hello Gorgeous

Hi everyone! Happy Hump Day! Today is my post day on the Paper Wings Productions blog and I’m excited to share a DT inspiration project using the Vintage Domino Melange, Vintage Melange and Sayings and Sentiments stamp sets. I created a fun accordion style birthday book with a twine bow closure.


I cut the accordion base from kraft cardstock. I then cut the cover pieces and all the background pieces with a stitched rectangle die. I stamped the large flourish from the Vintage Melange stamp set on the front and back covers in brown ink. The front and inside sentiments are both from the Sayings and Sentiments stamp set. I heat embossed the front sentiment in gold, cut the two words apart and affixed them to the front above and below the twine line.


I stamped all nine domino-sized images from the Vintage Domino Melange stamp set on kraft cardstock and colored each with Spectrum Noir markers in a very basic fashion. I cut each image with a slightly smaller stitched rectangle die, layered each one onto a brown die cut and then adhered them to the accordion base. The birthday sentiment on the last panel is also from the Sayings and Sentiments stamp set, and is small enough to leave room to sign the book! ;)


Here are closer shots of the images. What a super fun project – and I’m thrilled with how it turned out!


Paper Wings Productions products used:
Vintage Domino Melange stamp set
Vintage Melange stamp set
Sayings and Sentiments stamp set

Other products used:
Cardstock/Paper: Stampin’ Up Early Espresso cardstock, Marco’s Brown Bag cardstock
Ink: Memento Rich Cocoa ink, Versamark; Spectrum Noir- DR1, DR2, FS9, )R2, BT5, DG3, CT4, PL4, TN7
Dies/Punches: Memory Box Stitched Rectangle Layers dies
Accessories: Tim Holtz Stamp Platform, Studios Blackbird Natural Twine, Ranger Super Fine Detail Gold embossing powder

I hope you’ve enjoyed today’s project! Be sure to check out all the fun stamps and other goodies at Paper Wings Productions! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you next time!

Scrappy hugs,

Author: Leslie

I'm definitely what one could consider a crafting junkie! I love making cards, 3-D projects (especially paper shoes, mini albums and gift bags), mixed media projects, altering items, as well as occasional beading and making jewelry! Fortunately, hubby is very supportive! Life is good! :D

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