Thursday, December 01, 2011

1st Day Of Christmas Blog Hop

WhooHoo!  December is here and it’s the first day of Veronica and Beatriz Christmas Blog Hop!!  

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OK, so as you know I love making altered items.  So for my first album sample I chose this cute mini album.  I like to add trinkets (or in this case a dolly) to my binding.  I think it adds to the album theme and makes the album seem more complete. I really like the cute wood doll. 

The cover has a pocket and a journaling card "10 Things I Love About Christmas" 

I wanted the colors to be subdued and traditional so I choose brick reds and browns.  Isn't this dolly so cute?  I wish I remember where I bought her so I could get more.  The album is from My Little Yellow Bicycle.

Notice how I sewed my mattes.  I really love sewing the mattes to give my album a finished look.

I used these flag stickers, double mounted on cardstock, strung them with fiber and pop dotted.

Since the title of the album was "10 things I love about Christmas" I chose to use the numbers as tabs for the pages with room for journaling.

There are 12 chipboard pages including the covers. It measures approx 6x6. Each page has a sewn double 4x4 matte with 10 journaling strips for you to title your favorite things. Also notice how the album pages have different edges.
Beatriz from  and I are so excited to be participating together on this blog hop and hopefully we will inspire you.
So dont forget to follow the blog and/or leave a comment in order to be entered in the blog candy drawing.
Happy 1st day of Christmas!  Come back tomorrow.


  1. Hi Veronica, this is too cute, love all de details and colores, thanks for sharing, love
    Karla U

  2. This is just fabulous!!!!!!!! Love it!

  3. Love your Mini's Veronica! I'm going to appoint you as our Mini Queen! Next year I want to be in yall's Blog Hop! Merry Christmas, see ya soon!

  4. Karen Tabor9:21 AM

    Very nice. Thanks for sharing.

  5. I am a new follower and I can already see that I love all of your designs. What a beautiful mini book!

  6. I am your new follower, one of my favorite thing are the mini albums. I love your blog, thanks for sharing

  7. Such a lovely mini, Veronica!! And that doll is soooo cute!!


  8. What a great idea for a blog hop. Enjoying day 1, it is beautiful.

  9. Oh wow this little mini album is just gorgeous! I love all the detail and the color is just yummy. TFS
    shesasassylady at gmail dot com

  10. What can I say??? Just beautiful!!


  11. I am so into mini albums now and I am so loving this one. Fantastic job!

  12. Anonymous9:21 PM

    what a stunning album! love the little doll.

  13. This album is amazing!!

  14. How beautiful!!!! Absolutely love how you decorated the front of the album!!

  15. This is such a cute album!


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