August 25, 2010

Mini album Created for a Contest.

Hi, Beth aka thunderbirdlindy here, and I am very happy to be back on She's a Sassy Lady.  I am excited to show you a little something I created for one of the Cricut Circle contests.  It is a mini album with graduated pages.  My daughter's 11th birthday is coming up and I am planning on taking lots of pics, and needed something to put them in.  This album would be great in  many different colors, but I chose pinks, blues and greens, because she is having a sleep over and it's going to be a very girly girl party complete with a trip to Build a Bear.

I created it using my Gypsy and the following carts, Cake Basics, Designers Calendar, George, My Community, and Song bird, and Give a Hoot for most of the embellies.

Using My Community, choose the notebook cut and put on the 1st page of your Gypsy.  I made this 6X8.

The next page, I left the notebook at 6x8, but added a small rectangle from George.

The 3rd page I made the note book 7x8.
(sorry pic is rotated, and didn't know how to fix, showed up fine in paint)

I continued to add pages to my Gypsy, making each on a little wider than the previous one.  I also added a bigger tab to one, and scallops to another.

I cut these pages from very thin chipboard and covered in cardstock, then I proceeded to embellish each page. Putting in my picture mats, but taking care to leave the embellishments unglued where they overlap the mat.

the deer is from Give a Hoot, Happy Birthday is from Cake Basics.

I included pockets and journaling tags.


Celebrate was done with Cake basics, the animals are from Give a Hoot, and the tree is in the cut file.

When the album was completed, I added the page rings and lots of ribbon.

Hope you enjoyed my album, and you can get the Gypsy file by visiting my Blog.  Until next time, and thanks again Sheila for allowing me to be a guest designer, it really challenges me.



Sheila aka SassyLady said...

What a beautiful book! And just think how much your daughter will cherish it filled with all the photos from her party!!! ADORABLE! Thanks for the great tutorial.

Beatriz Farquhar-Guzman said...

Thanks for sharing this project, it is very, very cute. Hope you win!

liz at liz's paper loft said...

this is just adorable! love the colors and all the images you used! tfs!
liz :o)

Granny said...

This is so cute, perfect for holding those photos. TFS.

Scrapenabler said...

Very cute book! Thanks for visiting my blog during the Sassy Lil Sketches blog hop. I am so happy to have found your blog and have already found some great tips that I will be using. I will be visiting here on a regular basis.

Lisa said...

That is such a sweet book. Love the colors.

Audrey Frelx said...

Beth, what an adorable book? And, what a great gift it'll make your daughter for her 11th birthday! I wish I could see her face when you give it to her all filled up with pics!

Unknown said...

This mini is adorable!!! Thanks for the reminder about the notebook pages from My Community!!

Sandi Clarkson said...

Very cute mini. what a great gift for someone!

Precious Memories Scrapbooking & More said...

very nice! Good luck!

peata said...

very cute mini.
good luck.