Saturday, August 1, 2009

June & July 2009

I wrapped up our summer in a cute little mini album I made last week. Yes, the album included many baseball pics! We didn't take a vacation this year or really do anything big, but it's often the little things that matter anyway. I enjoyed taking the time to document memories for the boys. (Click on the image below to view larger.)

I used the new Scenic Route Garden Grove paper line to cover tags that I cut from chipboard (packaging from misc. scrapbook supplies). The cover has an "overlay" of KI Memories lace cardstock. I accented the cover with a couple Jenni Bowlin calendars that I cut off the packaging for larger diecut calendars. To get my photos to fit, I made collages on 4x6 prints. The larger pics were six to a sheet and the smaller ones were 16 to a page.

One of my favorite things about the album is how I accented the binder ring that holds it all together. In addition to using ribbon and rick-rack, I also added some felt flowers and plastic American Crafts suns. As a finishing touch, I threaded buttons onto one of the ribbons.

3 comments:

Addie said...

Very cute Amy! I love the little calendars and all the goody tied on the ring! Great mini album!

Janine said...

How cute is this! WHERE did you get those adorable little calendars??? I want them! Email me please!!! :)

Lindsey said...

So cute!!! I am planning on doing a summer mini with that line too...only with a cosmo cricket blackboard album...we'll see when I get around to it! ha ha