Nature Board Book

Happy Thursday!  I was up this week at
with this "Thankful For Nature" Board Book that I created with 
"Happy Camper" and "Friendly Forrest" Collections.

Both of the collections are filled with the cutest critters, so I wanted to showcase
 them in the form of a board book!  I started with a couple of 4.5"X5.5" dies by
Top Dog Dies and sheets of heavyweight chipboard.  

I used some assorted alphabet stickers for the cover.

I cut the base pages from 12X12 papers and the oval inset was cut from 6X6 papers...
I love the mix of larger prints with the smaller ones!  

I'ved added some of the new glittered enamel dots, but if you're making the 
book for a smaller child, you may want to try hand-tied buttons or brads instead.

The new "Chippers" chipboard alphas are perfect for spelling out smaller words!

Doodle Pops and stickers layered on with foam adhesive add interest, 
as well as dimension!

Again, if you're making a similar board book for a small child, 
you may also consider laminating the pages and forgoing the dimensional 
embellishments.  Choose critters that are indigenous to your area and go on 
a nature hike scavenger hunt in search of them :)

Check out more Friendly Forrest and Happy Camper projects on 
  1. This right here, my friend, is an EXCELLENT example of what makes you my hero and the best, most talented crafter I know!! What cuteness, this is so well put-together and such a joy to see how you made it with Doodlebug goodness!! I am beyond thrilled to see things that you make and this one had grabbed my heart and will not let go and I cannot smiling from this ABSOLUTE cuteness!!!


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