Thursday, November 8, 2012

Mini Album and Winner Announcement

Good Morning Everyone.  Here in Maine the snow is falling and I am toasty warm inside.  Even when life is stressful, we can find things to be thankful for.

I want to announce the winner from the Paper Piecings By Nikki Fall Celebrations Blog Hop.  The set of three paper piecings made by me is.....

from Sil's Stamping, scrapping and stuff blog
CONGRATULATIONS, Silvia.  Please send me your name and address and I will get those piecing sent out to you.
I made this mini album and can't wait to share it with you. I got the cut from the Silhouette site, and cut it out with my cameo.  It is a cut by Lori Whitlock and she has a youtube video to show you how it all goes together.  I loved making this.  Here's what the finished album looks like:
The album comes with a little band that holds this accordian file together.  There are so many different ways to embellish.  Here's a look at the back of the album with the band removed.
As you can see the back side has plenty of room for pictures or embellishments.  Here's what the inside looks with all the tags in place.
I love how the Paper Piecings By Nikki animal faces just sit above the journaling space.  Wouldn't this be a great 'brag album' for Grammie?   Especially of party pictures - or halloween pictures...
With the tags removed you can see I left the front a solid blue and then decorated the backs with coordinating paper.  This tiny album has so many surfaces to decorate and embellish. 
Nikki has a jungle file, that I would love to do with jungle papers - all the jungle animals...wouldn't that be perfect for a jungle themed party?   A great little keepsake that would fit in your pocket and you'd have to share.  Or how about the disney files she has.  WOW!   A perfect keepsake for that trip to could store all your autographs, tickets stubs, etc.
Here's a closeup of how I did the pockets.

Thank you so much for stopping by today!  Hope you have an inspired Thursday!
Here are a few challenges I will be entering with this:


Dawn said...

How cute is his? Perfect for our challenge at Divas this week. Good luck x

Peggy said...

What a darling album! Love it! Thank you for joining us this week at Raise The Bar!

Cheryl First said... very clever! I love all your little animals!
Thanks so much for joining us this week for the Catch the Bug Challenge! Hope to see you again!

Cheryl First
aka Cafexpressions
DT Member for Bugaboo Stamps

Josephine said...

This is so sweet!

Thanks for joining us at One Stitch at a Time this week, and good luck!

Susan Martin said...

This is adorable!! Love all the different animals!!! Fantastic!! Thanks for playing along with us at One Stitch At A Time!! Good luck :) Hope to see you again next week too!!

- Susan, DT @ OSAAT

Steph said...

What a fab project! Love the design! Thanks so much for joining us at Anything Goes this week, hope to see you again soon! x

Wendy said...

Fabulous creation, those images are adorable....Thanks for joining us at Divas by Design this week.
Wendy xx

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