Monday, June 29, 2009

It's Always a Good Time To Read a Book!

Happy Monday everyone!

Well I am officially exhausted! We just got back from Jason's family reunion yesterday. It was such a great trip hanging out with family and kicking back! We did lots of great things with the kids, but boy was it hot!!!!! The temps were close to 100 everyday and the humidity had to be in the 1000% range! LOL! But it was worth it all to see everyone!

That being said, I have a quick post for you today. Since it is Monday, that means it is Little Paper Shop Monday! I have a fun little gift idea to share with you and a sketch challenge I will be posting later today!

First up is my gift idea which is a simple paperback book cover. I have to admit, I love to read romance novels but sometimes the covers are a little risque, so what better way to hide it than a book cover!


Don't you just love Jena sitting on this book! She is so sweet and cute!!! The apple though sends me over the edge!!! Any hoo, I started this project by making a book cover out of card stock, cardboard and ribbon. If you would like to know the instructions, simply e-mail me and I will forward them. For the cover, I started off by printing {Jena Book} by Little Paper Shop on white card stock and colored her in using my copics. Next I layered on brown, pink and orange card stock along with DP from American crafts. To finish my card off, I added a brown ribbon and three buttons to the top. I actually gave this to my mother-in-law and she loved it! I am so happy!

And for our contest this week we have another great sketch....and we'd love for you to play along! Remember to leave a comment on today's post at the LPS Blog and also use keyword LPSC22 if you're uploading to SCS or PCP :)

The prize this week? Well, since we are ALL about the cupcakes this week at LPS, you can WIN Katie Cupcake! One random winner will be selected from the entries of this week's challenge....good luck!

Thanks everyone for stopping by! Lots of Smiles!

14 comments:

eggette said...

Janna, What a fabulous idea! Not that I ever have time to read anymore, but I love it!

Danni said...

Oh this is clever and cute!! Wonderful, wonderful job!

the whimsical butterfly said...

This is AMAZINGLY cute! GORGEOUS!

Sabrina aka okimom2girlz said...

Janna, this is another breathtaking creation of yours!!!! LOVE IT!!!You just blow me away. Hugs, Sabrina:D

Riet said...

What a beautiful creation Janna,l love the image and papers.

Hugs riet.x

WickedPixie said...

Welcome back Janna! This is a great idea (and yours is adorable too!) My DH likes to read my supernatural chick books(Kim Harrison, Laurel K Hamilton, etc.) but is embarrassed to be seen reading them! :-) Traci

Julia said...

Wonderful idea! Love the colors you used too.

Tasha Hickert said...

Great idea! I love how you pulled the colors all together--even the buttons match. Fab coloring as usual.

Mary(OhioMary) said...

Oh gosh this is such a great idea! You did a fabulous job with the cover...so what exactly are you reading Janna? LOL!

Christi said...

This is too cute!! I love the colors!!

Alysabeth said...

Okay this book is a show stopper! The colours are so crisp and sharp. Your colouring is SUPERB!

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

This is so cute Janna!!! Love your colors!! What a great cover!! Gorgeous coloring!

Cassie said...

this is such a terrific idea janna! and i love your execution of it!! terrific job!

Carolina said...

What a sweet, sweet cover! I need to get my hands on this adorable image - thanks for sharing your wonderful idea...you were sure missed!