Hello my crafty peeps!
Here we are at the end of 2016 and I managed to get one final blog post in.
This project was near and dear to my heart.
It is a mini album filled with wonderful memories from my sister's recent
beach wedding in Cabo San Lucas.
|My sister & I on her wedding day - Dec 1 Cabo San Lucas|
I had this Altered Art Box from Graphic 45 and paired it with 2 packs of paper from Ella & Vi. The Vintage Backgrounds & Just Beachy collections worked so well together to create this album.
I started by painting the Box a turquoise colour to match the colour of the bridesmaids dresses.
I covered the outside & inside of the box with papers from the paper packs.
I used some wooden starfish from Southern Ridge Trading Co that I first painted with Dried Marigold Distress Paint then sprinkled with Distress Embossing Powder in Antique Linen.
The seahorse & sand-dollar dies from Sizzix were perfect additions.
The Graphic 45 Art Box came with an accordion album but I built my own chipboard album to fit inside the box.
The papers from the Just Beachy Collection are absolutely gorgeous!
I added some distress to the edges of all the pages with some sand paper.
I added the photos on each page in a cascade. It was an easy way to get a lot of photos in this album.
A few pockets on some pages made it easy to slip in a few photo collages.
My sister & her new husband loved the album when I gave it to them at Christmas. I left some room for them to add some more photos & space to write in their own memories.