I am so grateful to my blog friends for the support and encouragement that you all give me, especially when I post about the difficult things in my life. I had some lovely messages on yesterday's post about Coffee the guinea pig. Also there were kind messages on the posts about my mum being ill and stuff related to that - and when I looked back at any other posts about difficulties and problems, it was just the same - lots of kind, supportive and helpful messages.
I just want you all to know that it really, honestly does make me feel better. We may only be friends through this strange cyber-world of blog posts, but I really do feel that I am lucky to have you all there, all over the world, yet only a few button-clicks away.
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I know Shimelle says that "Up to Date" or "Keeping Up" is a self-imposed rule, but it is nice to have all my mini-book pages completed, up to yesterday!
I posted about 1st-7th September pages Here.
These are the pages, from 8th to 17th September. The stories behind them are Here.
It's wonderful to have a friend to listen and understand.
Check the FUSE!
I can't resist lovely fabrics (or papers!)
Nothing is better than a quiet day at home with my Boys.
It's amazing how much I can do when there are no distractions!
I really can scrap One 4"x6" photo!
A good Nap can fix a lot of problems!
I am grateful for the gardening team.
I really can not work in this MESS!
Sometimes it's hard to accept that even your Best isn't enough
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I fixed the pages together at the top with hand-stitching, using a brown linen thread that I have for bookbinding. The bottom is fixed with glue under those ribbons! As the binding-side will also be fixed together, I didn't think I needed to apply any adhesive to the sides. The acetate is very stiff and will keep its shape without needing any more sticky stuff.
I also have been making my own embellishments:
As Shimelle said in her prompt on 15th, when you put the pages together, they really do look like a book already!