Wednesday, September 25, 2013

It's a Take Wing Blog Hop!

Welcome to the Take Wing Blog Hop! We're so happy you've joined us. Grab a beverage and get comfy while our gifted bloggers share tons of creativity and inspiration . . . Take Wing style.

My project is the cute little mini album below. For brief instructions, see the end of this post.

Here's the full list of blogs on our hop today:

Club Scrap Creates (you are here)
Pat Huntoon: The Technique Trail
Julie Heyer: Cape Cod Scrapper
Roni Johnson: Ink Stains with Roni
Deb Charlesworth: Liftbridge Cards and Crafts
Deb Weller: Deb Duz Scrappin
Jill Pechauer: Jill's Place
Tricia Morris: The Efficient Crafter
Hetty Sanders: CraftChaos
Kay Williamson: Kay's Keepsakes

Cathy Gray: The Artful Gamut

Anne Hunter: Crzymom'sTidbits

Debby Hernandez: Masculine Inspirations

Janet Moran: Dishing with Janet
Tiare Smith: iClassy Girl
Lisa Oglesby: Carpe Memoria

Marya Kaszubinski: A Notebook Novel
Annette Dragon: Digital Musings

Thanks for hopping along. Your next stop is Pat over at The Technique Trail. Enjoy!

Mini Album
This is a great project for a quick gift, as the construction is rather simple: 
  1. Trim matte board to create two 6-1/4 x 6-1/2" covers. 
  2. Grab four 12x12 papers from the Take Wing Lite paper pack and trim to 6x6". 
  3. Trim two 6x9" business envelopes to 6x6", trimming away the sealed side. (This creates a fun pocket for ephemera.)
  4. Punch two 1/8" holes in each matte board cover, and all of the 6x6" pages, to accommodate binder rings for the spine. 
  5. Decorate as desired.

A 6x9" Envelope page. Great for storing fun memorabilia.
Decorate inside pages with stamping and other techniques.
Decorate cover with fibers and printed paper.
Supplies used:

Creatively yours,


  1. Gosh! I am just loving the colors of this kit! What a cute project!

  2. What a sweet and wonderful booklet,so easy to make. Love the decorations!

  3. Love the whole album and especially the pocket pages Karen! Definitely will be using these instrcutions when I need to make a quick mini album in a pinch.

  4. Fun, easy and beautiful, Karen! Great job!

  5. Wow perfectly easy and nice directions too, thanks, you know sometimes I think it's pretty cool the stuff we can do by now from years of classes and such. Makes me feel talented ;)

  6. LOVE this album Karen! What a fantastic way to use this kit.

  7. Very cute. Love how the ribbon looks against the blue birds. Pretty.

  8. Really pretty and fun project.

  9. Great little book Karen! Don't you just love making mini albums ~ they are so much fun and make such great gifts.


  10. How cute! Love these little mini albums.

  11. This will make a gorgeous gift album! Thanks, Karen.

  12. What a cute mini, tfs the details!

  13. This is such a nice album! Thanks for sharing.

  14. Beautiful album, the paper from Take Wing is spectacular.

  15. Love how cute and easy this is! Sa-weet!

  16. You had me at the cover - I have three treausres - Cockatiels named Robyn, Gilles and Marion... TFS!
    Helen -- Firenze Cards


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