Thursday, March 6, 2014

SAY CHEESE!!

Hello all you blog lovers!!

 I am excited to share with you my best 'labor of love' project! I call it this because I have included 20 handmade flowers on this!! Yes, 20! I loved every minute of it - but my hand didn't, lol! I used an awesome paper stack called Say Cheese by simple stories. I had never seen this paper stack before. I found both the 6x6 paper pad and the 12x12 Basic Paper kit at Scrapyland. I dove right into these fabulous colors!! Take a peek at all the flower luscious-ness:


LOVE IT!!! The mini album is 6 1/2 by 5. I used black sturdy card stock for the 5 pages. This album can hold 20 4x6 photos!! What? Yes! For the cover I did a lot of texture - both in black and white. I used a dotted stencil and a grid like stencil. If you enter Memory Box stencil in the search engine on the site you will find plenty of inexpensive options! I added some black twine and a filigree from my stash.  To add some final touches, I covered the flowers with a bit of gesso and a small amount of glitter! Two simple statements title the album - Enjoy and Treasure are placed. Voila! Here are some more pics for you:



The inside first page I dressed a bit. I just wanted a brief introduction to our vacation event. This file folder opens/closes via magnet. In it will house a family picture and some details of the trip. After that is just free space to add pictures!! The inserts I covered with the Say Cheese 12x12 kit Collection and stamped some images to give it flare. I really like how it turned out. Its both pretty to look at and functional! The best of both worlds!!



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~Tmika
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