I have been doing a mini album the last couple of days, which is not for me, it is for somebody else! I have never been doing that and expecting one in return. Well me and Awalkinthecloudswithsandra decided that we would swap a mini album. She was so kind to give this great idea, after she asked me if i have done any swap before. I havent and i am actually a little nervous to do so, as i dont now if i am good enough yet. So she encouraged me to go ahead and do one and she would do one aswell. So i finished mine and i love doing the mini. It is much more fun to do for somebody else actaully :)
after talking t o her, and i was planning the mini, i decided to have no special theme of the mini, more memories kind of mini, and lots of bling bling and the color blue and a little vintagy. The idea was that i would try to use different techniques. Some did not turn out as i wanted. so here it goes:
the cover, i kept rather simple, some flowers and leaves, the metal part of them are hidden and tejped to the photoframe. added ribbon to hide it, i did not use prima flowers as i didnot have in the color i wanted, so i decided to use these roses instead. A photoframe in beige and felt swirls, where two photos can be tucked in from the top. added some blue ribbon on the bindingrings for more effect and more color. i found the flowers empty and plane so i embossed it with glitter and stickles. put a rub-on on : memorable moments. I used the blue awning collection by K&Co.
First page i teared the paper to show the corrugated cardstock and glimmer misted it. added some prima. A photo can be tucked behind the ribbon on teh photomap. S & R for their initials.
page 2, put a photomap and an envelope which i made myself, i made my own templated. I did not have a clip so i decided to make one, it is made out of a swedish penny in copper. we will not have them as they will remove pennies from the system by fall.
love this flower stamp.
page 3 i used this paper that i bought from the local store because i wanted mor e texture and dimension to the page. the background is a sheet made out of cork, i tought it would be cool to use it.
I glimmer misted the flowers with the cosmic shimmer mist, and it is very cute and a bit dark in color. loved it.
Some die cuts from a die cut pad i bought in the local store.
Next is a half page, with textbook tiered side and i used an old meter measurer or what ever they are called :) a photo can be tucked in there.
next page, i stamped a clock.
created a pocket by cutting teh paper alond the design and made tags out of the papers a bought.
this page is somple, i made the name initial by using utee and crack it afterwards and glitter on teh sides. a photo can be tucked in behind the journal spot.
i made this envelope myself. the tag i used stamp and utee to creat resist embosse effect
the reminder of design paper i made a pocket out of and put a tag in.
a photocorner for journalspot and photos.
i kept this page simple because it is so cute, did noy want to cover it.
another half page woth tags.
i used glitter clear embossing for the nameplates.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oP9phk22Fhc the videoclip sandra made when she recieved the mini!!