Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Creative Cuts & More Mini Album

9**Warning, this is a picture heavy post!**

I wanted to make something special for my soon-to-be Sister-in-Law's bridal shower. I decided to make her a recipe book with my family's favorite recipes.
I used the Mix & Match Album from CCM and covered the pages with cardstock. The fantastic thing about CCM, is that they will cut the cardstock for you to match perfect! I just did mine last minute and didn't have time to order the colors I wanted. This is definitely one fantastic mini album to keep on hand! For the cover I used Jenni Bowlin Crepe Paper Ribbon and Vintage Button to create a flower. I used a Bazzill template and Black Diamond Stickles to create the flourish. I also used an Antique Label.
I created a pocket on the inside for her to add any recipe's of her choice. I used Hinges from CCM on the inside of the cover.
I created the flower by cutting three different sized circles, distressed the edges and wadded them up to give them wrinkles. I then glued some ribbon on the back and stuck a Doodlebug Jewel for the flower center.
The little red shape to the right of the recipe on the right side page is a Antique Elegance Frame.
Here I used Doodlebug Sugarcoating Glitter on a Small Scallop Circle Frame, more Hinges and Doodlebug Jewels.
A closer view of the die cuts, jewels and glitter.
Here I used more hinges.
I had chipboard hinges and spritzed them with some red Smooch.
More Doodlebug Jewels, Antique Elegance Frame and Circle Scallop Frame.
See, I warned it was picture heavy! The smaller tag pages were from my stash, I don't remember where I got them. CCM has some great tags to choose from that would be perfect replacement.
Other products used: Bazzill Cardstock, Wasaul Cardstock, Jenni Bowlin Paper, Buttons and Crepe Paper Ribbon, Adornit Carolee's Creations Paper, Bazzill Flourishes Template, Smooch Spritz, Dashes, Dots & Checks Ribbon, Making Memories Brads, Unknown Rhinestones, Colorox Chalk Ink, Imaginisce Rub-Ons, Glitz Glitzers Stickers. I found the recipe cards google.com through messyvegetariancook.com.

9 comments:

Suzanne said...

Very, VERY pretty Kayla! Love all the detail, and the colors. Great job, she will treasure it! :-)

gottaluvboyz said...

Awesome gift idea, Kayla! She will love it:)

A Sarasota said...

great creative gift!

Southern Moments said...

WOW!! This is awesome!!

mommy5x said...

This is beautiful.....love the design.....it is the perfect gift!!!!!

Bev said...

fabulous and stunning....and loved all the pictures..totally awesome.. hope things are well with you and family.. hugs Bev

Jill Sarginson said...

That recipe book is a fantastic idea, what a great gift!!! :)

KariAnnS said...

Absolutely Love this!

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