The Fall harvest season is upon us and today I’m sharing an adorable mini book that I plan on using to highlight some of our favorite autumn memories! Using prompts from the various stickers and die-cuts (such as pumpkin patch, falling leaves, etc.) I’ll be encouraged to take certain photos throughout the fall months.
I’ve used a premade house chipboard album and used various papers from the “Story of Fall” Collection to dress up the shapes.
For the front cover, I die-cut the sweet fox and pumpkins from papers found in the 6X6 Paper Pad. I used a little pink chalk to blush up his cheeks and a burnt orange ink to add some shading to the pumpkins. After assembling all of the pieces, I added them to the front with foam adhesive.
Between a few of the pages, I also added 3X4 journal cards so I’ll have some extra room for journaling!
And while preparing my pages, I precut mats for each page to measure 3”X4.5”. To some of them, I adhered a strip of various washi tapes for extra color and pattern. The mats were machine-stitched into place before gluing onto the chipboard base.
Mix and match ephemera pieces with chipboard and stickers! Adding enamel dots or small brads is like icing on the cake, so an embellishment never goes without one!
Sometimes adding a brad is an after-thought, such as to the center of the chipboard flower to the left. I used a pair of steel snips to remove the prongs from the brads and then attached the brad to the center of the flower with a dimensional glue dot.
Enamel dots give the appearance of nail heads along the side of a label sticker or chipboard sentiment…it’s the perfect touch! And don’t forget to layer on smaller stickers to your larger chipboard or die-cut accents. The blue ticket heart added just the right amount of POP to the hedgehog’s backside!
Thanks for letting me share my little mini with you today!
Fall Small Floral Paper
3X4 Journaling Cards Paper
6x6 Paper Pad
Decorative Tape – Plaid
Decorative Tape - Acorns & Leaves
Fox Designer Die Set
Pumpkin Set Designer Die Set