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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

  • Reply Erika January 9, 2012 at 3:43 PM

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

    Erika
    It’s a Wrap Link Party at Artful Rising

  • Reply heidig January 9, 2012 at 6:29 PM

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

  • Reply WillieburgScrapper January 10, 2012 at 3:10 AM

    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.

  • Reply Mandy January 12, 2012 at 9:16 PM

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

  • Reply Amy January 15, 2012 at 12:14 AM

    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

  • Reply Stone Cottage Adventures January 15, 2012 at 2:03 AM

    This is adorable! 'Love it! -Marci

  • Reply Sandy Ang January 19, 2012 at 12:58 PM

    Oh your mini is so fantastic !

  • Reply Shooting Stars Mag January 20, 2012 at 7:21 PM

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

    -Lauren

  • Reply Alyson January 21, 2012 at 3:28 AM

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

    alyschmuhl (at) gmail (dot) com

  • Reply Delaney January 22, 2012 at 12:13 AM

    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

  • Reply JAB2003 January 22, 2012 at 4:02 AM

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

    -Jennifer (ronjen737@gmail.com)

  • Reply LauraLee January 23, 2012 at 8:39 AM

    This mini is so adorable!!

    lauraleelien at yahoo

  • Reply Erika January 23, 2012 at 4:33 PM

    I'm in love with this blog….I can't wait to use the amazing wedding ideas in the near future 😉

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