Thursday, 18 June 2009

Mottisfont thru the year!

A few months ago whilst browsing the net I was inspired by something I saw to make an album out of oddments of paper, scrapbooking paper, wallpaper, book pages...anything I could get my hands on. The result was this little album with pages of varying sizes and quality. So what to do with it?

I am lucky to live just a short distance from one of the National Trust sites...Mottisfont...so I decided to document some of the garden changes and wildlife seen at Mottisfont throughout the year. Each month I pop up there and practise my photography skills and then put the best half dozen or so photos into the album but the beauty of this is that I am able to practise some artistic techniques at the same time. I don't want it to be just like a scrapbooking album.

I have now completed pages for March April and May and will add some of those over the next few days but here is the album.





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6 comments:

Carmen said...

I love this Julie - it's so unusual and pretty. All the different textures and prints. It works so well. The bords are beautiful did you handcut them?

Sue said...

oh Julie, I'm loving the look of this album, just gorgeous.

Pam M said...

Oh jules this is gorgeous, can't wait to see it evolve

Lisa Dawn said...

it's a beautiful book Julie. did you bind it yourself?

Wendy said...

great book Jules. I especially love the page with the 3 ladies dressed all in their finery! It is going to be a great. Did you bink it yourself?

Eleanor said...

Just loving these winky wonky pages. Something else to go on my to do list. Look forward to seeing it as the months go by.
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