Hello everyone, and no the title does not mean I'm getting married again lol. I used a fabulous stamp from Stamping Bella, this is from the Close Ups range. Whilst trying desperately to sort my papers, I discovered that I had 2 of these MME Lost & Found Heirloom pads, both with just a few pages used, no idea how that happened, so I was looking for a project to use them up. I decided to combine them with this stamp and make a mini album that would be suitable for an engagement or a wedding, maybe even an anniversary.
As I was in a bit of a hurry and didn't want to think too much I used envelopes for my pages. I used a project from Ginger of My Sister's Scrapper here as inspiration for the basic pages, but I didn't follow her tutorial as she used quite a different style of envelope which I could not get in the shape and size that I used, so I just did my own thing and kept it super simple. Basically I glued down the flap to the inside and then glued a square of design paper on top, making sure that I didn't apply glue to the area where there was an empty space, so that it left a pocket.
I did use Ginger's method for attaching the envelopes to Kathy Orta's Hidden Hinge binding.
The envelopes I used came with matching cards, and I used some of the cards to make booklet inserts to hold photographs.
Even though it's fairly simple I like the way it came out and you could fit quite a lot of photographs in this album.
I've added a list of items used at the end of my post.
I covered my album with some neutral card stock and then matted with the design papers on black cardstock. I matted the image (coloured with Copics) onto some black cardstock also and popped a die cut doily behind, then I used some gorgeous mulberry flowers , a metal key and some beautiful pearl and diamante bling to embellish.
I covered the spine with some lovely ruffled trim and added 3 shades of pink seam binding which I scrunched to make more vintage looking and some charms.
Some pictures of the inside.
I made a little envelope again with my envelope punch board.
On the inside back cover I cut a large heart with a Whimsy die and stamped the sentiment that comes with the image stamp.
It's very difficult to show you everything in photographs, so I have a video below so you can see allthe pockets and interactive stuff better.
30 mm Shabby Pink Ruffled Ribbon
Seam Binding Siam Pink
Seam Binding Rose Petal Pink
Seam Binding Posie Dark Rose Pink
Ivory White Magnolia Flower
20 mm Ivory Open Rose
20 mm Pale Pink Open Rose
10 mm Pale Pink Open Rose
Beaded Berries Ivory/Cream
Charm Heart with Side Loop
Heart Shiny Silver Acrylic Charm
Key Ornate Large Charm
20 mm Pearl & Diamante Flower Embellishment
That's all from me today, have a lovely weekend! :) xx