Tuesday, 17 September 2013

A Year of 8ness

WARNING: photo heavy post as it's Mini Album time!! :D

Every year I create an album for my God-daughter documenting the fun things she has done in the previous 12 months. click here to see last year's

After rooting around my album drawer I came across a tag album....with 6 pockets....perfect one pocket for every two months :D

So let's get on with it as there are a lot of photos to get through!

I gessoed the front cover to tone the colour of the chipboard down a bit and then used a mask and Distress Inks (again!!! I know, but I love it!!) 

Fancy Pants number, Spellbinders Die '@', Heidi Swapp glitter bow, Elle Studio tag

Some months have more photos than others......I am just given the photos on a memory stick :) I don't think it matters though. I have decorated all of the tags but I'm not sure that her Mummy will want me sharing all of her here are some close ups :)

a painted Craftwork Cards chipboard heart, Ali Edwards banner cut on the Silhouette

Pretty Little Studio Vintage card

This book paper butterfly was one of the gazillion I had to make when GD came for the day. I had put some into a kit for her and she had run out....So she did the die cutting and painting and I did the sticking and stamping!! I was allowed to have one :) 

So that's another year done and dusted.....I can not believe she is 9 now...well 9 1/4 cos it's taken me forever to get this done LOL!!

Thanks for popping in today,

Ali x 


  1. I love the idea of having a little book of photos to document a year of does save on space. You did a brilliant job Ali. I love the colours and the little touches. :)

  2. Polka how you've used them right through, & the photos on tags is a fabulous idea! All those lovely little bits...including the different ways of writing the months...oh, yes! I noticed:):):) totally gorgeous. Can I be your God D if I send a bunch of pics???!!!!!!!

  3. What a lovely idea. She'll be so grateful when she's older and has all those memories captured for her. Lovely mini with pretty colours and embellies

  4. such a fabulous mini!!! I adore it!!! And so many little details to admire...x

  5. this is a great idea - perhaps I should have a go at something like this for my nieces!


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