Prehistoric Mini-album

I picked up this chipboard album at Michaels for $1.oo at least a year ago.  I scanned one page and brought it into Sure Cuts A Lot (SCAL) to make a template for the papers.  I used a Tim Holtz ink pad to ink the edges of the chipboard, but couldn’t get into the angles between the petals.  So I finally used one of my journaling markers!  I was able to get all the way into the tiny angles.

I cut and glued on coordinating papers, then used an angled sanding block to distress the edges.  I thought it looked prehistoric, and I found the perfect little cuts to match that theme on the Paper Dolls Dress Up cartridge.


About Evelyn

I created this little blog so that I could have a place to show different crafts that I make for my family, my friends, my students, and myself! I have always enjoyed crafting. I particularly love paper and wool, and that's what I'm currently working with.
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3 Responses to Prehistoric Mini-album

  1. Elaine says:

    very cute … I have seen the chipboard cutouts various places but was not sure what to do with them other than stamping something on them … great idea using SCAL and cutting shapes … also, great tip about the ‘sides’ …

  2. Jill says:

    Your mini albums are so cute… love your ideas. I’m just starting to make them and really appreciate your creativity. I just purchased the elegant edges cartridge and it will be so easy to put these together!

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