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Banner mini album | Else Huinink

Banner mini album | Else Huinink

Hello lovely Pinkfresh friends!

Today I'm sharing this fun banner mini album with you, made with the beautiful and cozy fall collection 'Days of Splendor'. 

 

 

I started this project with a little cardboard box with a lid, which we didn't use anymore. I got the idea to make a mini album which would fit in this box. It measures approximately 3.5 x 4.5 x 1 inch. 

 

 

I used the paper 'Simply magical' to cover the lid. I did not cover the bottom part of the box, because I was afraid that the lid wouldn't fit anymore.

I decorated the cover  with a frame from the Stitched elements. I backed this frame with vellum. I placed a floral and the umbrella from the two ephemera packs on top, and I used the puffy alpha stickers for my title. Finally I used a few light blue jewels from the Essential jewels for some sparkle. 

 

 

It is a small box, so this project couldn't be too bulky. The banner holds 13 pictures, mainly because of the interactive elements on the banners. 

 

 

I created 7 seperate banners, which measure 4 x 2 6/8 inch. I cut these from the different patterned papers from the collection. 

 

 

To fit all my picuters I created flaps, which you can fill up with picuters and embellishments. 

 

 

This ocre yellow velvet ribbon from my stash adds texture and keeps this little flap closed. I punched two little holes in the banner and put this ribbon through. 

The purple jewels match perfectly on this banner. I cut the white border around the floral elements a bit smaller. 

 

 

I love creating pockets where you can put extra pictures in. With that velvet ribbon stapled to the pictures, you can get them out easily. 

On the last banner I cut two pictures in a diagonal line, so they would fit.

 

 

I love how this turned out, even though it's not my usual format for a mini album. I'm going to put this banner up on our wall for this fall season!

I hope you're inspired to create your fun project today, and be sure to share it with us! Have a lovely day, XO Else

 

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