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Album – Burlap Embellishments

Hello everyone. Nicole here. Today I have a fun project to share with you. Just a few weeks ago, my family and I decided to have a “staycation”. Instead of going to the beach, spending too much money, we decided to spend a week together, doing different things as a family. During that week, we went to Cascade Lake and Dutch Wonderland. My 2 ½ year old had a blast and so did I!I wanted to document all the fun we had so I decided to create a mini. I had so much fun using lots of Basically Bare products throughout my mini album! They seriously have amazing products.

Here is my album. I had so much fun using mist and paint. I felt like a kid again, as I was creating this.

I also have a tutorial for you. Did you notice the burlap star? I created that using a piece of chipboard star, a pen, glue, paint, and some burlap ribbon. While I was creating my mini album, I thought that I was going to need a few more stars so before I used my last chipboard, I grabbed some of my recycled chipboard and other supplies to use it as a template.

  1. Glue a piece of burlap onto a piece of chipboard and let it dry. (Scape a piece of cardstock across the burlap to even out the glue if needed).
  2. Once dried, turn the chipboard with the burlap over and use a chipboard star as a template.
  3. Use a pen to trace your star image onto the chipboard.
  4. Use a sharp pair of scissors to cut out the image.
  5. Try coating your burlap star using Glimmer Glaze Paint to harden it.

 

I hope you enjoyed your visit. Please come again.

 

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Blog post by: Nicole Martel

 

  1. Christina

    Love the film strips and the color.  Beautiful book.

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  2. sue wisniewski

    I did enjoy reading all about your project.  misting is as much fun as finger painting when were kids.
    stamping sue
    http://stampingsueinconnecticut.blogspot.com/

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  3. Linda Lipford

    Glad to see that these albums can be misted and not warp.  Love the blue bakers twine, that's a color I need for my stash!

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  4. Charlotte Zweigoron

    This is ALL GOOD!!  Great staycation and great album!  It does look like you had a lot of fun with this…  isn't that the best part?

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  5. Julie O

    Thanks for the burlap star tip. I'm going to try that!

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  6. Sassy

    mini-albums are so much fun and this is fabulous.. love the burlap

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  7. Kristie Maynard

    Great job on this mini, it is just adorable! TFS.

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  8. Sue D

    Great album and thanks for the tutorial on the burlap star.

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  9. kathy/NorthCarolina

    What a fun way to use burlap!  Clever you!

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  10. Charlene

    Pretty sparkle!

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  11. Emily H

    Wow! This is incredible!

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  12. Karen L K

    A nice little book of your staycation fun.
     

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  13. Kim H

    Nice album and  project.  Love the burlap star tip. Thank you for sharing.

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  14. Julie Shearer

    Great album ! TFS.

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  15. Cheryl wage

    Great idea using the glitz and burlap together!  I love the album.
     
     

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  16. Miriam Prantner

    Great album, love all the sparkle/spritz!

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  17. Lynn

    What dazzle on your album to remember a special time!

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  18. Sandy Allnock

    Wow! What style! 🙂

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  19. Lisa P

    Cute. I love how you altered the stars. Great glitz on  here!

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  20. Jingle

    Very nice album!

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