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Topic: Concert Series (Bluegrass Nights at the Ryman) Ticket Scrapbook - semi pic heavy  (Read 10538 times)
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« on: May 09, 2015 06:56:09 PM »

This is the product of several book making workshops over the past few years.  Last year, they had one for making "pocket" books.  The instructor had bits and pieces of various items we could use to cover chipboard as a front and back.  After I saw a Hatch Show Print, this idea actually popped into my head as we go to this concert series every year.  I hadn't gotten around to creating the books yet though.  I knew I wanted a hard cover/book board (from yet another class) instead of what we did for these books.  Eventually I do plan on going back and doing the previous years, but I wanted this one ready for 2015 for the inserts!  What I came up with is as follows....

Front cover with spine title for putting on a bookcase.
 

When you open the book, you go inside the Ryman Auditorium (where the series is held) from the stage view....
   

Inside the book...(Disclosure: I had to make copies of another ticket from this year to "hold the place" of the series tickets for when they come in as they aren't mailed out for at least a couple more weeks.)  Each page is using elements from the original Hatch Show Print to keep it uniform.  The only thing they didn't put on the HSP was the year.  Not sure why they never do that. 


The "inserts" in each pocket are a "journaling page" - to make notes after each show (because at some point, the shows start to run together like who surprised who on what show!), a photo (which is actually holding the place of actual concert photos from after each show - obviously won't have those in time to post this), and the ticket itself.  (As soon as those are available, I will post updates.  I promise.)
 
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« Reply #1 on: May 09, 2015 10:37:03 PM »

What an awesome way to chronicle your annual event!
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« Reply #2 on: May 10, 2015 11:55:50 AM »

Fun book!  Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: May 10, 2015 02:42:04 PM »

Very clever! This would also be a lot of fun for road trips! Cheesy Looks great. Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: May 10, 2015 08:30:13 PM »

Thanks guys!  Have considered doing this for my Tennessee Titans Tix too.  I'm going to be cutting up a lot of book board.   Shocked
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« Reply #5 on: May 11, 2015 06:44:08 AM »

What a wonderful way to preserve your memories. I love the cover!
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« Reply #6 on: May 11, 2015 08:12:50 AM »

It came out really great.
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« Reply #7 on: May 11, 2015 08:17:55 AM »

What a great way to remember the concerts!
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« Reply #8 on: May 11, 2015 08:49:02 AM »

Really well done and clever!

Good luck with the contest! Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: May 12, 2015 02:47:46 PM »

#1 Love Robert Earl Keen and Vince Gill.

#2 This is the best way to show off your tickets. It is so Americana and just perfect.
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« Reply #10 on: May 12, 2015 06:45:56 PM »

Thanks.  The cover was a pain.  My Xyron got all twisted up in the process so I ended up having to make do without the machine and just use it with the sheets. 
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« Reply #11 on: May 13, 2015 10:27:23 PM »

I love this...it's really neat!
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« Reply #12 on: May 15, 2015 03:38:46 AM »

Such a perfect idea for storing tickets and photos that you don't want to glue down. You book looks amazing!
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« Reply #13 on: May 15, 2015 08:08:03 AM »

Nice!
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« Reply #14 on: May 15, 2015 11:00:07 AM »

Wow, well done!
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« Reply #15 on: May 17, 2015 11:44:32 PM »

I have actually started scanning my tickets because of the fading over time.  Actually found some old ones over the weekend that were my Grandmother's from shows I didn't know she had gone to!  I'm looking forward to digging a little more and see what others I might find that she has to do something with too.
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« Reply #16 on: May 20, 2015 07:45:06 AM »

I adore the way you put the picture of the auditorium on the back of the 2 cover pages!! That is such a cool idea! It turned out great.
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« Reply #17 on: May 21, 2015 04:38:16 AM »

What a great idea
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« Reply #18 on: May 21, 2015 05:58:02 AM »

Thanks!  I was grateful the Ryman had the pix they had available!  Just found out that the tix for this year arrived yesterday, so the book can be a little more accurate now.  (Probably still not safe to put out bar codes for unused tix though?)
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« Reply #19 on: May 21, 2015 09:10:48 AM »

Beautiful creation!  I just got to see my first show at the Ryman last week, and it was amazing.  Loved the venue, and the show.  Smiley
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« Reply #20 on: May 23, 2015 10:12:13 AM »

I'm thinking last week was Jeff Beck?  Is that the one you went to?
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No, I went to see Nick Offerman & Megan Mullally.  Cheesy
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« Reply #24 on: May 26, 2015 08:24:55 AM »

A really good idea to keep your memories organized and "showable"...love the inside cover and the front cover...
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« Reply #25 on: May 26, 2015 09:18:49 PM »

Now I need to set myself a deadline to do all the previous years' books!  Hopefully I can set up an quick assembly process now that I have gotten through the first one!
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« Reply #26 on: June 26, 2015 10:42:59 AM »

The series finally started last night.  Gonna have to start sending pix to the printer to start filling up my book!  Have uploaded some to my website... http://stargazerphoto.weebly.com/blog/20150625-vince-gill-bluegrass-nights-at-the-ryman-nashville-tn
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