Ok, this is my first mini album ever! I made it for the Scrapzville swap, we all had to make the same size album from toilet roll inserts (I love recycling!) here's the link for the video tutorial on how to make it. There's another tutorial at The Hybrid Chick based on the same idea. We also had to include the image of a little fairy somewhere in the album. My swap partner is Michelle, I can't wait to see what she's created. This is also for this week's City Crafter Challenge - Flowers and Frills, the challenge is to include a flower and some lace or doily.
Some of the details, the butterfly is from Tattered Angels and I just covered it in turquoise glitter. The little circle tag is from Seasons of Love - Tags by Waltzingmouse Stamps. I added a little pink seam binding too.
The flower is one of the shabby flowers I made, there's a tutorial at The Hybrid Chick, they're really easy to make, have a look!!
I had a single vintage clip on earring that just matched my color scheme perfectly, you can't have too much bling, can you?
Each page has a slide out tag, where you can add a little photo, text or whatever you like. Most of the papers I used are from the Retrospect 365 Paper Pack by Quirky Twerp at The Digichick, they're so gorgeous!! I haven't included every page and tag in this blog post, this is just a taste!
Inside I made a mini envelope for... stuff! The floral paper is from Happy Hearts Paper Pack at the Digichick. I distressed the edges of the pages with Creative Inspirations Paint in Sage and Ivory.
Here's my fairy, painted with Creative Inspirations paint. I added some stamped details from the Victorian Fripperie set by Waltzingmouse Stamps in VersaMagic Tea Leaves, a little lace and a few pearls.
Another page, the little dove is also Tattered Angels, I added the pearl. The ledger page is also from the Retrospect 365 Paper Pack.
The dotty paper is also from the Digichick. The cute crochet flower I got on ebay, I'm learning to crochet at the moment!! I will hopefully be able to make my own flowers soon! : )
Here's what the back of the album looks like, I just love this pretty floral paper, also from the Retrospect 365 Paper Pack. It's just so pretty! The turquoise seam binding ties around the album to keep it closed. I really enjoyed making it, although it did take a LOT longer than a card! but it was fun!! : ) I may just make another!