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Saturday, April 2, 2011

My Daughter's Gift From Me

I wanted to share the album I put together to give my daughter for her birthday this last week.

I started with Flower Window 6" x 6" Album from the Creative Cuts and More store. Isn't this a beautiful color?
Those yummy flowers are  Flower #06-Set and I ordered  several : in the same color as the album, acetate, and white felt.

 Wanted to share a few views of the inside pages.
I used several dies from many companies to cut out mats for each of the pages.
The pages are empty because I wanted her to add her own pictures and memorabilia.
I used Butterflies of different sizes for the page tabs.

 I used white ribbon to tie the pages together.
If you prefer rings -you can now purchase various sizes in the store here.

I used a few shades of purple chalk to color the butterflies and a couple of the acetate flowers.
I had some soft purple pearls in my stash I added to the flower centers.
I chose to add a trellis frame in white behind the opening to give a peek to the patterned paper behind.


So glad I could share my album with you today- make sure you go to the Creative Cuts and More store to check out all the albums and supplies available.

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22 comments:

  1. Wow that is stunning. LOVE the color! Great gift!
    Blessings Bernie

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  2. Wow, this is gorgeous! I'm sure your daughter will love it!

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  3. Double WOW, told ya about being super talented !!! This is so OTT , love the whole effect and i am sure your daughter were over the moon!! Those butterflies are just the right touch to a magical, whymsical , dreamy album. lotsa luv

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  4. Hi Dawn,
    I just love the albumn, what a lucky girl.
    Tina x

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  5. gorgeous mini Dawnie, really beautiful and I know your daughter will adore it, such a special keepsake!

    I will ahve to get started on some minis of my own!

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  6. She is going to love it! That is so beautiful!

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  7. fabulous!!! Simply Fabulous!!

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  8. The album is beautiful! I love the butterfly tabs.

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  9. Hi Dawn, that is just beautiful, I love the soft lavender color of it... Happy Birthday to your beautiful daughter!... xoxo Julie Marie

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  10. That is gorgeous! Love it so much!

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  11. Waw That is so beautiful. And i love purple color!

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  12. Speaking of birthday's, isn't yours soon??? I was thinking that we are birthday buds (mine is tomorrow)... did I just imagine that? Anyway, LOVE your DD's album - gorgeous, my friend!!! You have used beautiful colors, just the right amount of flair and bling - it's beautiful! Happy Birthday to your sweet daughter!!! (and to you if I'm remembering right...) Hugs...

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  13. This is so pretty. Love your color scheme. I bet she liked it as well.

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  14. So pretty Dawn! Love all the lovely flowers and bows!

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  15. Oh what a sweet gift. Your daughter should be so happy.

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  16. Wow, Dawn, this book you made your daughter is just mouth-watering beautiful!!! I love the colors and the papers!!! You, my friend, are an amazingly talented woman!

    A beuatiful gift to your daughter!!! I hope she enjoyed a grand birthday!

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  17. Your book is amazingly beautiful! I love the lattice window on the cover.

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  18. Such a beautiful album. Your daughter must have loved it. Congrats on your blog anniversary !

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  19. I couldn't find the post about the Blog Hop from Friday, so I am leaving my note here....

    BLOG HOPping around - I am now a follower of your blog, wont you also follow me?? ~KM
    Krafty Max Originals

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  20. It's gorgeous! I love that colour (my favourite) and i love butterflies! The inside is done so nicely as well...it's so pretty, and cute! :)

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  21. What a beautiful mini album! Thanks for linking up to Scrappy Saturdays!

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