Let Your Heart Sing Album
Treasured photos deserve special treatment. Showcase them in an album that accentuates their elegance in a totally timeless way with mat board and a few Sizzix die-cuts as the essential creative elements.
Other Supplies: Grungepaper, Manila Cardstock, Plain Cardstock, Patterned Paper, Book Rings, Brads, Plastic Adhesive Letters, Alphabet Stamps, Distress Stain, Distress Ink
Die-cut two book covers from Grungepaper using the Baroque die. Use two 1/4" Punches dies inside the Baroque die to create holes for book rings. Cut the desired number of inside pages using the same dies using plain cardstock. Add color to the Grungepaper covers with Distress Stains and Inks. Die-cut one piece of patterned paper with the same dies. Tear the piece of paper in half horizontally. Adhere the torn piece of patterned paper to the cover along the lower half of the cover. Die-cut one bird and branch using the Bird & Branch die from Grungepaper. Add color to the bird and branch using Distress Stains. Adhere the bird and branch to the front cover of the book. Die-cut one banner from manila cardstock using the Tattered Banner die. Add color to the banner with Distress Ink and Stain. Adhere the banner to the book between the bird and branch. Die-cut one letter S from the Word Play die from Grungepaper. Add color to the letter with Distress Stain and Inks. Adhere the letter to the cover of the book over the banner. Use adhesive plastic letters to complete the word SING on the banner. Stamp the words "let," "your" and "heart" on small pieces of paper. Cut around the words making word blocks. Adhere the word blocks to the cover above the word "sing." Die-cut several flowers and leaves from cardstock using the Tattered Flower Garland die. Sand ink the flower pieces to distress them. Use brads to assemble layers of flowers. Adhere the layered flowers to the cover in clusters under the bird.