The Earth Has Music by Alison Hall


Hi Everyone! It's Alison here today, with a mini acrylic book project. There's a sneak peek inside, of a new That's Crafty! stamp set from Lynne Moncrieff that has its debut on Hochanda TV this Friday.


Carabelle Studio Stamp Sets - Mini Textures & The Earth Has Music by Birgit Koopsen
'New' That's Crafty! Clear Stamp Set - Lynne Moncrieff's Affirmations Set 2 (Released Fri)
PaperArtsy Fresco Finish Acrylic Paint - Mermaid, Guacamole, Rose, Snowflake
Pink Organza Ribbon


1. I selected two of the 2 inch square acrylic shapes from the pack, then peeled off the protective film from one side of each piece. Using Fresco Finish paints, I stamped some images from Birgit's stamp sets. I also stamped a little frame around the edges, this time using Jet Black Stazon. Once everything was dry, I painted over the top with a couple of coats of Snowflake Fresco.

2. Once the Snowflake Fresco was dry, I turned the acrylic shapes over, peeled off the protective films, then stamped the quote from The Earth Has Music with black Stazon. I stamped some sprigs with guacamole and mermaid Fresco, and also with black Stazon. I then sponged the edges of the acrylic shapes with the black Stazon.

3. To make the pages of my book, I took a piece of watercolour cardstock, 1.5 x 6 inches, then folded at 1.5 inch intervals. I added some colour and stamping with Fresco Paints, black Stazon and Birgit's stamps, finishing off with one of Lynne Moncrieff's lovely new quotes.

4. To finish, I used Glossy Accents to glue the pages to the acrylic covers, trapping lengths of pink organza ribbon in between. You can get a lovely curly effect by heating organza ribbon with a heat gun. 

I love making mini books, and I hope I've inspired you today!

Don't forget to watch the talented Neil Burley, demonstrating for That's Crafty! on Hochanda TV this Friday. Shows are at 7am and 11am.

Alison x

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  1. oh I love this little book Alison!

  2. Such a gorgeous little book. xxx

  3. Oooh such a yummy little book
    Donna xx

  4. Gorgeous little book Alison and a fab idea too, very creative.
    Fliss xx

  5. Wow Alison, this is so beautiful. Some goood tips too. Off to heat up some ribbon. Looking forward to the shows on Friday. Lynne's stamps look exciting too. Xx

  6. i am definitely inspired, i love this sweet little book! also i am fascinated by the acrylic squares, will have to take a look at those. xo

  7. Lovely work, Alison, so beautiful and such great text too. xx

  8. Fabulous idea, beautifully executed, love it
    Amanda x

  9. A stunning tiny book, Alison - beautiful work with Lynne's affirmations too.
    Alison x

  10. Beautiful just what I need inspiration xxxx


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