Saturday, 24 March 2018

Swedish House Crafts - Easter Mini Album

Hello, my friends! 

I have a new project today for Swedish House Crafts!
It's a special Easter themed Mini Album. 
  Since there are so many pages, and so many photos to share, I have created a video slideshow for you. 
First though, I will show you just a couple of detailed close-up photos.



As you can see in the photo above, 
the base of the pages are made from a variety of pastel coloured cardstock. 
All the rest of the paper comes from the beautiful Pion Design - Easter Greetings Collection. 
This collection is currently on sale in the shop for an incredible price! 
Quantities are limited though, so you may want to grab them fast!
Here is a close-up of the front cover:


I did some fussy cutting and some die-cutting. 
Then I added little bits of sparkle to everything with some Diamond Stickles. 
Can  you see the shimmer? 
In the photo below is another fussy cut butterfly. 
I added it to the center of the pretty floral wreath tag. 
Again, I added Stickles to everything.


In this photo you can see where I used the lovely Gummiapan Little Flower Die. 
I cut two of them, and layered them up with a brad before adhering them in place. 
You'll see these flowers throughout the album, 
along with more of the butterflies, and other pretty elements from the collection.


Just a few more notes about my album. 
The album cover is a Zutter Cover-all. 
The pages all measure 6" X 6".  
I used my Bind-it-all to bind all the pages together. 
You could easily create the same album but bind it with rings or ribbons. 
All of the tags, journal cards, 
and die-cut pieces were lightly inked with Espresso Truffle Memento Ink
Also, the same two die sets were used repeatedly throughout the album. 
If you look closely, 
you will see that the Stickles has been added to the pretty flowers on most pages. 
You can never have too much sparkle! 

Okay...enough typing...here is the video slideshow:


I hope you enjoyed my Easter Mini Album. 

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I will now add all the photos here for those that want a closer look:



















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13 comments:

Linby said...

Wow Nancy what a fantastic album I just watched the video it's a beautiful piece.

Donna Phelan said...

Spectacular! I adore that floral heart wreath and butterfly page! WOW!

Darlene said...

WOW what a beautiful creation Nancy! I just LOVE it!!! Great job! You are amazing! Hugs!

Daffodil Cards said...

A Hundred WOW'S! what an impressive and very beautiful piece(s) of work, this is an heirloom, so GORGEOUS. Thanks for the video and letting us see each page.
Faith
x

Teresa Arsenault said...

Wow. Really gorgeous mini album, Nancy. You must be so proud of it. hugs, Teresa

Tracy said...

sigh.....those papers are so dreamy. That line is always putting out gorgeous papers. You've let them shine in your album Nancy. Beautifully done.

aussie aNNie said...

LOVE this amazing work of art, off to watch the video and subscribe.xx💖 [Aussie aNNie's Blog]

Jennifer Stacey said...

Beautiful as always Nancy! What will you do with this gorgeous album?

MARIAPILAR DEANCOS said...

what a beautiful album, Nancy. The cover is gorgeous as well as the decoration of each page.
Hugs

Redanne said...

Your album is so pretty, the pages are perfect for an Easter album, the colours and images are wonderful. I enjoyed seeing the video and seeing the individual pages too. Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful album with us at Mini Album Makers. Anne x

Autumn Clark - SewPaperPaint said...

It's just beautiful Nancy and so very charming! I adore this paper line and your use of vintage Easter images, so so sweet! It's a beautiful album and I'm happy you shared with us at Mini Album Makers this month. Big hugs, Autumn

Gloria Stengel said...

Totally adorable, Nancy! I love the sweet images and the colors! Lovely! Thanks for sharing your work with us at Mini Album Makers Challenge Blog!

Nancy Wethington said...

What a beautiful book to commemorate a lovely season. You've taken such care in creating each page with pockets and tags. Thanks for joining the challenge at Mini Album Makers Challenge blog.