05 May, 2015

MINI BOOK & BOX by Annette

Hello All,  Annette here wishing you
a very warm welcome to Meg’s Garden Blog …
 Today I’d like to share my little album & box set created with 
The Butterfly Garden Collection 
A beautiful & delicate collection.
a gorgeous book kit available printed or ready to download
a mini pack totally ready for the lovers of mini papers
5 papers 12x12"+4x12" strip for the scrapbookers 
a Cut & Create Ephemera for all
The box was originally a MP3 player box with magnetic closure …
 I covered the box with striped paper
the top is trimmed with calico, tea died muslin &edged with cream lace& cream pearled lace.
 A bouquet of white rose buds ,vine, brass butterfly trimmed with pearls 
are all held in place with a brass trim bent into shape & a large pearl brad. 
The side has a brass knob trim …
 the lid is lined with ‘Les Papillons”paper and the base with cream calico & edged with lace.

I was inspired by a book created by my friend Julianne McKenna de Lumen, thanks Jules xx
The little book is held with a paper ring.. created with a die cut doiley, circle of paper machine stitched , fussy cut flowers, satin roses paper flowers, I embossed a silver butterfly gold added pearls to enhance, gold lace, hat pins & metallic Hope tag. All edges are inked & machine stitched. 
 The front cover of the book has no adornment..
 Pgs 1& 2 
 Open pg 2 to reveal centre page.. with frame, fussy cutting doiley, muslin & butterfly
& pg 3 with key hole, clock & butterfly

Pg 1 flips up revealing pearled heart & silver key 
trimmed with flowers & skeleton leaves, lace & paper doiley.
Lower page is more fussy cutting ,a photo corner & vine.
Pg 3 flips down to show photo corner, vine, brass trim.
Lower page has lined paper for journaling with butterfly &inked doiley 
photo showing all pages opened out
 the Butterfly book kit 
The collection of papers is designed for all butterfly lovers.
Flowers & butterflies drift into colour, illuminating spring.
The pages have been prepared so that you can mix & match the papers as you like by using contrasting or similar styles. Each individual page is 5.5x8.5".
The cover & cover liners are 11x8.5"
 Mini Rosebuds - white gt-wh
 Cherry Blossoms cherry
Emporer pins 
Thanks for visiting Meg's Garden Blog 
stay a while & admire the work of my fellow team mates 
I'm sure you'll be inspired by their creativity
Happy Scrapping 
Hugz Annette 


  1. This is so beautiful! Love it! Great work!

  2. Awesome work,so much to look at!

  3. An elegant and beautiful project Annette and even more stunning IRL. I especially love the decorated closure for the mini book and the front of the box. Divine 💕

    1. thank you Helen, such a delight to meet you & was sorry not to say goodbye .. hugz

  4. This is absolutely beautiful Annette!! Love the vintage look and the gorgeous belly band for the booklet!! Stunning work!! xx

  5. Wow is all I can say. The colours the layout the everything. This is just stunning. Great job.