciousness! Thanks for the inspiration!
Your album is spectacular. I love the hair on the lady.
Glad you were able to bring two great companies together for a wonderful hop.
thanks for sharing
firstname.lastname@example.org - Illinois
What a super cool idea. I love all the little elements you added. TFS
Love all the fun
pages to work with
and so cute.
Carla from Utah
OMG! This is so cute! What a great idea!
This is so clever! Love all the little details, and so cute!
so amazing and creative!
Such a fun idea! Love the originality and all of the details that went into this book.
WOWSERS!! I am AMAZED at your FABULOUS AND CLEVER INTERACTIVE ALBUM!!! You are crazy talented!! And the best mommy ever to have thought and made this! Great idea for the braided hair and so artist too!!
I thought I had replied on this project, but I don't see my comment here now. (shrug...) Really love this wonderful and creative project. The braiding page is adorable!!
jwoolbright at gmail dot com
Wow. So creative and pretty.
The Busy Book is such a perfect idea for learning!
What an awesome idea! Thanks for sharing.
What a fun idea--would be great for my grandchildren.
Sue in Ohio
Just love all the details!
Love this! So pretty!
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