Friday, September 30, 2011

Pinterest Challenge #1: Book Garland

A dear friend of mine recently had a book themed gender neutral baby shower, and while I couldn't be there, I desperately wanted to make some things that would show her how much she means to me and what a joy her baby will be.

This was one of the first ideas that I came across (from craft goddess Martha Stewart)-- book garland. I loved that I could make the covers any color I wanted. I printed some digital scrapbook paper, cut out little book covers on card stock, then glued in the text pages (designed in Photoshop with an excerpt from Pride and Prejudice!). I also painted wooden clothespins to hang the books off of twine to match the gray and yellow theme of the shower.

Here is my "pinspiration" and my project: