Hello, Janice here with one of my handmade Christmas gifts for my daughter! I loved the class that Louise designed for our October Getaway and thought it would be ideal for me to pop the photos in place from when she went to Indonesia volunteering earlier this year, and I have left lots of spaces throughout the book for her to add her own, probably very emotional journaling about this once in a lifetime opportunity.
The leather cover really makes this a luxurious finished mini book, fastened in the ‘Midori’ style with elastic cord.
I used letter stickers to give an introduction.
Some of the pages have split pockets where I have included maps of where she traveled to. The technique in the class was to carve houses from rubber stamps – I carved mud huts and the schoool where Katie was helping to educate the children in personal hygiene.
Plenty of space throughout the book for the photos and journal spots where she can add her memories.
I am sure this will be a present that she will treasure always!