Mini "Album in a Tin" for Father's Day

Hi Everyone 

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.


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 :-)


10 comments:

  1. Gorgeous little additions to your set, love the stamping on the pages of the notebook. You may have a little chuckle when you see my post for AC tomorrow....my littles set is same same, but different...lol (great minds thinks alike)

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  2. I LOVE this. It looks so great, and seriously, only 79cents? Amazing.

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  3. this is so neat! I love it!

    I would love it if you would share this and/or any other projects you have been up to at Tuesday Talent Show at Chef In Training! Plus there is a fun giveaway too! Thanks so much and I hope to see you there!
    -Nikki
    http://chef-n-training.blogspot.com

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  4. I absolutely adore the mini journal in a tin. Gorgeous idea and project, Lowri!

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  5. absolutely thrilled for you re MLYB. You go girl !!!

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  6. Wow, this is even cuter than your magnets! Great idea!

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  7. I'm visiting you from the Tatertots & Jello link party. What a sweet idea. I really feel like handmade gifts mean the most. Beautiful project and gift.

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  8. This is just darling! I love sweet little gifts like this. Would make for a nice Valentine gift too.

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