Sunday, May 11, 2008

Happy Mother's Day from ScrapBookMate!

Today, Moniek shares a cute little mini album she made her mother for Mother's Day. It hold photos of her children. Next to each photo, she stamped a journaling spot for her children to write a small note to their grandmother.

We hope everyone has a wonderful day. Happy Mother's Day!

Paper: BasicGrey Sultry - stylish / dressy / citron / patina / delectable /
Cardstock: Bazzill: Hukkary / limeade / petunia
Flowers: Heidi Swapp
Imaginisce: Cha Ching Brads
Ribbon - Bazzill
Autumn leave clearstamps / journaling blocks
Making Memories foam stamps / dingbats
acrylic paint
Quickutz cookie cutter - scallops
embroidery floss
tie wraps
corner rounder
black ink

Cut pages from 1,5 mm chipboard to 9 x 13 cm. 1,5 mm chipboard can be rounded in a corner rounder, so round all corners of your pages.
Cut pages from BasicGrey paper to 9 x 13 cm.
Cut small strips of BasicGrey paper of 2 x 13 cm.
Diecut scalloped strips with Quickutz cookie cutter using Bazzill paper.
Layer flowers and big brad and attach to the paper you want to use for the front of your album. Use the same paper for the back of your album.
Glue this paper with flower to front the first chipboard page and attach ribbon to the back before you glue your photo to the back.
Glue all your BasicGrey paper to the chipboard pages and attach small BasicGrey strip and scalloped strip on the left side of your page.
Attach the photo to the left page of your album and the BasicGrey paper with stamps on the right side of your album.
First stamp with foam stamp and acrylic paint.
Let it dry and then stamp journaling block with black ink.
Punch holes with your Crop-a-Dile and bind your album with tie wraps.


Giselle said...

That's a great idea, I love the simplicity of this mini book :)


Beautiful Moniek! Good idea too xx

Em said...

So beautiful Moniek. It's fab! :)