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Happy Harvest Mini Album

The Fall harvest season is upon us and I’m sharing an adorable 
 mini book that I plan on using to highlight some of our favorite autumn memories! 
I've incorporated the "Story of Fall" Collection from
ECHO PARK PAPER
and the house die and enhancement dies from Top Dog Dies.


  Using prompts from the various stickers and die-cuts (such as pumpkin patch, falling
 leaves, etc.) I’ll be encouraged to take certain photos throughout the fall months.


 For the front cover, I die-cut the sweet fox and pumpkins from papers found in the
 6X6 Paper Pad.  I used a little pink chalk to blush up his cheeks and a burnt orange ink 
to add some shading to the pumpkins.  After assembling all of the pieces, I added 
them to the front with foam adhesive. 




Between a few of the pages, I also added 3X4 journal cards so I’ll have 
some extra room for journaling! 
And while preparing my pages, I precut mats for each page to measure 3”X4.5”.  
To some of them, I adhered a strip of various washi tapes for extra color and pattern.  
The mats were machine-stitched into place before gluing onto the chipboard base.



 Mix and match ephemera pieces with chipboard and stickers!  Adding enamel dots or
 small brads is like icing on the cake, so an embellishment never goes without one!



Sometimes adding a brad is an after-thought, such as to the center of the chipboard
 flower to the left.  I used a pair of steel snips to remove the prongs from the brads
 and then attached the brad to the center of the flower with a dimensional glue dot.




Happy Harvest Mini Book by Shellye McDaniel with the "The Story of Fall" collection by #EchoParkPaper.
Enamel dots give the appearance of nail heads along the side of a label sticker or
chipboard sentiment…it’s the perfect touch!  And don’t forget to layer on smaller
stickers to your larger chipboard or die-cut accents.  The blue ticket heart added
just the right amount of POP to the hedgehog’s backside!
Thanks for letting me share my little mini with you today!


PRODUCTS:
The Story of Fall
Fall Small Floral Paper
Dots Paper
Icons Paper
Pumpkins Paper
Rulers Paper
3X4 Journaling Cards Paper
Element Sticker
Alpha Sticker
Decorative Brads
6x12 Chipboard
6x6 Paper Pad
Ephemera
Decorative Tape – Plaid
Decorative Tape - Acorns & Leaves
Enamel Dots
Fox Designer Die Set
Pumpkin Set Designer Die Set

Comments

  1. Cute, clever and so amazingly well done!!! Love how you add stitching to your projects!!!

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