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Topic: Mini Accordion Album for my Mom  (Read 1007 times)
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« on: January 23, 2009 04:32:25 AM »

oooh, lots of alliteration in the subject! makes me heppy!  Roll Eyes sorry, there should be a dorky smiley for such purposes!

So, I live in UK, and I haven't seen my family in about a year. Ma's birthday was coming up, so I decided something special was due!

Hope you like it, I loved every second of making it, and I can see this too becoming an addiction. It took ages because i wanted every page to be just purrrfect, and distressing every itty bit bit of paper took a while. (first time distressing, did not use ink, I used diluted acrylics and a sponge) So here goes ...

It is embellished with beads, sequins, gems, glitter glue, the celtic motif on the front i cut out with a craft knife and hand sponged, foam punchouts, and of course photographs from my wedding and photos of my last few days at home in Pakistan. The paper I used was green cardstock and Papermania's Retro Floral paper. The finished album is about 2.3" x 2.3" x 0.7"

Thankyou for looking! Comments and criticism are always appreciated  Cheesy

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« Reply #1 on: January 23, 2009 04:50:28 AM »

Wow this is pretty amazing. I love some of the paper you used, they are beautiful. I'm sure she will love it.  Wink

« Reply #2 on: January 23, 2009 02:34:54 PM »

Beautiful work, great job!  I am sure your mother with treasure this!!  Very nice layout, and I like the color choice.  Well done!!!!!
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