Sunday, December 11, 2011

Mini Album for my Baby Niece

My brother-in-law and his wife recently gave birth to a sweet lil' angel and we celebrated her full moon (one month old) party yesterday. My gift to them is a 6" x 6" 10-page mini album incorporating pictures of their baby girl which I downloaded off their Facebook album. The album is pretty much 95% complete with photos except for journaling spots which are left empty so they can personalize it with their own precious thoughts. The ring bound album is also flexible in such a way that they can add on more pages or mementos or re-position the pages.

I'm using American Craft's chipboard ring-bound album which is part covered in pink fabric. I've left the pink fabric exposed and covered most of the raw chipboard with pattern paper.

Album cover - Welcome baby Christabelle!!!

Side view; each LO is housed in a clear protector.
This is the inside cover. I included a nice poem I found online;

Inside front cover.
Close-up of the poem.

Here comes the inside layouts, they are basically full layout formats made on 6" x 6" cardstock or pp.

A poem on the front page.



















Lastly, this is the inside-back-cover:

Isn't she simply ADORABLE??? Those huge eyes :)

I can't possibly list out each and every single supply used in this album but I'll mention a few notable collections; Fancy Pants Baby Mine 6x6 pad, Simple Stories Baby Steps 12 x 12 pp, MME Lost & Found 2 Blush 6x6 pad, Echo Park Country Road 6x6 pad, Webster's Pages Let's Celebrate Sweet & Treats 12 x 12, PP Nantucket Oyster Bar 12 x 12, PP Snow Day 12 x 12 (on the cover), 7 Gypsies Baby rub-ons.

I'm very excited with this album and had many hours of pleasure working on it. I think I spent around 3 weeks on it, I guess it would have been quicker if I had only one project at hand. I'm super pleased that they liked the album :) I think it's nice to have these precious pics all compiled and ready for showing to family and friends at the party. A satisfying and fulfilling project for me indeed, just to see the smiles on their faces makes me really HAPPY :)

Here's my sis-in-law, the pretty new mummy :)

Thanks for dropping by and looking :) Have a good week ahead!

6 comments:

Nadia Cannizzo said...

This is SO beautiful. OH I just love it and I am sure you sister in law was thrilled!

Lean said...

Its a beauty the album and the lovely girl.It shows that you have spend many time at the album.
byebye,Lean

Amelia Khalik said...

Ooohhh this is one sweet and adorable mini! Ur sil look pleased with the gift! I'm sure..:)))

Cindy Gay said...

Priceless!

Blossom inch said...

they have every reason to love the album and of course this album is so beautiful Marina...I myself love it! Gorgeous, fab and stunning work as always.

Cindy Lee said...

Oh my! How adorable is your mini album for your niece! Think I better start mine soon :)

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