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Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Men's Vintage Paper Bag Scrapbook Album

Just in time for Father's Day, Kim has created this vintage mini paper bag scrapbook album. If you are interested, it is currently listed on eBay -- just click on the link above.

The album measures 5" (h) x 6-1/4" (l) x 2-1/2" (w), and the thick chipboard cover has the strength, stability and feel of a bound book -- no rings or spirals -- and the front cover has protective silver metal corners. There is also a smaller leather bound wallet size (3-3/4" x 5") scrapbook album tucked into a pocket on the back cover of the larger mini album. Both albums were created using top-of-the-line papers and embellishment by Tim Holtz, Graphic 45 and Bo Bunny, etc. So many details, including copper wire, metal charms and embellishments, and photography flim, that add just the right touches to emphasize photos. There are enough pockets and multi-layered photo mats to hold over 50 photos, and many journalling tags with questions to aid in discovering family history.

Since these albums have just too many elements to describe here, be sure to check out the captions below the photographs for all the details.

This is the front of the album.

The album's title is made with a mini film strip and pop dotted for a 3D effect.

The front features a Tim Holtz pocket watch with a tattered rose floral spray. The watch opens in the rear, and the photo inside can be replaced with one of your own.

To allow for the photo in the pocket watch to be changed, it was been secured with Velcro so that it can be removed and replaced without damaging the album.

This is a view of the spine which has been matted in coordinating paper.

The back of the album has also been matted in decorative paper for a finished appearance.

This is inside of the front cover and Page 1. No detail has been left out including the front cover which has a corresponding mini flim strip.

Page 1 has a metal skeleton key, a chipboard photo mat and a large pull out tag with a metal gear as a finger tab.

Pages 2 and 3 of the album.

Page 2 has red copper wiring framing the page with industrial chic charms. A metal frame in the center offers a photo opportunity.

Flip up Page 2 to reveal pockets and photo mats.

Page 3 has a triple-layered photo mat and a large photo mat which stores in a side pocket.

Pages 4 and 5.

Page 4 flips up for more photo and journalling possibilities.

Page 5 has pockets and more photo mats.

Pages 6 and 7.

Page 6 features Tim Holtz paper full of vintage photos, a metal clock face with movable hands and a metal charm that reads "Destiny."

Page 6 flips up to reveal a pocket for photos and an informative journalling tag.

The flip side of Page 6 also holds a paper bi-fold wallet with a metal embellishment.

Whimiscal credit card images and a $1million bill are tucked into the wallet. Lots of photos could be added here too.

Page 7 has pockets for photos and journalling, and a movable clock hand on the bottom pocket.

Page 8 and the back cover of the album.

The large pocket on the back cover holds a smaller leather bound mini album.

These are the photo mats, journalling tags, wallet and mini album.

This is the leather bound mini album which is just over 1/2" thick.

The mini album has an antique brass closure and gate fold opening.

This is the mini album fully opened.

This is the left-side of the mini album.

The pages of the mini mimick the larger album with pockets and pull out tags.

Pages 2 and 3 of the mini.

Page 2 flips up to show photo mats and journalling tags.

Page 3 inlcudes an small embellished paper bag that holds a photo mat. A side pocket holds an additional photo mat with a metal charm as a finger tab.

Page 4 and the back cover of the mini album.

Page 4 lifts up to reveal space for a photo and a journalling ticket.

These are the photo mats from the mini album.

Another look at the front cover of the album.


scrappingjoy said...

wow this is AMAZING. Love all the Tim's embellishments and the details are FANTASTIC> Love the wallet..i made one similiar. Yours is GREAT!!!

Anonymous said...

This is beautiful...I just love it! I think this is the first one I've seen made for a guy. I will add this to my favs and refer to it later...TFS!

Carol aka cyimbugbitten


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