The second camas has proven to be more challenging. First off, the paper is much stiffer and thicker than the dress patterns. I had to do quite a bit of prep work on the pages to get them softened up enough. I think one would call it “distressing”. When everything was attached and dried, I wasn’t certain the paper would allow any light through, but the wax did help. Some. I’m feeling under-the-weather today due to probably consuming gluten yesterday. Maybe by Sunday I’ll be doing better and able to keep pushing forward.
Yesterday was the 4th and it was plenty festive. Part of the family participated in a Eugene tradition of running (walking) the Butte to Butte. With my foot injury, I was the car shuttle crew. The 4th is also my niece and nephew’s birthday (fraternal twins). Hard to believe they are 29 now! Below is a photo of my niece and myself.
Flowers to come tomorrow!