Thursday, January 7, 2010

License Plate Books



THE party of the year is our art club Christmas party...I'm still talking about it!  One of the gifts given this year was a license plate book kit from Alice Arterburn.  The Zutter was used for making  holes in the plates as well as the pages.  The photos I'm sharing  are of both my book and my daughter's book.  The above shot is a side view of my book.  It is divided in sections and features calendar pages, a notes section, address pages and papers for sketching.  Scrapbook paper was used to cover the inside of the tags as well as the divider pages.



This is a front view of Clarissa's book.  All the plates are from the great state of Tennessee!  TennGRITS (Tennessee Girls Rubberstamping in the South) was organized over ten years ago and so it was fitting for all the plates to be from Tennessee.  The "perfect closures" used are from Zutter.  The leather strap comes in a light tan color but we stained ours with black Stazon.  These would look great in a multitude of colors especially when paired with a different coil color.  The coils are 1 1/4" due to the bulk of the book.





Alice created all the pages in the kit.  If you'd like to know more about the pages, feel free to contact Alice for more information.



I love the detail of using brads in the holes of the tag.  Great touch!





This was a great project for our January meeting and such a great idea to give as a kit.  I think there's several more license plate books in my future!

6 comments:

Trudy Callan said...

What a cool idea. I think I'll see if my husband can turn our old license plates into books.

Leslie Anderson said...

Awesome Diane

Linda said...

I love it. My husband had to have new tags this year on his vehicle and he threw the old ones in the trash... needless to say to this group...I retrieved them! Did a blue or pink Zutter make those holes?

Dianne said...

Linda..a blue one was used but it was TIGHT.

DanaJKalman said...

GREAT........................................

Lorraine said...

love this clever idea..I got married in Vegas and have a licence plate saying just wed! will have to see what I can do!