Red cardstock, pearls, rhinestones, paper trimmer, diecutting machine, white cardstock
For tips on creating with the 8 x 8 Album and Pocket dies, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/72AzbXtt2jU.
For more tips on creating with the pocket accent dies, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/A8sxtkGXWLQ.
For more tips on creating with the Cherry Blossom Retreat collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/OaA2da5H-E0.
For a closer look at this 8 x 8 album click here and here.
Start by adhering magnets to all the mentioned areas on the Insta-Album. Now cut the pattern papers from Cherry Blossom Retreat Paper Collection to the mentioned sizes of the Insta-Album and make slits for pockets using the different slit dies from Decorative Pocket Accents Die, Adorn It Pocket Accents Die and Regal Pocket Accents Die according to the dies cuts that will be used to decorate the pockets. Die cut red and white cardstock pieces with the decorative dies from the supply list to decorate the album pages and to make pockets. Adhere all the pieces of pattern papers and die cuts to finish the inside of the album.
Album Cover: Cut 2 contrasting pieces of pattern papers from Cherry Blossom Retreat Paper Collection for each side of the cover pieces (cut the solid color piece according to the size mentioned on the album cover and another layering piece 1/4" smaller that the previous piece). Adhere all the pieces of pattern papers on the cover, spine and back.
Die cut a piece of white cardstock using the dies from Adorn It Pocket Accents Die and 2 pieces of same cardstock using the corner dies from Elegant Pocket Accents Die. Adhere all the 3 pieces on the right flap of the cover as shown.
Die cut a piece of white cardstock using the dies from Regal Frame & Accents Die and adhere it using Darice Adhesive Foam Strips on the left side of the cover as shown.
Stamp the Cherry blossoms from Tweet Cherry Blossoms Cling Stamp Set on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper with Red Geranium and Vermillion Archival Ink Pads. Ink them with the same inks using Stack and Store Daubers. Stamp the leaves from the same stamp set using Olive Archival Ink Pad and ink them with Leaf Green Archival Ink using Stack and Store Daubers. Stamp the birds from the same stamp using Manganese Blue Archival Ink and ink it using the same ink and Coffee Archival Ink. Die cut all the leaves, flowers and birds using the matching dies from Tweet Cherry Blossoms Die. Shape them using 3D Cherry Blossom Shaping Mold and Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit. Add a little Stop Wining Prills to the flower centers.
Arrange and adhere all the flowers, leaves and birds as shown. Add few ladybugs made with Red Berry and Ebony Black Nuvo Crystal Drops to the floral arrangement. Add tiny drops of Ebony Black Nuvo Crystal Drops to the bird's eyes and beak.
Die cut 4 pieces of white cardstock using the die from Window Box Elements Die and adhere them on the spine as shown. Add few pearls and rhinestones to all the die cuts on the cover to add finishing touch.