I am continuing to work in my metal covered mini album that I made a couple of months ago. I still have lots of blank pages to work in, and like I said before, Altered Pages is my go to store for dressing up my mini album pages.
My first page spread: Background papers are from the Glitz Designs Pretty in Pink paper pad. I used the Brighton Beach and Vintage Vacations collage images, layered onto slightly larger cream card stock. I also used the "Miami Beach" image from the USA States Florida collage sheet.
I inked two chipboard scroll corners with Memento Luxe Rhubarb Stalk and heat embossed with clear embossing powder, adding tiny pearl stickers. For filler, I added a few of the roses from the Valentine Stickers sheet, and a few flowers punched from scraps of the print paper.
|Left Side of Spread|
I cut a piece of paper from the Uncharted Waters paper to fit the front of the envelope, and used my Ranger Blending Tool to distress the edges of the paper with the Leather inx.
|Right Side of Spread with Envelope shown|
|Right Side of Spread without Envelope shown|
For a shadow effect and to make each collage image pop, I added charcoal pencil around the edges and smudged it with a Blending stump.
|Front of envelope|
|Back of envelope|
I layered the Brighton Beach collage images onto slightly larger cream card stock and adhered to page, as shown.
I adhered the banner from the Yours Truly What-Nots Embellishment Collection across the top of the page, as shown. I used foam dots to lift them off the page.
I used a coin envelope and punched a thumb notch in the top of it, then added one of the Brighton Beach collage images that I distressed with Leather Inx and Ranger Blending Tool.
|Left Side of Spread|
I used the Seashell Mold and Paperclay to make this selection of shells, sand dollars, etc. When dry, I painted each piece with Twinkling H20s and adhered onto and around my cheesecloth.
For the tag insert, I used a TREASURES Bingo Card and left the back blank to journal onto. I thought that whenever I go to the beach, I find all sorts of treasures, like these shells and such I have added.
Altered Pages Collage Sheets: USA States Florida; Vintage Vacations; Brighton Beach
Glitz Design Paper Pads: Pretty in Pink, Uncharted Waters; Sunshine in My Soul
Graphic 45 Come Away With Me Stamp set
Yours Truly What-Nots Embellishment Collection
Bingo Card Packs
Ranger Blending Tool
Mixed Media Salazar Inx (Leather)(Mossy)
Memento Luxe Rhubarb Stalk
Lightbulb safety pins
Cream card stock
Twinkling H20s (ColourArte)
Clear embossing powder
File Tabs die cut (Tim Holtz)
Self-adhesive paper wall joint tape
I hope you enjoyed my project today, and that you can use some of these ideas for your scrapbook pages of your summer vacation, or a summer card for someone, or perhaps an art journal page with the same theme.
Thanks so much for stopping by, and have a wonderful and creative week!