Thursday, September 1, 2011

Lowri - Hunt and Gather Mini Album in a Tin and more...

Hi Everyone - Lowri here.

Another quick project to share today as part of my Father's Day posts. I have already shown my Tag Box and Mini Magnets in a Tin using the Kaisercraft Hunt and Gather Collection and here are a couple more easy ideas.


I am re-using another old tobacco/cigarette tin (seen above) and this time it makes the perfect home for this little square album.


This album is made from a single sheet of 12 inch cardstock paper and makes a great keepsake. I used the Hunt and Gather "Watch" paper which has a wonderfully neutral background, perfect for showcasing some small black and white pictures of the kids.


I love this little print from the paper pad which I have added to with a couple of stamps. The mini chipboard dragonfly is from Dusty Attic.


I love using black and white photos for mini albums as I feel the photos have a lovely simple feel to them - especially when you are printing them this small and they are mounted on quite a neutral background.

 
I have a few more handmade journals and albums to show using this range - but I wanted to focus on this little book which started out as a 79c notebook from the grocery store.

I covered it in the "Fossick" patterned paper and used the sticker sheet, elements from the paper pad and rubons to decorate.


I stamped each page with a little My Minds Eye stamp I found in the discount section of The Warehouse (it took less than 2 minutes to do all the pages with Stayzon which dried pretty much instantly) which is all that is needed to turn this little 79c book into a fun little gift!

Please post a comment with any questions.

Lowri :-)

5 comments:

  1. These are cool. I remember the old tims. Look back and wish I had nabbed some of my grandfathers old tins. Love the dragonfly on the notebook pages.

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  2. Wow just love your ideas and just looked at the Dusty Attic products, they are fantastic

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  3. Love those old tins! This is a neat way to hold the mini album.

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  4. Fun! I'm going to go and scrounge around the dump shop and see if I can get some old tins :-)

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  5. I love the notebook what an awesome idea!

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