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Baby Altered $2 Photo Album

Hi Everyone

A really simple idea to share today – but a practical and fun gift with a really personal touch. I have again mainly used the Earth Love collection from Cosmo Cricket- but also some Crate Paper Little Sprout and Lillian because the colours matched so perfectly..
Here’s how I did it!
Pick up a cheap photo album – making sure that the inside covers are easily removable. These ones just slid right out..
Next, simply remove the card inserts front and back, measure accurately and manufacture a work of art to suit the purpose of the gift you are giving! It really couldn;t be simpler. 
You could even just spend 5 mins cutting paper to size and simply use Thickers with a die-cut to spell someones name – SUPER EASY!
I made this one for my sister’s partner – it has a bit more of a manly feel!
This is such a lovely, personal gift – and of course you could fill it with photos for the recipient to make it extra special..  I left mine blank so my sister can fill it with wonderful pics of her new arrival..
Stay tuned for the final day tomorrow – I have another tutorial which I am excited about!
Lowri 🙂
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13 Comments

  • Reply ~*~Ashlee~*~ January 7, 2011 at 7:21 AM

    I LOVE it – very clever, and love how creative and quick and easy it is, you often need a quick gift!!!

  • Reply Christine January 7, 2011 at 7:27 AM

    Wow! What an awesome idea! This is the first time I've checked out your blog, and I love it!

  • Reply Desirée January 7, 2011 at 8:21 AM

    that's my way of srapbooking: as cheap as possible! It is nice again!
    And thanks for visiting my blog too!

  • Reply Dianne January 7, 2011 at 8:50 AM

    What a fabulous idea! So simple, yet looks amazing!

  • Reply gypsylcm January 7, 2011 at 9:10 AM

    What a great way to personalize the album!

  • Reply Angi @ CokiePop January 7, 2011 at 7:55 PM

    Adorable project. Love it. 🙂

  • Reply Purple January 8, 2011 at 12:18 AM

    You do lovely work, Lowri, and give us such great ideas! Thank you also for the comment on my blog. 🙂

  • Reply scrappinmomto2girls January 8, 2011 at 2:56 AM

    I Love the colors and the bird 🙂 what a great idea!!

  • Reply Rhonda January 8, 2011 at 5:28 AM

    Your projects are so cute….thank you so much for sharing them!

  • Reply Chris C January 8, 2011 at 5:47 AM

    Great idea – I am going to look for some of these albums tomorrow.

  • Reply karen January 8, 2011 at 10:05 AM

    AWESOME and such a cheap idea.
    Have enjoyed your holiday blogs when we all have a few extra minutes to enjoy them. Keep up the good work.

  • Reply Janette January 8, 2011 at 11:32 AM

    Simply amazing at a great price! Thans for sharing.

  • Reply Charisma3103 January 8, 2011 at 8:23 PM

    I love this baby album I love the papers and embellies you used makes me wish mine were still babies

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