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Thursday, May 13, 2010

Making An Album, Day One (lots of pics)

So I had to share with you another album I have been working one.
Do you remember the last album I made from Kathy at Paper Phenomenon ?
Well here is another one of her kits I have been playing with...I have been having so much fun trying things I have never done before, or else trying things in a new way. It is great to step out of my comfort zone and try something new.
I have decided to share the process so I took pictures all along the way and will break them up between a few days.
So let me share a few pictures with you.
I started with the chipboard and a 6 x 24 sheet of paper
I hot glued the pieces down to make the cover leaving a space between the spines.
Next I put down red line tape all around the edges.
I pulled all the seals off the tape and folded all the edges over and started creasing at the spines. I did use my bone folder to give a crisper fold.
I covered the inside and outside with patterned paper. I love this glitter paper I added 
to the paper I received from Kathy.
This is what the album looks like at this point.
Come back tomorrow to see the next step, I will be putting the inside together to place inside.
Let me know if you have any questions.
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10 comments:

  1. This is looking great so far. I love making albums. I've only made them with two covers and a spine though, this is interesting to see with that flap!

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  2. Lookin' good so far!!! Can't wait to see what you do tomorrow! Great job, Dawn!

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  3. Hi Dawn, that is so very pretty... I will be back for step two! xoxo Julie Marie

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  4. This is so gorgeous. Thanks for sharing.

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  5. Waiting for the next step!

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  6. Well, I LOVE it! I love that you are sharing photos of the process! This paper is yummy. I can't wait to see the finished product!
    Blessings,
    kim xXx

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  7. Oh gosh...so far so good...will be back tomorrow to see the inside!

    Vicki

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  8. Oh how awesome is this and you for giving such detailed pictures! Beth

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