Love You A Lot - Alternate Project - Mini Album

Love You A Lot Paper Pumpkin Alternate April 2015 MidnightCrafting Mini album
Love You A Lot - Alternate Project - Mini Album
April 2015 Paper Pumpkin
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Love You A Lot Paper Pumpkin Alternate April 2015 MidnightCrafting Mini album

Since Mothers Day is fast approaching, and last months kit wasn't all that mothers day-ish, I set out to make something for Mom out of this kit. Oh and I am so tickled with the results!! I even have enough to make one for Dad!! Squeeeee!! I do love a versatile project!
Love You A Lot Paper Pumpkin Alternate April 2015 MidnightCrafting Mini album

Its a Mini Album. I can tuck a gift card, or two, into the pockets. Its got room for sweet notes to my mom. Its got cute photos she can display. I <3 it="" p="">
Love You A Lot Paper Pumpkin Alternate April 2015 MidnightCrafting Mini album
Love You A Lot Paper Pumpkin Alternate April 2015 MidnightCrafting Mini album
Love You A Lot Paper Pumpkin Alternate April 2015 MidnightCrafting Mini album


I used 4 of the pocket cards to create the album. I used the Blue card bases for this one, and I'll use the yellow for my Dad's. I created an accordion binding for the book by scoring a card base every 3/4" from the short edge. I then scored at about 1.25" from the opposite edge to create the overlay bind on the outer edge.
 
Love You A Lot Paper Pumpkin Alternate April 2015 MidnightCrafting Mini album

The pages are tucked into the valleys, with the pockets all facing the same but for the last page, to keep it on the inside of the album. I secured this with double sided tape (Stampin' Up! Snail worked great!) and then decorated the pockets and added the embellishments. I used mainly the blue accent pieces, and mixed in the yellow stamps.

I love how I can use the MOM stamp to say WOW too! That will be useful!!
Love You A Lot Paper Pumpkin Alternate April 2015 MidnightCrafting Mini album
Paper Pumpkin April 2015 - Love You A Lot
Alternate Project - mini album


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Happy Crafting!
-Angie 
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