Friday, November 23, 2012

Designing With 7 Gypsies

Hope all is doing well here at the flock today!! This week I decided to do a mini album using 7 Gypsies Avignon paper and using business size envelopes #10 (Size 4 1/8” X9 ½”) to create with. I have seen many different versions of this envelope mini. So, I did mine the way I wanted and changed it up a bit. I did not cut any of the envelopes anywhere else except for about a ¼ inch off of the top.
I decided to try some Brushed Sage Distress Ink instead of using my regular Brushed Corduroy or Vintage Photo. I liked it but, I think I will go back to my usual. LOL! I also used washers as you will see in the photos to reinforce the binding. I also added some paper to them…because they seemed a bit too flimsy. Hope you enjoy my mini as much as I enjoyed making it.



The supplies that I used on this is as follows
7 Gypsies Avignon Paper Pack 8x8
97% Complete Real Tags Assortment Pack-Color
97% Complete Real Tags Savannah
97% Complete Real Tag Pocket
Canvas Corp- Fabric Trading Cards
Burlap Trading Cards
Small bags with tags
Black Mini Cloths Pin
Prima Flowers item# 537814 Symphony Blend Andante white
Prima Flowers that I have had in my stash forever.
Prima Ribbon that I have had in my stash
Prima Vintage Trinkets Item# 930059
Item# 930073
Item# 930011
Item# 930004
Item# 549749
Item# 930028
Tim Holtz Distress Ink- Bundled Sage
Chit Chat Verbiages
Film Strip Ribbon
Tissue Tape
Rhinestone Paper clips
Tattered Angels- Antique Brass
The Adhesives that I used were Fabri-Tac, Glossy Accents, Scotch Tape Glider
Other Ribbons and Buttons that I have had in my stash.
Handmade Clay tiles

Flamingo Scraps http://stores.ebay.com/ or the new store which is set to open VERY soon http://www.flamingoscraps.com/

If you have any questions please feel free to ask and I will be happy to answer them. Have a blessed day!!

Ramona

7 comments:

  1. This just beautiful Ramona! I can't wait to go through it again and check out all the details!!! Suzanne

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  2. The detail is amazing! Great job Ramona!

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  3. Gorgeous work Girlie...Love it

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  4. Very pretty! I love the idea of using washers for reinforcement.

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  5. Thanks so much everyone!! Hugs!!

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