Monday, August 6, 2018

Summer Fun~Shaker album with Clear Scraps!

Hi, Connie here with the Boat Wood Accordion Shaker Album by Clear Scraps.  This was such a fun project and would make a great Summer craft  or family project.  Clear Scraps has eight different albums to choose from.  Check them out here. 

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1. Paint inside pages, front and back, using acrylic paint. Set aside to dry.
2. Add pattern paper to back cover and inside front cover.

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3.  Using the 6" shiplap mascil, stencil the front and back pages, using brown ink.
4. Emboss anchor with copper/brown embossing powder.

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5. Stain cheese cloth with Distress stain or ink.  Stain netting also.
6. Create cluster for bottom corner of cover.

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7. Glue layers together (creates the front cover) using a strong glue.  Add sequins and beads to the sections. 
8. Tie the album together using hemp or a strong twine.

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9. Add photos to inside of album and add finishing touches.  You can use stamps to create embellishments for the pages also.  A fun way to use your stamps!

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10. Journal story~

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Backside of album showcasing photos and quotes

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Front cover and front side pages.

Products used:
Clear Scraps: Boat Wood Accordion Shaker AlbumAnchor Chipboard embellishment and 6" Shiplap stencil
strong wet glue
Paper: My Minds Eye/wood grain
Paint: DecoArt/Chalky Finish
Distress Stain
Embossing Powder: Emerald Creek
Darkroom Door Quotes stamps
Button Galore & More
game piece, shells, hemp, stickers, netting and cheese cloth.

Thanks for stopping by~
Connie Mercer

1 comment:

  1. Wow wow wow!!! This is GORGEOUS! I loveeeeeeeeeeee it!!!!!!!!!!


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