Mixed & Matched Mini Album | Angela Tombari

Hi friends! Welcome on the blog!

Today, I am sharing with you a scrapbooking mini album created with my January 2020 Hip Kit Club kits.

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The title of the mini is Mixed & Matched because it contains ‘left-over’ photos from previous projects and photos not well printed. I don’t like throwing photos so I gathered them to give them a second chance.

 

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The mini album is 6 x 4,50 inches and the cover is made out of a withe Bazzil card-stock. The cover is decorated with many layers of elements. I first used a wash of pink Magical from the Color kit and then the stencil with dimensional paste on top.

 

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The binding of the mini consists of seven strings that hold in place the pages. Each string can contain from one to four pages.

 

On the spine of the mini I enjoyed playing with colored threads, trying to weaving. It was an attempt, it is not perfect but I like how it turned out.

 

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For the closure is just a string wrapped around the mini and embellished with a tassel made out of the same thread of the spine.

 

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The pages are the patterned papers from the Main kit, mainly from Pinkfresh Studio. They are sixteen in total and some of them are interactive.

 

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Since the photos are different one from another, the mini doesn’t really have a theme. They have in common that are mainly printed black and white and that are all ofย  me and my family.

 

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Here is a close-up of the flower I created taking advantage of the stitching of the photo in the previous page. Isn’t it fun? ๐Ÿ™‚

 

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To give interesting to the album, I varied the dimension of the pages, and the peeking effect of the patterns is so beautiful.

 

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For the dates of the photos, I created some tags using Hip Kit Club Exclusives stamps from November kit. I fussy cut them and printed the date with a date stamp I have in my stash.

 

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This is one of the page of the mini that I prefer. I used a 3 x 4 inch pocket life card on top of the black and white Pinkfresh Studio paper and adhered the puffy sticker word Cute. On the photo, I aligned three hearts and stitched them in place with my sewing machine.

 

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An example of a tiny decoration. The banner is from Pinkfresh Studio die-cuts and the star is from the December Documented kit.

 

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With the remaining white Bazzil of the cover, I created a tag. It was meant to contain the journaling but I changed idea and decided to use it as a decoration, with a piece of backer’s twine wrapped around,

 

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Below are a couple of fun decorating idea using Pinfresh Studio chipboard circles. Here, I punched a hole directly on the photo, stitched around it and place in the middle the chipboard.

 

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In this page, I used the circle as a charm. I punched a tiny hole in the circle and hanged it to the photo with a pin.

 

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Thank you so much for stopping by. I hope you enjoyed the project and feel inspired to create with Hip Kit Club kits.

 

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Love, NG <3

 

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