Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Christmas in July - Winter Coin Book!

Well, down to the last installment of Christmas in July. Today I have a Winter themed coin book to share with you. If you've never messed with a coin book before I highly suggest giving one a try. It's so much fun trying to come up with small photos, charms, embellishments, etc. to fill in all of those nifty little holes!

Any coin book will work but I like the ones with larger holes...quarter or half dollar books are my fav's.

Since this is a pretty personalized craft I'm not going to add any instructions, you can pretty much just do whatever feels good. There are no limits to the goodies you can add or techniques you can employ ~ just relax, experiment and have fun!

Here is my Winter Themed Coin Book....

Winter Coin Book 003

Winter Coin Book 006

Winter Coin Book 009

Winter Coin Book 005

Winter Coin Book 007

Winter Coin Book 008

Winter Coin Book 010

Neat huh? You could spend as much or as little time as you want/have on one of these books. They would make great gifts for family or friends who live near or far! Remember by varying the themes and color schemes these books would also make awesome gifts for Birthdays, Anniversaries, or virtually any occasion!

Now, as a final Christmas/Winter hurrah you have until 7-21 to post at which time I'll draw a winner for a surprise pack of all sorts of winter/Christmas embellishments :)

Good Luck Everyone!!

12 comments:

  1. What a great idea. I love the colours and all the details of your beautiful little book. Thank you for the chance to win and for sharing this idea with us.

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  2. That is a great idea - Love you project, it is beautiful

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  3. such a cute idea! tyvm...really cute book..ty cher

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  4. What a lovely book! The colours you chose are perfect for a snowy blast. I will have to start huntin for these little coin books...so many ideas inspired by your project! Thanks!

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  5. The book is just beautiful. What a great idea for a coin book!

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  6. awesome idea! woudl never have come up with it myself! thanks for the chance!

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  7. What great colors! Very wintry! Love it! and using a coin book is a fab idea!

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  8. Great idea! What a gorgeous book. Love the blue! Truly inspiring as usual. Thanks for the chance to win.

    Val
    bigsister_val at hotmail dot com

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  9. What a great idea. I love all of the textures and the colours are fab.
    Pam (Dover,UK)

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  10. love the idea... i have one that i've never used.. but once you put words to art, man the ideas are flying around in the vacant space between the ears!

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  11. I am so enjoying your Christmas in July ideas...the coin book is too cute for words..btw, anxiously awaiting your book!

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  12. I just love winter, snow, etc. I can't wait to try this out with a couple of coin holders I have laying around. I knew there was some reason I bought them lol.

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Thanks for your thoughts and comments!