Thursday, 25 October 2012

Olde Curiosity Shoppe Mini Album

Hi Everyone!  Thought I'd give you an update on the Mini I'm working on.  It's made with Graphic 45's Olde Curiosity Shoppe papers and I'm using the binding system as explained in my last post.  So far it is working well but I did have to change it slightly because I didn't like how it looked. My original idea was to use a couple of small hinges to create the cavity for attaching the pages to the spine  of the book, but I didn't like the fact that in some instances the hinge was actually visible.  So I decided to attach a strip of cardboard over the hinges before adding the paper. 

    Like this.

And here is the result. As you can see on the right hand page, the hinge is visible but on the left hand side I've used the new version and it does, to me, look better.
  The book is not finished yet but here are a few pages that are complete.
As is my usual practice, this mini will have lots of tags. 

And I've done a bit of fussy cutting.

As I said, the book is not quite finished but I'll show the rest when it's done.

These photos were taken with a new camera I'm trying for the fist time.  It actually belongs to my youngest son who is allowing me to have the use of it.  I love it. It is so much easier to get close-ups and I didn't have to delete half the photos I took.  Thanks Rod, you're the best.

That's it for now. Thank you for visiting.  Take care and God Bless.


  1. gorgeous work Marg love the papers, I am doing a book at the moment with Graphic45 .... so blends with minis.
    where in Adelaide do you live we must catch up ...
    email me and we can arrange a time .. love this scrap-booking world xoxo

  2. Oh so divine! Love it so much Margy.... I wish I could pop on over and meet with Helen and yourself.... booo hooo!! Heather is such a wonderful soul... though, I am sure we'll all meet when I get to Adelaide.
    I'm looking forwards to seeing the rest of your album.... have a wonderful week Margy, will write as soon as I can (catch up time).


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