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Sunday, April 29, 2012

Emily's Sealife Book


Today's entry is a special book I made for my niece Emily.
She just had a birthday and I always try to make her something special.
I sent her a gift card for her birthday and told her to let me know what she wanted as her special treat.
(Her birthday is April 15th so you all know I was extra busy!!)
Her request was a Sea life book with Dolphins
So Last week I was at Terry's house - Creative Cuts and More
And she had a book very similar to this with a kit I could buy.
Sorry to anyone who also falls in love it was the last one.
It was great since I just joined her design team...
and I need to learn how to work on this style of books.
It is a hybrid chipboard and acrylic album. I fell in love with the pages and thought it fit the needs Emily described. Plus I would learn a new technique.
Bear with me on the pictures I am trying to show you the album the best way I can. I took pictures of the pages as is and then I added paper to show you the individual pages. Not the prettiest way but effective.

I put a link to Terrys Store after all the pictures so in case you are interested in the diecuts you can go there and take a look around. I will be going there often and can get any orders you guys need. :)
So you can save on shipping!!!! She also has tape and gems so let me know if you need anything at her great prices. I can hook you all up. 

Cover of the book This was the hardest part of the whole album for me.
Creative Cuts and More - Starfish, Seahorse, Crab, Fish, and Seashell dies 
pg 1
Creative Cuts and More - Wave, Seashell and Pocket dies  
pg 2 ( Acrylic)
Creative Cuts and More - Wave, Starfish, Seahorse, and Tab dies  
On the acrylic you can see the depth of the pages through the layers.
I love the affect. The next picture I put a piece of white paper so you could see just the 2nd page of the book.
pg2 -2 (- just the acrylic page without the layers behind)
Creative Cuts and More - Wave, Starfish, Seahorse, and Tab dies  
Pg3-1 (Acrylic)
Creative Cuts and More - Wave, Fish, Starfish, Seahorse, and Tab dies  
Pg3-2 (Acrylic with paper)
Creative Cuts and More -Wave, Fish, Starfish, Seahorse, and Tab dies 
pg4-a - mini tag
Creative Cuts and More -Tag, Pocket,, Fish, and Wave dies

Close up of mini tag front
Creative Cuts and More - Pocket and Tag dies

Close up of the back of the mini tag
Creative Cuts and More - Pocket and  Tag dies 
Pg 4 (standard page)
Creative Cuts and More - Wave and Fish dies
Having these standard pages gives the area a start and a stop which makes this a fun book and something which to me took the "scary" out of acrylic books. I didn't have to plot out an entire book from start to finish. I had little sections. so now we have showcased the 1st part lets move on to the next one....

Pg5
Creative Cuts and More - Tag and Wave dies on this page

pg6-1 (acrylic)
Creative Cuts and More - Pocket, Tags, Wave and Brackets on this page

pg6-2 (Acrylic with paper)
Creative Cuts and More - Pocket, Tags, and  Brackets on this page 

pg7-1 (acrylic)
Creative Cuts and More - Pocket, Tags, Wave, and Brackets on this page 

pg7-2 (acrylic w/ paper)
Creative Cuts and More - Pocket, Tags, and Brackets on this page 

Center page layout overview



Pg8-1 (acrylic)
Creative Cuts and More - Octopus, Wave and Envelope diecuts


Pg8-2 (Acrylic w/ paper)
Creative Cuts and More - Octopus and Envelope diecuts

Pg9-1 (Acrylic)
Creative Cuts and More - Scallop Circle, Wave and Tab diecuts

Pg9-1 (Acrylic w/paper)
Creative Cuts and More  - Scallop Circle diecut

pg 10-a
Creative Cuts and More - Pocket, Tags, Wave and Seashell dies

mini tag and pocket 3 - front
Creative Cuts and More - Pocket and Tag

Mini tag and pocket back - 4
Creative Cuts and More - Pocket and Tag

Pg10
Creative Cuts and More - Wave, Tag and Seashell diecuts

Pg11
Creative Cuts and More - Wave, Scallop Circle, Pocket, Tag diecuts
pg12-1 (Acrylic)
Creative Cuts and More - Pocket, Wave and Tab diecuts

pg12-1 (Acrylic w/ paper)
Creative Cuts and More - Pocket and Tab diecuts

Pg13-1 (Acrylic)
Creative Cuts and More - Pockets, Tab, Wave, Scallop Circle, Tag Diecuts 

Pg13-1 (Acrylic w/ Paper)
Creative Cuts and More - Pocket and Tab Diecuts  

Pg14
Creative Cuts and More - Wave diecut

The base pages Acrylic and chipboard are all diecut as well from Creative cuts and More as well as the covered paper. This Kit is no longer available (I go the last one sorry girls!!!) But I have some great news we will be creating some more kits in some different themes soon so Check back for some great new themes. and Check out the Creative Cuts and More website for some great deals on cads, diecuts and adhesive. Let me know what you want I can pick it up for you and save you some shipping.


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