Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Red Rubber Designs: Mini Album

Keeping with the June Scrapbooking theme at Red Rubber Designs, my project this month is a mini album.  I used the new release "Reinforcers" as the closure, with an eyelet (Hemmigway) and tan scrappers floss.  

The mini album is 4.5" x 3.25".  The burnt orange cardstock (Penelope/Sydney Cardstock) is scored at 2.5", 2.75", 6.25" and 6.5".  The patterned cardstock is Penelope.
Inside is the photo album, the pictures are from my trip to Three Lakes, WI at the end of May over my birthday.  This was the sunset over the lake on my birthday.
The album is a fold out accordion.  The pictures were printed 2.5 x 3".  The base of the pull out is 2 pieces of Kraft cardstock, 4 x 9.75".  I scored both pieces of Kraft cardstock at 3.25" and 6.5" - creating three 3.25" panels.  
I matted the pictures with Penelope/Sydney Cardstock and patterned cardstock from Penelope.  Between the pictures, I stamped the "Here I Am" background with embossing ink, for a watermark.  Then added some "Punctuation" and a quote from "Be Happiness". 
I joined the 2 pieces of Kraft cardstock at this second picture.  I stamped the scripture verse and bee from "Give Him Praise" in Memento black ink, so I could add some color with Copic Markers (B21, B60, YR21, YR23, N3, N5).  With embossing ink, I added the heart from "I Heart You" and borders from "Background Soup".
Hope you enjoyed this months project.  I think it would be a great gift for grandma with pictures of the grandchildren.  The possibilities are endless. 

Supplies --

On a sad note - this my last post for the Red Rubber Design team.  I had to step down.  I just have too many irons in the fire.  I could not realistically keep up the pace with working full time, church committees and 3 design teams. 

There are new releases Thursday, July 5th.  Hope you check out the RRD blog hop it is sure to inspirational, a lot of fun and there is a chance to win the July spotlight stamp.  

The Happy Scrappers - The Great Outdoors (Scrapbook only)
Hiding in my Craftroom - Anything Goes
Crafty Ann's Challenge - Memories are made of this...
Fussy and fancy Friday Challenge - Fancy Folds
Make it Monday - Anything Goes

Thanks for stopping by...


  1. Love your mini album! So sorry you have to step down, but sometimes a hard choice is neccessary. I am always amazed at your creations, your use of colors, and imagination.

  2. I love this album. It is neatly done and such a clever idea. The use of the Reinforcer on the front is excellent! Great job, Deb.

  3. This is a very pretty album and shows off your photos nicely.
    Will miss seeing your beautiful work for RRD. Take care.

  4. This is such a beautifully made keepsake of your trip. Your photographs are stunning!

    Sarah x

  5. This is lovely! I really like the stamping in between the photos - that's really well done.

    Thank you for the fabulous job you did for Red Rubber Designs - we'll miss you!

  6. What a neat little album, Deb! And your instructions are always so easy to follow! TFS!

  7. Oh my gosh, the amazingness just kept unraveling! It went from, this is sooo cute to WOW!!! Gorgeous pictures inside too.

    Thank you so much for taking the time to link up your talent and creative ideas with us at Make It Monday!
    Remember, to be in the running to win the prize from our sponsor this week just leave a comment for another entry. Be sure to mention you saw them on Make It Monday. The more entries you comment on the more chances you have of winning!
    Lisa xx

  8. Absolutely fabulous Deb! Thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Ann's
    Ann x

  9. Your accordian mini album is fabulous!

  10. Stunning Deb! I just love the design...so beautiful! Such lovely colours too. :)

  11. This is a fabulous album Deb. Sorry to see you leave their team but I totally understand what you mean about the time crunch. LOL So glad you shared this at MIM! Hugs!

  12. Hi sweets! Great project as always. It's a BIG lost for RRD. Big hugs!!

  13. This is really fantastic Deb! I love each of the panels inside your album! Beautiful stamps!

  14. Fabulous mini album, wonderful photo's

    Thank you for joining us at The Happy Scrappers for our * Great Outdoors * challenge
    hope you will join us again
    hugs Shaz x

  15. Your mini album is outstanding, it's beautiful.
    Thank you for joining us at
    The Happy Scrapper Challenges
    Jane x

  16. Hi Debra,
    A fab mini album with lots of folds and such great detail!!
    Thanks for joining us at Fussy and Fancy Challenges
    Lynn xx

  17. This mini album is just so cool! Love it


  18. A lovely album, Debra. I love the way you interspersed the quotes and the scripture verse -- they go so well with your beautiful pictures.

  19. So gorgeous! I love the design of your mini album.

  20. What a beautiful keepsake Debra, the photos are fabulous. Thanks for joining us at Happy Scrappers this month and I hope we see you again soon. Carol x

  21. this is wonderful! I love your colours, and all the cute details!
    thank you for joining Fussy and Fancy,
    hugs, Laila

  22. Absolutely in love with your project! Thanks for sharing!
    I saw this on Make it Monday!
    These are my entries: # 129, #158, #160, #162, # 250 and #252 (Candy Alert) would love it if you could visit.

  23. Great project! I especially like the page with the bee on it. I saw this on make it Monday.

    Debra Pate
    Fabulously Creative