Friday, December 02, 2011

Day 2 of 25 Days of Christmas Blog Hop

Happy Happy Blog Hop Day Two!! Thank you for participating in our blog hop and for your wonderful comments. Beatriz and I are so very happy with the way the blog is going and its only day two!! So dont forget to go over to Amazing Grace after you leave me a comment or become a follower :)

Well, I just finished this little album. Its been rolling around in my head for a couple of weeks and I am very happy to have finished it. I got inspired by the paper of course, and I tried to keep the same country primitive feel throughout the album.

The pages are made from envelopes so that gave me extra room for large tags, which of course I also decorated.

The cover has a cute tin ornament. I started adding layers to the cover because I am all about the Layers!!

All my double mattes are sewn and I try to put an embellishment on every matt. I like details so I think it adds a little extra when you do that. There are more pages but I just wanted to give you a taste for the album.

I love it when the album has lots to look at; which is why when I create tags I tend to put tabs on them that have interest.  These tab-snowflakes on the tags not only makes it easy to grab and pull out but I think they add to the whole album. 

For a little extra I went back through the album and stickled the snowflakes, and some of the holly.

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I am off to make another mini :)  I will try and start one tonight so that I can hopefully finish the new album by tomorrow.  Im pretty fast at albums, but still it takes at least 10 hours to make a full mini.  The more embellies I add and the more detail the longer it takes.  So wish me luck that I get full on mojo :)

Happy Happy Scrappy and visit us for Day Three!!


  1. Love day 2...and I am like you..Mini's are quicker than a two page layout for me.

  2. Love this album too!I like they way it has lots of different texture from tin to felt but it all goes together so well!

  3. Luv it, especially the layering. Time for me to try some minis!

  4. Oh my gosh love this mini!! All the layering is fantastic :)

  5. Adorable Veronica :)

  6. Wow this little mini is amazing! Love the detail and the pops of glitter and shimmer... just like Christmas! Love it. TFS
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  7. Wow!!!! This is the most beautiful album I've ever seen.. Its breathtaking.. Im with Bea today in Dothan AL.. She said its beautiful to. I hope its your blog candy...and I want to win.

  8. Love this mini, I can almost smell the gingerbread cookies and hot cocoa!

  9. Anonymous7:16 PM

    such a gorgeous little book. i especially love the snowmen!

  10. This mini has a personality all its own! I love your embellishing. It's obvious your love for your craft. You put a lot into your work.

  11. Another beautiful mini album. You do such a great job on these!

  12. Super cute album...I just love all the xmas colors!!


  13. Gorgeous!!!!!!!!!!!!! Love all of the snowmen!

  14. Veronica, this Mini is so cute, love all the embellishing, and the cover is espectacular!!!

  15. Love the idea of the tin ornament. Once again a beautiful album!


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