Can you tell that this has been rushed? HA HA HA shut up
So my boyfriend asked me to do a very quick birthday card for a coworker he was friends with who was having his birthday the next day. I quickly whipped this up, so this will be a very short blog post too.
As always, I drafted out a layout in Photoshop. A stripy colorful background, a blue banner with “happy birthday” on it, a cupcake image, a blue background for that cupcake, and a white square for a white border for that blue background. Printed those out on textured white card stock, and cut out the individual pieces. Arranged the whole thing on a cream-colored cardstock and we’re done!
Yes, I own a Kindle, and I’m about to carve out a book to make a Kindle case out of it. No, I don’t hate books.
The Kindle is a very convenient device for someone like me who likes to read and travel a lot. It’s very slim, but nothing compares to the feel and weight of a real book made of paper, so why not make a Kindle case out of it and maybe I can still have that fragrant old book smell?
My first Kindle case when I got the device a year ago was also a DIY case made by my boyfriend, Niko. It was made of cold press illustration board and gumtape.
The old case. Niko’s pretty crafty.
It served me well but Niko and I decided it has gotten to old and ratty and we were both feeling a little crafty so a new case was made and here’s the how we made it.