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Can y'all stand another mini album?! I thought you could! Today I have a 5x8 inch accordion mini album to share with you. I made this for the Hampton Art booth at CHA. (I am sorry for the quality of the photos. When I took these we were having some gloomy weather! And now the album is no longer with me, but "on the road," so I cannot retake the photos!)
The actual album is the insert from one of the Graphic 45 5x8 Kraftboard Altered Art Boxes. I often just use the box and am left with the albums. (Hey, it happens!) For this project I decided to only decorate the front of the pages. Since this was for the CHA booth and would sit on a shelf, I felt the back should just be "naked."
Here is a closer peeky of each page.
I trimmed the yellow paper to fit the album page and then I cut out a large tag shape from the blue floral paper and attached that to the right side. I stamped several layers of stamps, then inked over the top to give a vintage look to the cover.
The second page is a pocket page for holding tags and journaling blocks. I use Scor-tape on three sides of the pocket to make sure it is strong enough to hold the tags.
I created some faux postage with a few of the stamped images. I have a selection of postage-edge dies, punches, and decorative scissors that I use to create my fake postage stamps.
This page has a photo mat and more faux postage stamps.
The last page is another pocket page. I used stamps to create a large postcard image for the top of the page. I really have a passion for postage and vintage stamps!
I created more tickets for this pocket. These stamped images are AMAZING and so vintage!
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Clearsnap Ink:Colorbox Chalk French Blue, Ice Jade, Deep Lagoon, Butterscotch, Pumpkin Spice, Amber Clay
Colorbox Graphic 45 Decades Antiquing Venetian Lace, Bon Voyage, Antique Moss
Designer Paper: Graphic 45 French CountryMini Album: Graphic 45 accordion fold Kraft Album (Graphic 45 5x8 Kraftboard Altered Art Box insert)
Chipboard: Graphic 45 Bird Song
Cardstock: American Crafts Black;
Other ink: Close to My Heart Grey Wool; Tsukineko Memento Tuxedo Black
Die cuts: Spellbinders Labels Twenty-eight; My Favorite Things Postage Stamp Stax; Sizzix Tim Holtz Alterations Tag and Bookplate
Punches: Stampin' Up tab punch; Fiskars postage punch
Decorative scissors: Fiskars
Embellishments: Prima (vintage trinkets); Pro 31 Designs (flowers); Really Reasonable Ribbon (ribbon and twine)
Other: Office supply (tags); Teacher store (library card); Craft supply (doily); bottle cap
Adhesive: Scotch ATG; Scor-tape, Aleene's Tacky Glue; Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L foam squares; Beacon Fabri-tac