Challenge #27 at the Left Of Center Blog: – Delicious Doodles – Favourite book 8

This time round I have chosen to use La Rosa Muerta from Delicious Doodles, and as the theme is -Favourite Book, I chose ‘Queen of the Damned’ By Ann Rice as my inspiration…
I made a book card following a tutorial on Cat’s Blog

To make the book, I used 280 gsm black cardstock for the pages, and a thicker onyx shine cardstock for the cover, from Anna Marie Designs. the black papers are from the papermania bexley Black collection 

and the red paper came in a mixed craft bag I got some time ago.
the frame, fleur de lis strip and medallions are Sizzix die cuts, and the medalions have vintage brads in the middle.
I used my promarkers to colour the image, and peel offs to finish the corners. the sticker on the spine was one out of a packet given to me, and the title of the book was printed on pearlescent card and then antiqued with vintage photo stain.

I hope you like it, I am more than slightly in love with it!

wanting to play at : anything goes die cuts things with wings – must use a digi Anything goes
anything goes , sister act card challenge

About rachel Gillham

I'm a twenty something mad cat lady, with a rescue cat and a passion for all things crafting... You can often find me tinkering with one or other of my machines, making cards, vinyl decals for items, or doodling quietly.

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June Houck

This is an amazing project! I am so happy you linked your beautiful art at Cut It Up!

Cut It Up Challenge Blog

This is stunning. Gorgeous work!!

Thanks for joining our Anything Goes challenge at Cut it Up!


Thank you Jan 🙂

Jan Ltc

This is fabulous xx Jan

Croms' Cubby Hole

just gorgeous! wonderful inspirational piece xx


Thank you sweetie 😀


Your book is just amazing Rachel! I've been dying to make one of these but they look so complicated. Fabulous project with Teri's great image. xxD


Donna it is unbelievably simple! If you type book into the search bar on the blog i linked to,cahe has an easy to follow tutorial..its one i saw when i first started crafting and thought I couldnt do as they had made the tut really complicated!