everday we think of you


everyday.
we think of you.

{Yes, we do Zach. ET phone home.}

The Everyday Square Stickers collection of epoxy flair stickers from Avital at Creativity Prompt jumpstarted this mini book. Using the stickers as a starting point for my cover title, I added the cutest little chevron stamp {My Mind's Eye ST-1073} that coordinates so well and draws your eye toward the sticker. I originally just had the left arrow stamped and when I saw that I had a bit of room left, stamped to the right as well. 

I made my accordion album using Paula's tutorial when I shared this mini book at write.click.scrapbook. last week. Mine is sized to 5.50" x 5.50"using an 11" x 17" piece of cardstock.


STAMPS AS JOURNALING TOOLS

Using a variety of stamp sentiments I have in my stash, I stamped them and integrated them into my journaling on my album dedication page, drawing my ink colors from the Lime Twist collection from MME. I find it to be a perfect complement to the Avital's epoxy stickers.


Again, a starting point for my journaling.


One of my favorite photos from this Summer, you might remember it from this layout, and I hope Zach likes it, too. He loved swimming at Nana's and Papa's and his Sisters have inherited his love of the water!


STAMPS AS EMBELLISHMENTS

Stamping on the patterned paper, I trimmed an arrow shape and fussy cut around the Thinking of You sentiment...you know how much I love a bracket shape!


Because I tend to forget dates, I think I'll be using this stamp quite a bit.


REMEMBER


Here's where you can find the Everyday Stickers set so that you can make someone special in your life a mini album, too. I have two stickers remaining in my set and I think I'll use those on some layouts for the girls while they're out on my messy desk right now.

6 comments

  1. Again I really like how light and airy this mini us. The blues and tangerines compliment so well. The stampsband journaling is always a great combination. You may have inspired for me to try this now.
    Very lovely, Monika.
    ~j

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  2. Gorgeous and heartfelt, your magical artistic signature! Love it!

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  3. Awesome mini Monika!! The date stamp is cute too and will never expire.

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    1. It's from the My Mind's Eye The Sweetest Thing Bluebell "Remember" set. Item #ST1073. The Chevron and Thinking of You stamps are from the same set, too. It's a keeper!

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  4. Hi Monika! Letting you know that you won the giveaway on my blog, please let me know which item you'd like to received, http://cherishedtreasures-terry.blogspot.com/2012/07/winner-of-isabook-designs.html. Wishing you a wonderful day!

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  5. Beautiful, Monika!! I know Zach will feel appreciated and loved! What a lucky guy, to have such a talented and creative mama! :)

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