Most difficult part was the decision which stamps to use and which not.... soon she recognized that A5 was way too small to provide sufficient space for all the designs she found digging into my treasure boxes and wanted to use. "Sh**, there's another gorgeous one!" became the quote of the day. *gg
It was nearly the same with the design papers...
In the meantime I covered the folder with dark brown kraft paper on the outside and for the insides she had chosen thin vellum, which I cut to size and inked around the edges and even the whole sheets, to sprinkle them with water to get the stained and worn effect she had so fallen in love with.
Of course I let my friend do all the punching and stamping and I have to admit: for her first time ever she did extraordinarily well! And it was a pleasure watching (and hearing) her rejoicing in it.
That's the result, which she will wrap in adhesive foil to protect the attached tags and pictures from being torn during transportation in her school bag:
And a look at the back:
And one closer look at the cleanup efforts after the whole event: