making history

Tuesday, March 15, 2022

Making History

 Yield: 1 (very over-stuffed) Folio

Wet Ingredients:

Ink – Alcohol Mushroom; Alloy Gilded; Archival Ground Espresso; Distress Walnut Stain

Other – Collage Medium (matte); Fluid Retarder; Gesso (black); Grit Paste

Crayons – Distress Walnut Stain

Paint – Distress Fired Brick, Ground Espresso

Spray Stain –Distress Walnut Stain

Dry Ingredients:

Tag/Structure – #8 Etcetera Tag, Accordion Folio

Card Stock – Backdrops Vol 3.; Kraft Stock (blackout)

Embossing – Distress Glaze Antique Linen

Hardware – Adornments (Foundry & Stars); Factory Tags, Gadget Gears, Gauge Frames, Index Clips, Industrial Gears; Long Fasteners, Machine Heads, Mini Fasteners, Mini Flair, Optical Lens, Story Sticks, Swivel Clasps, Tiny Clips, Washers, Word Keys, Word Plaques

Paperie – File Cards; Flashcards; Ephemera (Field Notes, Memoir); Ephemera Snippets (Curator, Labels, Number Strips); Gauge Dials; Paper Dolls (Mini & Portraits); Pocket Cards; Salvaged Tags; Stencil Cards; Urban Layers

Other – Design Tapes (trims), Linen Tape (Patchwork), Remnant Rubs Eccentric

Ribbon – Hemp Cord, Thread


Other – Heat Tool, Media Mat, Sandpaper (80), Steel Wool

Dies – Corner Rounding Punch


























  1. Vicki this is so amazing! My mind is blown xxx

  2. Brilliant tutorial - the cut up gauges are one of my favorite parts! I also love how you made that kraft stock look like leather. Just so many good parts to the book! So well done Vicki!

  3. absolutely amazing, love the leather look of the kraftstock and all the grungy delicious details, brilliant tutorial xxx

  4. Bravo, bravo....hands clapping with shouts of joy...LOL...Yes, it is that so many parts, now I just need to make me a version of it....all the hearts or should I say #mypile....

  5. Amazing!!!!! Thanks for the tutorial. Going to try this one.

  6. Holy macro,this is indeed a lot of fun times putting this together. You did an awesome job. Thank you for sharing all your ideas.It’s a great project. ❤️

  7. So fabulous and so much involved. I'm like you, folios and mini books are hard for me but when you make one you put your soul into it. Love all the process photos.

  8. Incredible! You've made that black cardstock into a aged leather! When you open it, I saw that gentleman and I had an entire story go on in my head about him! Brilliant!


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