Hi everyone! I’m back with a quick little little album I created a couple of months ago. I had received the Shadow Box Frames Set 2 Thinlits and if you know me I can’t just make what the dies are intended to be used for. When I created this I didn’t do any step out photos because I wasn’t even sure I could make it work. I did create another album with steps last month. If you would like to take a look at that post it can be found HERE.
I used the Carousel 6″x8″ Paper Pad for the cover. As well as some of the scraps from this pad where used for the inside pages and embellishments.
I cut out four of the smaller “frames”, folded the flaps (to the inside) and glued both flaps together to create a pocket for the front and back of the cover. The larger flaps I glued together to create the spine for the mini album. I punched holes, added eyelets and strung elastic cording through the holes and tied off inside.
I decorated the cover with and assortment of thinlits and one diecut which included: Shadow Box Elements, Snail Mail, Folio Page, Pocket and Flowers and Scallop Border Movers and Shapers Diecut (retired). Also I used the scalloped die to create the “roof” for the cover of the album. I side note I did cut out several houses, flowers, vines and leaves from all the little bits of scraps of cardstock I had laying around. I figured if I didn’t use it all on this project I would eventually use it on something else.
I did cut out two tags for each cover pocket. I added a Tag reinforcer (Waterfall Card and Tag Thinlits) to the top each tag along with a bit of seam binding.
The inside pages I cut and placed under the elastic cording and proceeded to decorate with the extra houses, flowers, leaves, etc, thinlits that I had cut out a head of time.
I forgot to added I also cut several leaf sprigs from the Wreath and Snowflake Thinlits and used through album.
Sizzix/Eileen Hull: Shadow Box Frames Set 2 Thinlits
Sizzix/Eileen Hull: Shadow Box Elements Thinlits
Sizzix/Eileen Hull: Snail Mail Thinlits
Sizzix/Eileen Hull: Folio Page, Pocket and Flowers Thinlits
Sizzix/Eileen Hull: Waterfall Card and Tag Thinlits
Sizzix/Eileen Hull: Wreath and Snowflake Thinlits
Sizzix/Eileen Hull: Scallop Border Movers and Shapers Diecut (retired)
Maggie Holmes: Carousel 6″x8″ Paper Pad
Scraps of Cardstock
Gems, Lace and Seaming Binding
Beacon Adhesives: Zip Dry Adhesive
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