April 5, 2011

Radom Scrapbooking Projects

This week I decided that instead of having a theme I would show you a couple of random projects I did which shows a little how the scrapper's mind works, well, at least how I work...all over the place but organized... contradicting but true!!!!

I make cards just about every day but  I am not one to take measurements in every project so eyeballing comes in handy for me but as for the envelope it obviously has to be measured.

This week I found a way to make an origami envelope with a 12" by 12" piece of paper that just so happens is a perfect fit for my cards which is usually anywhere from 4' or 51/2" by  6" or 7", ( a wild guess )
Here is a couple of pictures I took, it is so easy to do!

Male Birthday Card Envelope

Wedding Envelope
I also got adventurous and tried making a mini book which I have to say didn't turn out to bad!! It does call for taking measurements so next time I will have to heavily consider that option if I want perfection. I designed the cover of the book with my own homemade glimmer mist... I used modge podge on white card stock, sanded it and added different colors of glimmer mist.

Check it out and let me know what you think! I also covered every page inside with decorative paper and distressed the whole book... this picture was taken before I distressed it.

Mini Book
"Pages inside are incomplete at this stage"

You don't always have to start an album from scratch, in the next picture I used an album that was tucked away unused. All I did was cover it with paper and embellishments! I also painted the binding and added ribbons. This is another incomplete project but will be done in the next 2 weeks , I will be sure to post a picture. I am a scrap hopper which means I jump from one project to another, it is more interesting that way for me and I always end up completing each one. To each their own!,  right?? 

Spring Album

Spring Album

Last for this week: A couple of cards that I did!

Young man's Birthday Card

Easter Card- I seen instructions for this card on a blog last week and thought to give it a world! If you are interested in making one like this , leave a comment and I can give you the site's  address.

Thanks for reading my blog!

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