My recent Bloggers Retreat was a chance to meet up with several blogging friends and exchange ideas, learn new techniques, share supplies as well as eat a lot of cake. One blogger generously shared out piles of blank mini-book pages as long as we promised to decorate them using two colours of Distress Ink and share the results on-line. I didn't have time to start during the weekend so I took my blank pages and cardboard covers home and got to work with two of my four shades of Distress Ink ...
... along with some rather tongue in cheek quotes and printed in Type-Ra onto some pages from an old stamp album:
I incorporated a clear page to include a joke that makes me laugh every time:
The pages weren't all exactly the same size so some needed some washi-tape to cover up the joins ...
... while others were fine as they were:
I loved the mix of colours tied together by the repeated font on scissor-distressed and inked stamp album paper:
My embossing folders were a quick and easy way to perk up some plain cardstock too.
Sometimes I could use both sides of the patterned paper for a quote ...
... and sometimes I simply stuck a single-sided piece to another sheet:
Do any of these quotes speak to you? If you do want to take my advice then I'd suggest that: