Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Vintage Mini-Album








So here it is finally! This is my first paper bag mini-album and my first attempt at a video. If you suffered through it--thank you! It was a little shaky and the camera was jumping all over the place(that wouldn't have anything to do with the person holding it I'm sure), but a lot of fun to make! I've decided to invest in a little bloggie recorder to {hopefully} make better videos in the future. No promises though--they might still stink...

This post is a little pic heavy too. I wanted to include some still shots for those that maybe don't like sitting through videos, especially ones that bad:)

This mini was supposed to be a Mother's Day gift for my mother-in-law LAST year. Oops. Looks like it's going to make a perfect gift THIS year! I had so much fun making this! I think I've found a new love for mini-albums. I've got at least 4 or 5 planned for the near future.

I used all sorts of goodies from my stash to make this album so it would be nearly impossible for me to list everything out. One major thing I forgot to mention on the video is almost all of the paper is K & Co. There's a teeny bit of PTI paper in there as well. If there's anything you specifically want to know- manufacturer etc, just ask in the comments.

Have a great week!































29 comments:

  1. This is BEAUTIFUL!!! I love the vintage look and you did an amazing job with that.

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  2. This is such a beautiful album. love it. I esp. love the spine binding.

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  3. Very beautiful! I love all the details you added to each page.

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  4. This is beautiful.
    The paper is gorgeous. Love your embossed binding.
    When I read your comment on my blog that I inspire you, it made my heart swell. Thank you for putting a smile on my face.
    Your work is just as inspiring to everyone.
    Off to check out the video :)

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  5. This is absolutely beautiful. How wonderfully creative. (I have a stubborn dachsy too!)

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  6. Awesome, Awesome job!!! Your mother-in-law will love it. Ww have got to get together sometime--I would love to see your new house.

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  7. Wow! This is gorgeous! God blessed you with talent girl! Just breathtaking!

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  8. OMGOSH this is soooo awesome!!!!! Beautifully done!
    hugs
    Brenda

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  9. Your album is absolutely beautiful!! Is there a tutorial of how to bind the album? I love this look and would love to try it...its such a professional finished look instead of the notebook rings or cord. Any help or suggestions would be greatly appreciated!

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  10. I stumbled across your blog from Pinterest and just love this album! I was looking for ideas to use on an album that I am planning to do for my mother, who died in 1998 of breast cancer. This album looks perfect for what I want to do because I don't have a lot of photos to work with, so it will mostly be my favorite memories. I am so glad I came across this! Its a beautiful album!

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  11. extremely lovely! I came across it on pinterest and it certainly has a wow factor!

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  12. Your album is beautiful, absolutely brilliant. Would like to know what material is the spine of the album is leather?
    Thank you!
    A hug

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  13. Thanks Cris!
    The spine is embossed vinyl that I found in the home deco fabrics section of Hobby Lobby.

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  14. This album is soooo beautiful! I love this. You have inspired me to try this. Again I your album is simply gorgeous!!

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  15. So pretty! just love this album!!
    beautifully presented!
    Great Job

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  16. I saw this on Pinterest and followed the link. This is just a gorgeous mini album - thanks so much for sharing!

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    1. Thank so much Dee! Glad you enjoyed it:)

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  17. I also came across this amazingly beautiful album via Pinterest. I can only imagine how wonderful your newest creations must be. I'm looking forward to viewing them very soon!

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  18. Could you please tell me want stamps you used on your album? Your album is absolutely beautiful. Tess

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  19. Saw this link on Pinterest and I love making mini albums. What punch or die did you used on the tags? Thanks! Becky

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  20. This is just one of my all time favorite albums... Thank you so much for sharing your talent and creativity with us!!!!!! :) Jackie

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  21. This is one of my favorite scrapbooks n you have inspired my first attempt at a paper bag mini. I'd like to know more about the cover n binding.

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  22. Love your mini album ! I have not made one in a few years and I am missing it. Seeing yours I think I have to get back to work !

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  23. What a beautiful album. Thank you for sharing and inspire me.

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  24. Truly a labor of love!! Gorgeous ;)

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