5th Birthday Mini Album with a Cosmo Combo!

Hi Everyone

I have had these FABULOUS oldish Cosmo Cricket Collections sitting in my stash for ages now - but never the right project to justify cutting into them.  Last weekend I finally found it as I created a little birthday album for one of my son's best friends.


This mini album is a mix of the Joy Ride, Boyfriend and Lil Man Collections - and they blended seamlessly together.

I cut squares of paper and double sided adhesive chipboard with my Spellbinders and then just stuck the paper onto the chipboard to create some stiff pages.



I just went to town on the decoration using all the bits and pieces I had! I alternated decorated pages with blank squares so little pictures could just be printed and glued in to make a completed book by the recipient.


The wonderful variety of embellishments I had included chipboard, stickers and an old pack of rubons - which still worked perfectly. I then used my Zutter machine to bind it all together. The rings are a little small - but that doesn't matter!


I have been very fortunate this last year with opportunities that have come my way but I haven't taken as much time as I should for creating many project for the pure pleasure of it.

I loved making this - knowing the recipient would appreciate it. (I should point out that I made this for Jacob's Mum - he got Lego!!)

Please leave a comment with any questions.
Lowri :-)
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13 comments:

  1. The mini album is so sweet! The little helicopter would be a favorite here:)

    Erika
    It’s a Wrap Link Party at Artful Rising

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  2. What an adorable album! Jacob's Mum is sure to like it.

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  3. These are so cool! You worked those fabulous 50's style designs- I really love how this came together! That pencil print is SOOOO awesome- love the arrow on the cover too- I hope they keep putting stuff out there- I really like their style.

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  4. Hi Lowri, your album is absolutely gorgeous, and such a beautiful keepsake for Jacob's Mum !

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  5. WOW! That is just gorgeous! What a wonderful gift...something to be treasured for years. Would you consider sharing it here? It'd make my day!
    http://oneartmama.blogspot.com/2012/01/shine-on-fridays-10-and-some-fabulous.html

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  6. This is adorable!! I'm sure his mum loved it. thanks for sharing.

    -Lauren

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  7. Wow, you are so talented! This is so darling.

    alyschmuhl (at) gmail (dot) com

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  8. The mini album is an adorable idea for a little kid. Definitely want to make this for my little brother!
    -delaney (delaney.a.lee@gmail.com

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  9. That is a great album. Any mum would love to have one.

    -Jennifer (ronjen737@gmail.com)

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  10. This mini is so adorable!!

    lauraleelien at yahoo

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