Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Holidays from the Heart Gift Guide Hop

The holiday guide from Close to my Heart is live and ready for you to enjoy all the goodies. To show you many wonderful things you can do with the items in the holiday gift guide you can check out all the participates in this linky blog hop. The list of participates are below, and check back over the next few days as that list may grow!

Let's get started with my project:

I chose to use the My Creations Hip Pics Album, with the Sparkle Chevron Shapes.

You get these 5 sheets of Die-cut shapes. Which is great but overwhelming. So what I did first was I poped all of those shapes out and started stamping them with the stamp set. That way they are ready to be used for this project and future projects.
Next thing I did was put some of the die cuts on the cover, for them to go around a photo. I was in debate on which photos to use with this super cute album, so I decorated it with out photos.
The pictures of my son surfer look just great with the colors of the die-cuts. So you could see what a 4x6 photo looks like in these I inserted on. There is actually a little bit of over hand on it that I need to trim off. The pictures however do fit wonderfully in this. Making it a great little photo album since the typical photos laying around are 4x6.
Here you can see where I attached die cuts on the edges to hang over the photos on purpose. I liked this a lot because it allows that scrap booking feel with stuff on the pictures. However it isn't actually on the picture.

Lastly here is some of the chevron sparkles. You may have also noticed through out I tried to leave enough room on each page to make sure I could journal if I wanted to. With out inserting pictures in to it now, you now can see what this cute album could look like and its potential as a gift to a loved one.

Supply List:
**Item codes for each item are linked to my ctmh website so you can see larger pictures of the items with their prices, and purchase if you would like. I provided the item codes so you can have an easier time shopping on your consultants website.**

My Creations Hip Pics Album: Z1915
Sparkle Cheveron Shapes: Z1909
Lagoon Houndstooth Washi Tape: Z1850
Sparkle and Shine Washi Tape 3 pack: Z1907,

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  1. I love this Hip Pic Album.....I think it will make awesome gifts.

  2. Great start on your album. Can't wait to get one.

  3. I think I might get this for my daughter as a gift. TFS

  4. I can't wait to try the hip pic album. Great job.

  5. love this fun project... can't wait to start on mine!

  6. I have one of these on it's way to me. I LOVE it!! Awesome job!!

  7. Cute! I purchased one as well. Excited to use it after seeing yours.