Monday, August 24, 2009

Mini Album

I got a bee in my bonnett on Sunday evening and started on a Mini Album. I've been wanting to do one for so long, but have never had the confidence in my abilities to actually put one together. But i'm delighted with the result.

I used absolute basics:

- White Bazzil for the album pages, Anna Griffin Patterned and Plain Blue Paper, and then an unknown green/yellow spotted one
- MM Animal Crackers Epoxy Shapes & Sentiment Photo Tags
- AC White Glittered Thickers (my fav)
- Fab Scraps Checked & Dotted Fabric Circle Brads
- Creative Memories Corner Rounder, Fiskars Threading Water Punch

I simply repeated the same formula for each page, but changed the position of the patterned & plain papers on the reverse pages. How darling is this snail patterned paper?

The page size is 8x6 which worked well as I was able to use 6x4 photo's and still have sufficient space for two strips of paper on either side.

I cut, cornered and scalloped all the papers before hand and simply pasted 2 papers, 1 embellishment and photo per page.

Super Simple.

I now want to add this Ali Edwards photo overlay as a journaling block on the inside of the cover to document the date and location of each pic.
I shall then add some ribbons to the rings holding it together and there we have 1 x Christmas present for my mum.


I'm so not a blogger said...

mum will love it:-)


Lynette said...

Very cute...and a great gift idea.

Helen Tilbury said...

Very pretty. Mini-albums make great gifts. I have done several for granny & they love them!