Friday, August 6, 2010

Greenhouse Gala Album

Hi everyone!

I thought I would show you what I have been working on for a while. 
This is one of the old 8.5" square chipboard albums.  I've had it on hand for so long, unused, that now they're retired!  Have no fear, though.  There are still lots of mini chipboard books available for you to decorate yourself. can be super fancy and make your own using the Big Shot machine!

It is covered in the NEW Greenhouse Gala designer series paper.  (See? At least I am using something new, instead of hoarding it!)  This paper it truly gorgeous and in addition to the lovely pear colours here, it also has blues, yellows, browns, and oranges. 

After adhering the paper, I brushed a Modpodge sealer over it so handling it won't wear the paper down.  It is decorated with rub-ons and a metal tag.

I made a similar album for a girlfriend for her birthday, featuring her new baby - she loved it!  I'm just kicking myself that I didn't take pictures of that one before giving it away. 

So maybe in future posts I will showcase some of the pages for this album.  I'm not planning a theme for it, I just want it to be a collection of some of my favorite pictures and moments (hence the title on the spine!). 

Hope you like:)


  1. Hi!
    I'm following you from Stampin Connection. I love what you did with this album--I admit, I have a few of them laying around, too. I love the Greenhouse Gala paper--so versatile.


  2. Nice blog. I'm following you now from SC you can find me at

  3. That is awesome! I am now following your blog from the SC forum. You can find me at if you would like to visit.

  4. This is a nice book. I've been hoarding lots of chipboard & other mini books and have just started using them with some of the new DSP. It's time to start using up some of my stash!
    I'm following you from SC. I hope you'll join me too!

  5. I’m following you from SC and I can’t wait to check back to see your creations!

  6. Hey nice blog! Lots of great ideas!