Wednesday, 1 December 2010

Christmas Paper Bag Album Completed

"Christmas 2010 Paper Bag Album 8x8"

Well as promised alot of you WOYWWERS and other Bloggers here's my Finished Album.
Whihc will be flying it's way over to Switzerland when the customer picks up on Saturday.So hope she likes it and not disappointed!She requested Christmas Family Album .
Now i have used Ribbons from Wild Orchard crafts,Craft Barn,Quixotix Paperie.and some from my stash that ive received in Rak's and swaps.The papers are MME Holly jolly as well as Memory Box,and Kaiser Craft.The images are tildas various all inked with copics.I have also used distress inks ,Old paper ,antique Linen,Brushed Corduroy,Fired Brick,Pine well as Memento Black.All brads and gems are from my stash from last year a couple from Kaiser craft this year.
I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
Polycraft Challenge:Chipboard ...Numbers on front cover and other pieces throughout the album.
Christmas Cards All Year Round Monthly:Santa pages 5 &12(2 Entries)
Sundays with Crissy:Red ,Green &Gold
Tip top Tuesday:Anything goes
Wild Orchard Crafts:Old Fashioned Christmas..Layout pages 2&3
Tuesday Taggers:Jolly old St Nick...Back Page of album
Cute & Girly:Children
Lets craft & Create:Anything goes
Reasonable Ribbon:Anything But a card Winter Theme
Front Cover of Album ....
This is a duplicate of a christmas card i made a while ago .Never make the same card twice .The lady who wants this album bought the christmas card to match.So this is a first for me to do same layout exact for second time.
Pages 2 & 3
"Twas the Night Before Christmas"

Pages 3 & 4
"Celebrate with Family"

Pages 5 &6

Pages 7 & 8
"Tis The Season For Christmas Cheer"
Page 10 &11
"Under The Mistle Toe"
Memory fold out Album
Page 10
Showing lift up compartment shows pocket full of tags.
Fun,Joy and Peace

Page 11
Memory Album folded out for the family to add more Crimbo Photos
Better close up of folded out Memory Album
Has velcro fastener to close. Page 12 Back Page of Album
"Jolly St Nick"

The next couple of pages are extra tags and journalling spaces these are in the pockets in between the album.I left three pockets open.

this is the completed album in the decorated box ready to be taped up for delivery.

Thankyou for taking time out to view my second post for today.
Do hope you like it as much as i enjoyed making it.The poaper bags are all acid free so willnot effect the discolouring of photos.
Id love to hear your comments so if you do pop by please leave message and i will
return to say hi!
Love n Hugs stay warm & safe

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Aussie Loz said...

wow, I just can't believe the work that you've put into this! It's gorgeous!! ♥

rozzy said...

Stunning Album Jude. i haven't made a PBA in ages.
Love the piccie below of your dog… don't they look sooo cute in the snow.
Keep warm and stay safe
hugs rozzy xxx

georgina said...

Amazing!!!!!!!!! luv Georginaxx

Clarky J said...

A fabulous project x Thanks for playing along with Tt this week x janet

joey said...

Hi Jude

this is stunning hunny, a gorgeous array of images and papers, thanks for joining us at pollycraft


Terry Oulboub said...

You know Jude, this is magnificent! I love the papers and the pockets with the tags - you did such an amazing job! Who wouldn't love this? It inspired me to make my album from the paper bag album you sent me. I have plenty to fill it with now. WOW! I really do love what you've done!!

True :) said...

Your album is stunning!
Thanks so much for joining us this week @ Really Reasonable Ribbon Ramblings!
I am now one of your followers. ;) I would love it if you came to visit my blog and become a follower too!
True :D

melsanford said...

Oh wow! This is absolutely gorgeous! Really beautiful. Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

Silvia(Barnie) said...

Such a fantastic album, wonderful pages and details.

Bonnie - Really Reasonable Ribbon said...

What a wonderful Christmas album! Thanks so much for joining our Really Reasonable Ribbon challenge.

sandra's crafty corner said...

wow its fabulous hun thanks for playing along at creative craft challenges and good luck xxx

Susan Allan said...

I found it! Isn't it amazing what you can make with paper bags, superb project!!
Sue xx

Emma said...

Wow such a fabulous album...just so gorgeous.
Thanks for joining us at Pollycraft & good luck.
Hugs Emma x

Dawn said...

Wow! This is just amazing and so beautiful. I love all the extra details on each page.
I would love to receive this album.
Wonderful project to share.
Thank you for joining us this week at
Hope to see you real soon.

Mandy said...

Jude, this is such an amazing project...I am sure your customer will absolutely adore it.

Thank you for joining us at Let's Craft and Create for our latest challenge.


debby4000 said...

Wonderful project, fab pages.

nnalorac said...

Amazing, so much work puting this together, loving the rich colours and images. Thanks for joining us this month over on BTC&G. nnalorac.xx

Ellephantastic Cards and Crafts said...

Hi Jude, your paper bag album is beautiful. A lot of work has gone into it. Must have taken you a while. Thank you for playing along with Ellephantastic x x

Jill said...

What a gorgeous paper bag album, really interesting to see! Thanks for joining us at Ellephantastic this week and hope to see you again. Jill

dragonllew said...

Wow this is gorgeous thanks for joining us at Creative Craft Challenge.
Jenny x

cindy said...

Very pretty.