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Crafts: Tricks & Treats Mini Album

Tricks & Treats Halloween Mini Album

Hi lovelies! Halloween is coming & I am so so excited! I got my outfit all ready and enough candy to last me until spring! This mini album is of course inspired by this great holiday, so if you happen to have a spare moment, follow along with me! I used the gorgeous, retro paper from My Mind’s Eye, Frightful collection which features jack-o-lanterns, spiders, skeletons and much more!

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Personal: Interview with Morpho Pyrrou Design

Last week I received a message from Morpho on Esty, wondering if she could interview me for her Interior Design blog! I was super happy and surprised & of course took the time to answer all her wonderful questions. She is an Interior Design student in Cyprus and writes about things that inspire her. She just started her blog, but I will definitely keep an eye out for new blog posts from her, as her blog is already really wonderful and fresh.

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Inspiration: Packaging

Vintage gift wrapping

This week, someone bought two of my mini albums and I was so excited to start shipping them! Ofcourse packaging is just as important as the items itself, so I decided to make use of some of my vintage stamps and craft paper to give the items the wrapping they deserved! I started of cutting a big piece of craft paper and stamping them with Tim Holtz and other stamps. I wrapped the albums up and tied them off with a string, a vintage 7Gypsies label and brass charms. I hope the customer likes it! How do you wrap your gifts? Do you take a lot of time wrapping them nicely?

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Crafts: Le Collectionneur Collage

Vintage Le Collectionneur Collage

I had a free day off, so I decided to make this collage using Frank Garcia’s Prima Marketing paper collection “The Archivist” and some vintage dictionary paper I bought on Simon Says Stamp. I used my favorite Distress Ink “Frayed Burlap” and some Tim Holtz rub ons and a little brass plate and mini clip. It took me about two hours to make, including deciding which goes where.

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ATC: Heaven Sent

ATC Heaven Sent

I still had some paper & stickers left from the last video (Mini Album Heaven Sent), so today I decided to make these ATC’s! Double up on the foam tape to make some of the elements pop out more and embellish away! You can also use little flowers or brass baby charms. It’s a short and simple video & if you have any questions, please feel free to ask!

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