Thursday, July 5, 2012

I'm BACK!!!!!!!!!! I took some time off from scrapping. Charlie at the Hen's Den was super super sweet about letting me take time off for a few months because I just needed it, I had too much going on. This have settled down and now I am back and ready to rock and roll. Here is the first project that I have done for the Hen's Den. This is one of their mini albums that they make in their store and its the Shabby Chic album. I had a ton of fun working with this album ! Title: Celebrate Family Designed by: Carla Oliveira Featuring Crate Paper Portrait Collection Supplies: The Hens Den Shabby Chic mini album Crate paper Portrait Collection, patterened paper, sheet of note cards and stickers. Maya Road Winter Roses, Houndstooth Licorice. Maya Road green gingham ribbon. Maya Road striped ribbon sunflower Music notes double sided papers Dictionary double sided papers Tim Holtz Tonic scissors Tim Holtz distress ink barn door Tim Holtz distress ink scattered straw Fiber 7 Gypsies gaffer tape I am Roses flowers and leaves Prima Flowers Decorative scissors, Sizzix Big Shot, Tim Holtz hanging sign dit cut, Fiskars decorated edge rulers, Martha Stewart butterfly punch.
Choose your patterened papers, cut to size of pages of the mini album and adhere to the pages. Front cover: Cut accent cut outs and adhere to cover, make a bow and add ribbon. Add accent celebrate and family stickers. Instructions for putting the album together: Page 1 cut pp, use decorative scissors around edges, add Maya Rd flower, 7 Gypsies gaffer tape as a border and leaves and flowers. Page 2 Tear patterned paper in half and add to page like a pocket. Make a tag out of scraps of pp add to pocket. Add a strip of music notes and I am roses flowers. Page 3 Cut patterned paper, add oval accent cut out to center, adhere strip of ribbon to the side and a bow. Then add a strip of music notes. Page 4 Use square red edged accent cut out, add sticker to the corner, prima flower, leaf and Martha Stewart butterfly. Page 5 Use Sizzix Tim Holtz die cut hanger and banner. Put together with fiber and adhere to page. Add accent cut out square to page. Page 6 Cut out patterned paper, adhere to page and use the bottom part to make a pocket. Add sticker to the tag that you make with scraps of paper, add another sticker to the center of the pocket. Page 7 Cut and distress edges of paper, and ink the edges with the distressing ink. Do the same with the accent cut out. Add to page with a sticker to the corner and a Prima flower. Page 8 Cut patterned paper out to fit page, punch holes in each corner, add fiber. Add Maya Road flower to corner along with the cinema sticker. Page 9 Adhere dictionary paper to page, double stack accent note cards together at an angle. Adhere to page along with the oval accent note card. Add ribbon and bow to the bottom of the page. Page10 Tear patterened paper with decorative ruler, make a border and a mat. Ink the edges with Tim Holtz distressed ink. Make a pocket for the bottom of the pages by tearing the paper and inking the edges. Make a tag with scrap paper and accent note card, add fiber. Page 11 Draw lines in canvas page for journaling. Make border with decorative scissors. Ink edges. Add sticker circle to the corner, and cut a punch shape out add to sticker. Page 12 Adhere dictionary paper to page, add piece of paper and accent note card. Add sticker to the corner and a Martha Stewart butterfly punch out.


  1. This is awesome, Carla! LOVE the Maya Rd flowers. Pretty colors combo, great texture, nice details. This is a wonderful mini :)

  2. So happy you are back! This is a fabulous mini! I love it!


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