November 17, 2011

Vintage Christmas Mini

Hi blog readers! I hope you're having a great week! In my last post, I told you about Alycia's Winter Wonderland mini for the SOC mini album swap. So today, I wanted to stop in and share the album I made for the swap.

Patterned paper: Simple Stories, Dies: Spellbinders,  Rings: 7Gypsies
Distress Ink: Ranger, Key and Flower: Michaels, Stamp: Hero Arts


It's a vintage Christmas album! Now first of all, it was a little challenging because this was my first mini album...It's true--I've done accordion books and even a star album, but never a standard mini. I went back and forth on the size for a long time before deciding  on a 6x6. The Simple Stories 25 days of Christmas mini paper pack was a good fit, and since I didn't have to do lots of cutting, it came together pretty quickly. So here are a few more pics:



Embossing template: Sizzix, Dies: Spellbinders,
Distressing Ink: Ranger, Eyelet: Making Memories





The little square on the right unfolds into a mini accordion album
for extra space for journaling and pictures


Back cover



The album was a lot of fun to make! You know that means there will be more in the future!! I learned a few things that I want to try next time, and got to use some cool products, even a few from my stash! Is there something you'd like to try but haven't done it yet? Just jump in and take on a swap or challenge!!
 I'm glad I did!...Thanks for stopping by...And That's All She Wrote



10 comments:

  1. Beautiful job, Cheryl!! That cover is lovely too :)

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  2. Love the colors. really beautiful.

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  3. Cheryl, you rocked this mini! Can hardly believe it's your first. I've really enjoyed the cover, the key, the paper... all of it!

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  4. Awesome! Love all the pockets and places to journal. It turned out great!

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  5. What a great waterfall card! The colors and embellishments all make it so beautiful.........
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  6. Very nice job on your mini - thanks for sharing!

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  7. Hi Cheryl love your mini!

    Happy Thanksgiving Day to You and Your Family!

    Blessing AJ

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  8. Thanks for leaving a lovely comment on my blog ..I just moved to NC in 2008, were u always a native carolinian...(I think that correct)....I love your blog, are you also a scrapbooking and a card maker... love you work.. thanks for sharing...

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  9. Your mini album is stunning. I really like your embossed papers, and all the details.

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