Eileen Hull: A Little Boo Mini Album

Hi everyone! I’m back today sharing this little mini Halloween album I created for Eileen Hull’s Inspiration Team! 

I started by flattening and cutting a paper towel roll 5 1/2″ in length.

Next I cut one side open and inked the outside and inside of the “spine” with the Purple Chalk Ink from the ColorBox Paintbox Mercantile Chalk.

I adhered Kraft Halloween Cardstock to the front and inside covers of the mini album.

I placed the Scalloped Border Diecut onto the Base Tray (retired) but you can use a Movers and Shapers Shuttle to hold the diecut in place. I placed the closed mini album cover on top of the Scalloped Border Diecut and ran through the diecutting machine.

I gather some scraps of Halloween cardstock from my stash and cut and folded to fit album.

I cut from the following diecuts: Bookplate, Hinges and Label, Bookmark, Tags and PocketCredit Card Sleeve and Tags and Banners and Pennants Diecuts tags, pockets and banners to decorate the pages and the doily. I also added printables and bits of patterned cardstock to the pockets too.

The other side of the pages I added stickers and a bat diecut from my stash.

The cover I adhered a diecut from my stash of extra cut outs.  The little girl I had printed out several of her in different sizes for a past project and I thought she would make a cute addition to the cover. I did cut around her arm so I could slip the jack-o-lateen diecut underneath it. I added googly eyes to the pumpkin and bits of thread. I cut one of the pennants off the banner diecut and created a little hat for the little girl image. I added a Bookplate Diecut with “BOO” stickers and two mini black gems to the bottom of the cover. I took a part a binder clip and added an Owl Charm, some fiber and clipped to the album cover and  finished off with sequin randomly placed. 

I gathered all the pages and stitched inside the album cover.

I couldn’t help myself  but I added more tags and embellishments to the pages.

I cut tags from the Credit Card Sleeve and Tags along with some bits of patterned cardstock, punched a hole in the top of each and put all together with a jack-o-lantern brad and then paperclip to the top of one of the pages. I’m now ready to add mini photos  and journaling of the grand babies.

Be sure to hop on over to hop on over to Eileen Hull’s blog to see what the rest of the Inspiration Team has been up to! You can find the latest blog post HERE. As always if you have any questions please let me know.

I would also like to submit this project for the following challenges:

Word Art Wednesday Challenge: #356-#357
Crafter’s Castle: Challenge #10
Mini Album Makers Challenge: October

Thanks for taking the time to stopping by, hope your Thursday is awesome and enjoy creating!


5 thoughts on “Eileen Hull: A Little Boo Mini Album

  1. Fabulous recycling! Such a great idea and so beautifully decorated and embellished. Thank you for sharing your lovely mini book with us at Mini Album Makers for our challenge this month. Jennie

  2. Definitely a Halloween treat – love how you've recycled the paper towel roll for your cover, and great use of all those dies to create a really fun, funky album. Thank you so much for joining us at Mini Album Makers.Alison x

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