Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Let's Go Mini Album

Hi everyone!

I'm sharing a hybrid mini album on the Glitz blog today. I'm also sharing how I added the sentiments onto the photos (they're journaling cards and colored sentiments altered in Photoshop).

Here's the cover:

Let's Go Mini Album


Even though summer isn't over, I wanted to make the first mini album sharing a few of our everyday activities during the summer.

Here are pictures of the inside:

Let's Go Mini Album

For the "You are here," I colored white embossing paste with three colors of stamp reinkers. When I made THIS card, I made two panels (I can never estimate how much embossing paste I'm going to use). I had the second one in my scrap pile and decided it worked with the album. Yeah for scraps! :)

Let's Go Mini Album

I used Brightside papers and a sticker. The papers on the page with my son were supposed to look like sunrays. Yeah...not so much. LOL! I love yellow, though, so I decided to leave it. For the flowers, I used a digital element from the Brightside collection, enlarged the flowers, and fussy-cut them.

Let's Go Mini Album

The sentiment on the left is a journaling card from the Carpe Diem Element Pack 2. I converted it to an overlay. I used a traditional Brightside journaling card on the right.


Let's Go Mini Album


I used a mix of Brightside and Felicity for these two pages. Since I used digital flowers (instead of a sticker), I was able to flip one and resize them.

Let's Go Mini Album

The pocket was die-cut from Brightside paper using the Paper Smooches Deco Bag, and I was able to add some journaling inside. The flower on the outside is the Paper Smooches Poinsettia die--it's a very versatile flower die!

Let's Go Mini Album

I think this photo was my favorite of the summer (so far) since it really shows my kids' personalities. The sentiment from the Glitz Felicity Element Pack was perfect.


Let's Go Mini Album

My daughter is a big reader, and I wanted to capture that. For the page on the right, I wanted to create something like my son's tie-die shirt, so I stitched through some Glitz Brightside rays.

Thanks for taking a peek at my album. If you get a chance, please check out the Glitz blog. Thanks!

Have a great day!


Supplies
Cardstock: (Linen White) Ellen Hutson
Patterned papers: (Butterflies, Circles, 12x12 Bits and Pieces from the Brightside collection; Brightside 6x6 paper pad; Black & White 6x6 paper pad; Felicity 6x6 paper pad) Glitz Design
Stickers: (Brightside Alphas & Accents Sticker Sheet) Glitz Design
Embellishments: (Silver Glitter Washi Tape) Glitz Design; (You Are Here stencil) The Crafter's Workshop; Hemptique twine; (yellow clip) Studio Calico; (doilies) Freckled Fawn, (mists) Studio Calico; sequins
Dies: (Deco Bag, Poinsettia) Paper Smooches
Digital elements: (Brightside Element PackCarpe Diem Element Pack 2Felicity Element PackBlack and White Element Pack 1) Glitz Design

12 comments:

  1. Jocelyn, this is simply awesome!!! I love all of the details!

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  2. This is fabulous Jocelyn! Great photos!

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  3. Wow, this is such a work of art, and a real keepsake. You are so talented at mixing different elements to get just the perfect combination. Doesn't hurt that your photo subjects are pretty darn cute. ;)

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  4. Super cute mini album! It's the type of album I'd like to make. And your kids are such cutie pies!

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  5. This is SUCH an adorable album! I love it!

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  6. You know I love this mini! It's so light and bright and love all the stitching!

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  7. WOW! This is awesome!!! LOVE it!

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  8. Love it. Would love to see how you changed the stamps thru photoshop. Tried it but couldn't quite get it to work .:):)

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  9. Gorgeous !! I love it!! Hugs xx

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  10. Your kids look like they are a bit different. Love the album, I'm thinking of making one myself... one day :).

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