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Friday, January 8, 2010

A "Little" Inspiration...

When I was asked to do a project for the Inspiration Post I knew what had to be done. I had to drag out all of my amazing dies and get busy on something that I enjoy...die cutting with my Quickutz Epic and making mini albums. Now, Quickutz was smart enough to put the two together for me and created the Santa's Workshop Limited Edition Set. I LOVE IT!

This set offers so many fun ways to create your own mini albums. Sizes, shapes, font, additional dies for decorating and even accessories! In my project I used the Sugarplum Mini Album and the accessories pages. These are so cute, stylish and not very time consuming...seriously...who has too much time right?

Another product that I find very inspiring right now are my TGF stamps. If you don't know the Twinkle Tots yet, please let me introduce you to, Max. He is near and dear to my heart. This little guy reminds me so much of my brother, John...it just makes my heart melt. He was the most adorable little boy with his big brown eyes and his chubby cheeks. He also loved to play Atari. Remember those? Asteroids, Space Invaders, Pac-Man...he even played Pong! Well, my little brother is a grown man now with a little boy of his own and he may get embarrassed if read this, but, I love him and I still love that little boy that used to set for endless hours in front of those video games.

So, now that I'm getting too sentimental and teary eyed, I'll show  you my project. I hope you enjoy it as much as I enjoyed creating it. I have plans to send this little book of inspiration to a dear friend who has not one, but FOUR boys of her very own. I've set up four little pockets and photo frames and added space for her to put her own touches too. I hope she and her little ones will have fun flipping through this. Enjoy dear friend!





Recipe

QK Sugarplum Page Accessories 1
QK Sugarplum Page Folder
QK Sugarplum Spine Set


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Smiles!
Gwen


17 comments:

1LuvnMama said...

Hey Gwen!

Great job! I too have the Santa's Workshop LE set! Isn't it great! I used the recipe add-on to make recipes boxes for Christmas gifts! TFS this album!

lundgren79 said...

Wow! this is awesome! Thanks for sharing!

Amanda Profumo said...

I love your mini book and I know your friend will love it too!

Crayola58 said...

Gwen, this is just as precious as precious can be.
Your friend is going to cherish this gift.
Carole

Claudia @ Die Cuts R Us said...

This mini album is amazing! I love the colors, and Max is just adorable. You have certainly outdone yourself! BEAUTIFUL!

Claudia (DCRU)

margie c said...

Too cute, Gwen! Max is one of my all-time fave images :)
Great job!

TGIF everyone!!!
~ margie

Jingle said...

Oh, that is just a wonderful little book! It's great!

Jennifer said...

Awesome Project. I just love that stamp. If reminds me of my son. I just inked up mine for the first time.

the whimsical butterfly said...

OH my WORD! This is absolutely GORGEOUS! What a wonderful little book and your coloring is awesome!!! Awww this is such a sweet, sweet post too and you KNOW I just get giddy that you love TGF so much too! Beautiful Gwen!!!

Cara said...

Gwen!! Super job on Max and the little album. Your friend is going to love it as much as we all do!! TFS!!

laterg8r said...

sweet mini :D

Tricia said...

what a terrific album!!!!

PaperCrafty said...

Darling album project!!

craft_princess said...

Amazing album for boys! Great job!

Vijaya Siddharth said...

Superb!

Yvette said...

This is AWESOME Gwen! Your friend will cherish it forever! :)

Amber said...

Just stunning Gwen! What a wonderful gift for your friend! I LOVE the colors you used, I ordered the BG Origins paper, just waiting for it to arrive!
Hugs
Amber

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