Ta Da! I shared a sneak peek of this album with you last week and here is the finished product! As you can tell, I'm very excited about this mini album! I love all of the albums from Punky Sprouts, who makes these very cool albums. The albums all include pages made from chipboard, ivory canvas and acrylic. The comb binding on this album, Punky Posh, holds the pages together very loosely. The binding is loose so you can pull the pages out, decorate them and replace them on the binding. The flexible style of these albums is my favorite quality. It allows you to push your creative boundaries as far as you want on each project.
I took this album home and my first thought was that I should add some of my own pages into the mix. After reading about so many creative uses for burlap all over the blogosphere, I just had to use it in this album. And with my love of sepia tone photos, I knew that a brown canvas page would look great too.
To decorate my album, I chose papers, ribbons and embellishments from the Together, Fabulous and artsy.licious collections by Chatterbox.
If you're looking for more fun ideas using the Punky Sprouts albums, check out their blog!
As for me, I'll share some more detailed photos of this album in Part 2 of this post next week. I'll be writing it this weekend as I pack for my trip to Mexico. I'm lucky enough to be celebrating my upcoming 40th birthday with two close friends I met in the dorms my freshman year at UofO. We'll be laying in the sun & having a few margaritas this time next week. After I'm back, I promise to make more rounds of all the cool, creative blogs out there!
If you're in need of a party tomorrow night, don't forget to stop by Ann's Virtual Girls Night Out. You'll meet lot's of other fun bloggers and get tons of comments for your blog.
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