Baby Boy Mini Album – DCWV (tons of Tags, Trim & Bling!)

As a special order that I was behind on, I was saved by the help of my mom (thanks mom)! I headed to a women’s retreat this weekend and she made incredible headway on it for me. I finished it off last night and want to share it with “ya’ll” {grin}. Here are the details:

Paper – DCWV Boy Stack

Trim – American Crafts & unknown (little boy one on the binding)

Button – eBay

Tan Baker’s Twine – Maya Road

Distress Ink – Antique Linen & Broken China, Tim Holtz

Embellishments – Jolee’s, K& Co., Recollections, Paper House, Making Memories, Martha Stewart

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Haunted Estate Paper Bag Mini Album

Hello all!

I’m still enjoying this fall/Halloween season with all the paper collections out there right now. I am plugging away at a few more Halloween projects before moving onto Christmas. This particular album was great to make and… I was really impressed with Recollections’ design and style of their patterned paper. I was looking for spoooky and they definitely delivered!

I used some I Am Roses flowers on the cover with a stick pin that I glued a cute little button to. I finished it off with a spooky lady skeleton cameo. On the binding, I used some fun trim and attached a Tim Holtz little glass bottle of black glitter with some bakers twine.

The oval tags inside the album that look spritzed… were. I didn’t care for how “bright white” they looked, so I sprayed them with some Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist. The trim on most of all the tags was Martha Stewart (this year’s collection) and used Tim Holtz’s Tiny Attacher. Some additional embellishments are from Jolee’s, Martha Stewart and trim & buttons from my stash. I hope you enjoy!

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A sea scaped TRIUMPH!!!!

Producing six Mermaid Themed Albums is… [fill in the blank]

Letting go of six Mermaid Themed Albums is… [fill in the blank]

Looking forward to making more Mermaid Themed Albums in the future feels… [fill in the blank]

Selling six Mermaid themed Albums was… [fill in the blank]

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Little Boy Lunch Sack Mini Album (My Mind’s Eye)

This lunch sack album is themed with the zoo and stars! The paper stack I used was from My Mind’s Eye, The Boy Papers. This stack was given to me by a fellow crafter Kim Duran {Paper Loves Glue} http://aidenmak.blogspot.com/, thank you Kim! The colors are muted and primary. It is embellished with animals, stars, outdoor settings, collage photo mats in the large pockets and much, much more. The base of the album is a rustic red and has seven pockets, baker’s twine, buttons, dimensional stickers, cut out shapes from the Silhouette Cameo machine http://silhouetteamerica.com/silhouetteCameo.aspx, borders from K&Co., trim from Michaels, brads, buttons from Dress It Up Button Co. http://dressitup.com/ and layered flowers from Recollections.

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Baby Boy Mini Album

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This lunch sak mini album is made with DCWV paper stack “Baby Boy” which has images of snails, turtles, elephants, birds, frogs, trees with birds, crocodiles and more. The soft pallet is light browns, greens and blues with some yellows. All with many pockets, tags, bling, trim, layering, embellished photo mats, glittered paper in this stack make for a album you can be proud to show off. I used the Martha Stewart picket fence punch, Recollections tag punch for all the small tags and embellishments from Jolee’s Boutique as well as Recollections. My favorite part of this album are the soft tones and colors along with the adorable critters used in the paper stack. I used Antique Linen Distress Ink from Tim Holtz on the entire album.

Hummingbird Album

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This bright & cheery humming bird album was made using hole punched lunch sacks as the base. I used Colorbok patterened paper, Making Memories metal embellishments along with K& Co., Jolee’s Boutique, Recollections, iamroses flowers, some stick pins, trim from Michaels and stamps from various sets.

The challenge with this album was that I couldn’t find a whole bunch of scrapbook embellishments that were hummingbird themed, considering… I really like the concessions I ended making to achieve the result for Mary (the buyer). :0)