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Mini Album Faithbook Idea

Happy Good Friday!

Have you been to Michael’s lately? They have some gorgeous new scrapbooking collections from Prima, so I went shopping!!!! First, I picked up some of these:

First Blush by Prima, available at Michael’s
First Blush by Prima - available at Michael's

I loooooove this new collection, and I’m especially proud of the papers by Doris Castle and Dianne Rigdon, two talented digital designers I have been lucky to work with in the past! The flowers and other embellishments are also as lovely as can be! I will be stopping back at Michael’s again tomorrow (with a 30% off your entire purchase coupon) to pick up some of the new Nursery Tales collection too – perfect for me right now :)!

Mini Album Faithbook

Mini Album Faithbook

Here’s a project I made recently with the new First Blush collection by Prima. Since the paper pack has 96 papers, I’m sure there will many more fun projects to follow! I have been trying to memorize a group of Bible verses about four topics; Kindness, Gentleness, Patience and Self-Control – areas I would like to improve on in my life, especially since I will soon be the mommy of two ;). So, I printed out the scriptures and added them to this mini album. I love using an accordion album for projects like this, because I can display the open album along a shelf and look at it every time I pass by.

Mini Album Faithbook

To add a calming, peaceful feel to the album, I included springtime flower photos I have taken at a nearby botanical garden recently. It was tempting to go overboard with the beautiful floral papers from the First Blush line, but I tried to stick to mostly muted green papers, so as not to overwhelm the flower photos in the album.

Mini Album Faithbook

I am really happy with how this album came out, and I hope it will inspire me to learn these Bible verses and serve as a reminder of them for years to come.

Supplies: flowers, patterned paper, die-cut felt strip, stickers and crystals all from the First Blush Collection by Prima, available at Michael’s stores.¬† Album from Oriental Trading Company. Distress ink by Ranger.

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8 responses to “Mini Album Faithbook Idea

  1. Kelleigh April 10, 2009 at 8:46 pm

    Gorgeous!! I saw these at Michael’s the other day and was SO excited for Dianne!! I have to tell her about this post! She’ll love your project!

  2. anneberit April 11, 2009 at 4:14 am

    Such a great idea, I love the accordion style; such beautiful creations should be showed off :D

  3. Dianne April 11, 2009 at 11:34 am

    Thanks for the coverage Jess! :) I LOVE your journal! It’s FAB!

  4. Ruth April 11, 2009 at 12:48 pm

    Good idea for memorizing verses–pretty, too. I remember memorizing verses for the same areas in my life when you kids were little!

    Love, Mom

  5. Ewonne April 11, 2009 at 3:16 pm

    It’s such a beautiful album!

  6. Bala Salgada May 2, 2009 at 4:29 am

    Your work is awsome!

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  8. ridah July 30, 2009 at 4:35 am

    extremly rockin idea

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