December 9, 2010

Imagine Happy Holidays Mini Album!

This week at Sweet Sassy Diva we were asked to make a mini book using which ever binding system you have (BIA,Cinch,Your Story) and since I don't have one (yet, on my Christmas list:). I was able to use a mini book held together with a ring to make my project.

1 mini ring book (1$ at Target)
Christmas card stock (Christmas combo DCWV)
Jolly Holidays Cricut Lite
Post It craft paper (white/printable)
Christmas ribbon (1$ 4 pack at Target
Mixed Buttons
Star Embellishment from The Girls Paperie
Distress Ink "Walnut Stain"
White gel Pen
This was a fun project and so easy with the Post It paper. I started by covering the blank mini book with Christmas prints and then inking the edges for a more antiqued look I alternated red and brown stickles and also added the faux stitching along the edges.

I then used Jolly Holidays to print out all the sayings a characters for this book on White Post It craft paper.
Happy Holidays was cut @ 2 inches
The Elf and Santa was cut @ 2.5 inches
The Noel banner and the tree was cut @ 3 inches
The wreath was cut at 3.5 inches

After I layered all the images I was able to place them on each page, I added embellishments like buttons and gems.

Lastly, I tied ribbon around the ring and I really like the way it made the book look in the end. The back sides of each page were left blank. I will be adding Christmas pictures of my girls with Santa from the years past and give this to my mom as one of her Christmas gifts!



Debbie said...

Totally adorable!! Love the papers and colors. Thanks for sharing Post-it craft Paper and how it prints with the Imagine.

Lesley from WI said...

Super cute and a great gift idea for your mom!

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