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

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

  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.

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

  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!

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


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

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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

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

    -Jennifer (ronjen737@gmail.com)

  10. This mini is so adorable!!

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  11. 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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