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French Kiss Mini Album

Hi friends! I'm sharing today over at the Doodlebug Design Blog This sweet "French Kiss" Mini Album will have you saying "oooo la la!" 

On a recent trip to the Dollar Tree, I found a cute wall hanger:

  This hanger included four heart-shaped chipboard pieces that were the perfect size  for a mini album.  I cut it apart the strand of hearts and used them as the five base pages:

With one side of the chipboard heart already glittered, I simply added  a few layers of stickers and die cuts.  To the plain back-side of the heart:  I traced the shape onto patterned paper, trimmed out and then attached with craft glue.  The chipboard is quite thick, so I was also able to adorn the edges with chunky twine!






After all of the pages were decorated, I assembled them by creating a hole in the top left corner of each page and then used a white shower hook to hold them together.  I love using these hooks for mini albums so that they can easily be hung from a hanger or knob!
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Business Card Mini Album

Happy Friday! Today I'm sharing a trash-to-treasure mini album idea.   My husband was going to trash his old business card holder,  but he gave it to me to see what I could do with it.   So I re-purposed it to a "Winter Business Card Mini Album"

I've used the Snow & Cocoa collection from Crate Paper and lots of adhesives  from Scrapbook Adhesives:

For the business card holder that I have, you can find ones online.  Mine includes 12 individual clear pages with three slots for cards on a page.

To begin, I cut enough base papers to fill each of the card slots.  I used the E-Z Runner® Grand Ultra Strong Refill to attach two  (non-double-sided papers) back-to-back.

For the front cover of the binder,  I wanted a good secure hold for the cover  paper so I chose the Adhesive Sheets 6 x12 inch for attaching my patterned paper.



 Afterward, I decorated the front with die-cut elements using  the 3D Foam Circles White Mix. To create glittery snow drops, a combination  of Adhe…

A New Team

Hey, y'all! Now that the "Seasons Givings" Hop is over and winners have been sent their packages, I wanted to announce some exciting news that I've been holding off sharing...

I'm incredibly excited to announce that I have been invited back to design cute stuff with Doodlebug Design for 2019! These ladies are some of the most talented in the industry and I am very honored to be counted amongst them :)
We'll start sharing projects with the two newest collections this week!

Aren't these just delightful!?! See all of the components from each collection on the Doodlebug Blog :)  And if you're a Doodlebug collector, you'll find that you can mix'n match these from other lines...peep the adorable collector pins too while you're over at the blog!
Until next time, keep on craftin'! XOXOX

Seasons Givings Hop WINNERS!

Many thanks to you all who stopped by, commented and followed me through the 7th annual "Seasons Givings" Blog Hop! I enjoyed reading each comment and appreciate the kind words :) **I LOVE doing this, so I'll be hosting more giveaways from my blog soon**
Now onto the three WINNERS: Julia- Instagram handle: bluesh4ark...VINTAGE GIRL KIT WINNER Susie Gerdes- Handmade Planner Bookmark WINNER Christi Conely- Handmade Planner Bookmark WINNER
CONGRATULATIONS, ladies!   Please email me @ shellye819@aol.com with your address and I'll have your prizes out on Monday.
Thanks again for making this an amazing hop!