I was trying to decide what paper to use for the cover when I discovered that one of the patterns in the Memo Fundamentals from CTMH is a world map! Perfect!! I positioned it so that Iceland was as close to the center as I could get it and then cut our a heart using the new CTMH Heart Thin Cuts dies and then placed the heart around the island to highlight it. I then cut out the title using my Cricut Explore Air. I can't remember which font I used but I thought it was perfect for the cover. The cardstock I used is also from Close to my Heart. I used Desert Sand for the pages and hinge as well as the backing for the cover page title, and Peacock for the title itself.
The first three pages look like just one page until you pull it out and see that it is a lot bigger than it looks! Here I used some of my stash of older Close to my Heart paper and Desert Sand cardstock to make the waterfall and as the mat on the center page, then added some of the vellum from the Rustic Home Fundamentals paper on the pocket on the left. The tags are all PML cards. Those in the pocket in the left are matted on Desert Sand cardstock. Inside the waterfall are more pockets with tags and lots of places for photos and journaling.
On the other side of the first three pages are more pockets that I cut from the Enchantment Fundamentals paper and a piece of Peacock cardstock. I used the Good Times and Zoe Complements to add some embellishments as well as some Gold Foil Tape and Rustic Home ribbon.
Lots more pockets and tags and more of the Rustic Home ribbon. The tag in the left hand pocket is more of the Enchantment Fundamentals paper matted on a piece of Desert Sand cardstock. I used a mix of Enchantment and Rustic Home Fundamentals for the pockets on the middle page and more Enchantment in the right hand pocket. The ribbon is also from the Rustic Home ribbon set. The cards attached to the pocket on the right are from one of the My Crush sets (Besties).
Here is one of the triple folds open showing the photo mats and journaling spot.
The center page is three pockets cut at 5" X 3" and scored on three sides at 1/2". They are then overlapped half way to make three layered pockets.
This is the tag in the pocket on the left page. It is four PML cards attached to a piece or Desert Sand cardstock cut at 4" X 12" and scored at 6".
And now here are the last three pages with, again, more pockets and tags. I ran out of ideas on how to embellish the pockets but will think on it.
I hope you like this little mini album and I want to send a HUGE thank you to nwlady1949 for the tutorials!
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