Saturday, February 26, 2011

Birthday Bash Workshop by Anabelle O'Malley

Birthday Mini Album by Anabelle O'Malley

Anabelle Notes: I was able to fit 45 photos into this album by making pockets on two of the pages. The pockets hold extra photos from the party.


Binder Book Album by Maya Road
Celebrate Happy Birthday Paper by Teresa Collins

Celebrate Banner Paper by Teresa Collins

Celebrate You Are Invited Paper by Teresa Collins
Celebrate Chipboard Elements by Teresa Collins

Celebrate Ribbon by Teresa Collins
Celebrate Die-Cut Library Envelopes by Teresa Collins
Celebrate Die-Cut Tags by Teresa Collins

Black, Yellow, & Aqua Pom Poms by Glitz Design
Frames Tickets by Jenni Bowlin
Mini Birthday Bingo Cards by Jenni Bowlin

Die-Cut Label Mini Papers by Jenni Bowlin
Vellum Yellow Embellished Butterflies by Jenni Bowlin
Black Apothecary Stickers by Jenni Bowlin
Red Chalkboard Alpha Stickers by Jenni Bowlin
Red and Black Dotted Label Stickers by Jenni Bowlin
Aqua Marine Rhinestone Embellishments by Kaisercraft
Blues Top Ten Chipboard by Sassafras Lass


1. Paint the inside covers and pages of the album white. Let dry.

2. Cut red paper for cover. Add chipboard banner with ribbon. Layer chipboard 'celebrate', '7 and 'gifts' in lower right corner. Add star. Add rhinestones as accents.

3. Tie ribbon and pom-poms to spine of album.

4. Adhere die cuts and stickers to inside cover. Add journaling.

5. Adhere papers, photos and stickers to pages 1, 2, and 3. Embellish with chipboard, stickers, rhinestones and butterflies.

6. Add paper to background of page 4. Fold the die cut envelope to create a pocket. Stitch sides closed for durability. Cut photos to fit and adhere to page.

7. Add journaling tag to page 5.

8. Adhere bingo cards and die cut paper to page 6. Add photo.

9. Adhere die cut tp page 7. Embellish with chipboard, butterfly and rhinestones.

10. Add paper and photo to page 8. Embellish with chipboard.

11. Create another pocket for the last page. Embellish with die cut, ribbon and rhinestones. Add photos and adhere to inside back cover.


Delicia said...

LOVE IT these are my fav projects!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Mad for Paper said...

This is so cute. I love the bright colors.

Michelle*G said...

Fabulous little book! Thanks for sharing this one!

Janelle said...

Fabulous little album, Anabelle!

farmlifewife said...

Books are the greatest! And yours is at the top of the list. Thanks

pattyo said...

So cute!

Betsy said...

Very nice - fun, bright color choices.

Melissa Bove (SCS ~ Melissa1872) said...


Angie... by the said...

It's just gorgeous! I love every single page.

NinaB said...

Gorgeous work as usual, Anabelle.

Jennie said...

What an adorable album!!

Jennifer Schmidt said...

Awesome workshop and fabulous album!! It's so bright and makes for such a wonderful keepsake.

JPScraps said...

I LOVE this mini!!

Michelle said...

These books are amazing! Thanks for the step by step! Happy Birthday again!

Donna said...

Great directions on making this oh-so-pretty album!! Thanks for sharing!

Tonya said...

Very pretty! The colors are great!

Karen said...

It is always such a blessing to see others' creations. Everyone did a great job. Thanks for sharing!

Treasa said...

Amazing album...I think its great that you were able to put that many photos in it.

Kimmarie Baker said...

OMGOSH! This is so cute! Awesome papers and embellies. I can't believe how many pics you got in there. Great idea with the pockets. I love minis!! I am giving away blog candy too!

Shawninaz said...

This mini album is so clean and fresh. Love your style!

brenlubrant said...

I love this boy's themed mini album. I love the colors of orange and blue. I picked up several new ideas from this project. Thanks

Pastila said...

Wonderful album!!!

Danielle said...

Love all of your photos and how you fit so many - turned out gorgeous, Anabelle!!

Anonymous said...

Wow! Love all the inspiration packed into this little book! TFS!

wintam said...

It's me again....(-:... with big hugs on your big day!

ellen s. said...

gorgeous projects!!! happy birthday!!!