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Thursday, November 10, 2011

Latest Paper Bag Mini Album


I made a personal history mini album, working out a new way to join the bags and get some extra flaps and folding pockets. I love how sturdy something as ephemeral as a paper sack becomes once it is laminated with papers and cardstocks.



Vellum printed with the aid of Perfect Crafting Pouch



Ingredients:
Papers & Cardstock: Cosmo Cricket, Recollections, AC, origami papers (my stash)
Cardstock frames: Piggy Tales
Charms & Embellishments: Orient Express, Making Memories
Inks: Studio G, Tim Holtz Distress Inks
Brads: Recollections
Buttons & Pins: My stash
Ribbon & RickRack: Making Memories
Cricut carts: Pagoda, Birthday Cakes
Rub Ons: EZ
Glue: ScraPerfect Best Glue Ever
Tools: ScraPerfect Embellie Gellie, Perfect Crafting Pouch, Perfect Cleaning Cloth, Cricut Paper Trimmer, bone folder, glass nail file (for distressing)


Letting the BGE get tacky on metal embellishments - 
time to scrub cutting board with some baby wipes!


I'm hoping to demo this kind of thing at CHA 2012 as part of the big cross promotion ScraPerfect is creating with a bunch of other cool tool companies. I'm thinking of stepping into the modern world and making a How To video for You Tube. Reportedly, You Tube is now the second biggest search engine after Google.

Meanwhile, you can see other photos (more of my baby pics) of the finished project on the ScraPerfect blog.

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