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Monday, February 25, 2013

Paper Bag Mini Album-Baby's First Year theme!


Hey All!!

I feel like it has been FOREVER since I have been able to get on here to post! I have been so utterly busy and of coarse I just have to take on more responsibilities since apparently I'm just not happy unless I am beyond stressed out! I need to learn just how to say NO! And guess what, I told myself NO and put EVERYTHING that needed to be done (aside from clothes and house cleaning) and I got my nephews mini album kicked out!

So, if you remember from my post from Exploring Cricut last week, I made the little baby boy and First Tooth saying. Well, those items went into my project that I am going to show you today!!!

I am  part of a group on Face book called PLAY ALONG. In the group, we got a video on how to make a Paper Bag Mini Album. From the album itself, to the binding, to the fold out pages, we made it ALL ourselves!! Ginger (My Sister's Scrapper) had 6 videos on how to make this album, so I followed the videos, and I now have one album done for my nephew Jason!

Here are my pics:


Inside cover page and 1st page

Halloween Page

Thanksgiving and Christmas
(PS- I recycled one of my fav cards I received this past Christmas for my Christmas icons!)

January and Valentine's Day

St. Patty's Day and Easter

First Tooth

Inside of First Tooth Section

Bath Time Section

First Food section

Inside space for pics of first feeding!

Waterfall pic spot on back cover
Cricut Imagine
Cricut Expression
Cricut EXPRESSION Cartridge: BABY STEPS(First Tooth, First Foods, and Bath)
Cricut EXPRESSION Cartridge: A FRIGHTFUL AFFAIR (Ghost and Pumpkin)
Cricut IMAGINE Cartridge: ENJOY THE SEASONS (Snowflakes)
Silhouette Cameo Files: Surfboard Page-Surfboards from The Cutting Cafe
 Thanksgiving page-Pumpkin, FALL IN LOVE, and leaf- Silhouette Online Store
Easter page-Bunny and Basket-Silhouette Online Store; Stamps are BUNNY POOP (Jaded Blossom)
St Patricks Day Page-Silhouette Online Store; Stamps are LUCK OF THE IRISH (Jaded Blossom)
Valentine's Day-Heart & LOVE Bottle caps from CraftinandStampin ETSY store
Tabs at top of book-Silhouette Online Store
Paper: Kraft Card stock and Solid colors-RECOLLECTIONS (Michaels)
Paper: ALL patterned paper (with baby theme)-"Jung-A-Low, Bung-A-Low" THE PAPER STUDIO (Hobby Lobby)
Paper Bag Sacks in Brown color (4 5/8 x 2 7/8 x 8 5/8)-Michaels
Paper Trimmer & Score Board-Stampin' Up
Pop Dots
Bone Folder
Martha Stewart Edge Punch
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Vintage Photo
Tim Holtz Distress Tool
Double Sided Tape
Scotch Tape Gun
I hope you all enjoyed my Paper Bag mini!!! Give yourself some craft room time and see what you can come up with!!!
Hope to catch you all Craftin' and Stampin'! 


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