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Valentinebook

hey bloggers!  hope you enjoyed today's earlier post of the great valentine project from my favorite gypsy girls. 

UPDATE:  congrats to the winner of a set of distress stains from yesterday's post.  please email me your contact info to get them out to you.  thanks again everyone for posting your comments…
I'm Lovin it! 7 Gypsy's and Tim Holtz, does it get any better, I think not!
Posted by: khjune64 February 12, 2011 7:29 AM

as promised, here's a little valentine project of my own to share.  it started out as a step by step but half way through i decided it was much better to show this one in a video.  hope you find a little inspiration to share the love this valentine's day…enjoy…t!m

supplies used: seasonal paper stash, seasonal salvage stickers, tissue tape, paper rosette, numerals, adage tickets, charm clips, locket keys, trimmings

 

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651 Comments to “share the love…”

  1. Sue says:

    The tissue tape makes this book sooo easy. A little “love” letter that is dated and signed would be perfect for one of those pockets. It would become an heirloom to share with your children! If you made one every year it could become a tradition! Thanks for the video. Great as always!

  2. Marge (mer) says:

    What a SWEET little Valentine book & so sweet of you to take the time to do the video to show us just how to make one for our Sweetie! Thank you SOOO much!!! Happy V-Day to you & yours!!!

  3. Michael Farrell says:

    Wow! What an easy idea! I’ve never seen you make a book before! Thanks for sharing the technique! Have a great Valentine’s day!
    Michael

  4. Jan Metcalf says:

    T!m, you never cease to AMAZE!! Love the idea you can put little gifts inside the book!

  5. Nancy Bates says:

    I’d never seen this done before & I love it.
    Your video was perfect in explanation.
    Thanks – going to busy myself & make one today.

  6. Amy Smith says:

    What an easy yummy little book! Thanks for sharing!

  7. Theresa says:

    Very clever! I have made dozens of these little books but not like this. I will have to make another one today and play with the embellishments. Thanks for the ideas.

  8. Just a fun and simple idea. I am going to make one this weekend for monday! Thanks!And by the way that little tissue tape dispenser is so cute!

  9. Cindy Rozek says:

    WOW – sooooooo cute ! And I can make it today and not be late for Valentines day! Thank you so much. Have a happy Valentines Day Tim & Mario !

  10. Terri says:

    I love it Tim!

  11. Cristina says:

    Fantastic! Thanks for the great video! I’ve never made one of these and it’s really fun!

  12. paula says:

    OMG where do you get all of these ideas? And how do you find the time? I love the book, and the ease of putting it together! Thanks Tim!!

  13. Jodi says:

    What a great idea, will definitely use in the future for many holidays…it’s so versatile!! Can’t wait to get my hands on that tape dispenser…:)

  14. Nathalie says:

    Just adorable. Love it!

  15. Faith says:

    So cute! I’ve seen these before but never tried one – you make me want to run and grab a 12×12 and fold! Thanks T!m – nice project. Happy Valentine’s Day!

  16. AsilisA MaM says:

    great project! inspiration ideas – justv love it! thakns for sharing with us

  17. Lori says:

    Great little book!

  18. Barb says:

    As always love it.. !

  19. Love these little books and have made a few but with chipboard covers – I really lile how this has been simplified 😀 wayyyyyy cool 😀
    Julie xx

  20. Jenn Stewart says:

    Great video, thanks for sharing. I can’t wait to try making this book.

  21. Evelyn L says:

    Nice project idea. TFS

  22. diana says:

    i love it!!! i am going to try to make one of these tomorrow!!! thank you very much for sharing it with us and the video!!
    HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY!!!

  23. Cheryl Simmons says:

    This is an excellent project. Now I need written instructions please for my ‘Tim Holtz Project Book’. Can hardly wait to have all the new goodies in my studio.

  24. Great tutorial, I love the way you explain things soooooo well 🙂 I have made similar using A4 paper but I do like the idea of the 12×12, thanks.

  25. Vickie LH says:

    Timely little project for a perfect Valentine gift, and an idea I can use all year! Thank you, Tim!

  26. WOW! Thanx for sharing this mini book. What a cute project!

  27. Lila says:

    I have never see this book made before. How awesome is that! I had this new paper stack and was waiting to see what you did w/ it. Gonna make one of these today. Thanks for the ideas!!!!

  28. Melissa Minor says:

    Great video and great project. I needed a kick in the pants, and here it is!

  29. MonicaB says:

    Love these mini work of arts! Thanks for sharing.

  30. Erika Eriksson says:

    Happy Valentine´s Day Tim! 🙂

  31. Barb M. says:

    Well, I know what I am making this weekend! Thank you!

  32. Brenda B says:

    Great Take on an oldie…Love it!

  33. Can’t get enough, Tim.. More more more!

  34. Dorothy says:

    Very cool!!!
    Happy Valentines Day!!!

  35. Pam Loris says:

    Thanks so much for the tutorial! Love this!!

  36. Sue W. says:

    Since I’ve been procrasitinating, this will make the perfect Valentines Day gift for my hubby. Thank you once again for the inspiration, t!m!

  37. Kathy Gledsdale says:

    Great video thanks

  38. Karen in Canton, MI says:

    This solves my dilemna about Valentines for my husband and a special friend! Very cool project! Thanks for taking the time to produce the video.

  39. Wanda H says:

    Love it!!!! Way cool using the tissue tape!!!

  40. Michele L says:

    Thanks for showing this as a video Tim. I’ve made this book before and your instructions were perfect! Love your results. The little pockets are so much fun!

  41. Thanks for sharing the love 😉

  42. pat d says:

    Thanks Tim. Great project for this snowy day!

  43. I haven’t made one of those books in ages; we used to call them “meander” books, because as you fold you meander your way around the paper. Very very fun, and using the tissue tape to finish it off is brilliant!
    Eileen in NYC

  44. Carole says:

    Oh wow, never seen this before and i love it! I’m off to make one now 🙂
    thanks Tim, you’re always so inspiring

  45. Gloria Nunn says:

    Thanks so much Tim! The little book is awesome!

  46. what fun! Going to try this today! I love it when you said this same “3 square ‘thing'” – you’re so technical, tim! LOL!

  47. love this! thanx for sharing, have to get me some tissue tape….

  48. Bambi Pro says:

    Great Video. Thank you for inspiring.

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