Saturday, October 16, 2010

Funmare Before Halloween Blog Hop!!!

Wooooooooo....are you totally terrified by now?  Has the hop been a blast so far?  Well, it's not over yet!  I have more to share with you!  You most likely just left the fun and frightening blog over at Nicole's.  I am sure she delighted you with her cool and creative talent!

So, here is what I cooked up for you today!  A Paper Bag Album!  I had such fun creating this too.  It became a bit more involved than I had anticipated because I just couldn't stop adding more and more things to it.  After I show you all the photos, I will have a video of the details of the album as well.  (It is uploading as we speak...if you don't see it here yet...you will shortly).  Be sure to read to the bottom because I have some very special blog candy to offer you!

Without further ado...here it is!!


I made the buttons on the left side using the Brad Maker by Imaginesce.  The stamped images are my very own Digi images now available over at my stamp site ShelleyBeanStamps. 

I created many tags to slide into all the fun little pockets hidden throughout the album.  The images were cut using the October 31 cartridge with my Cricut.

The papers and most of the supplies used were mainly provided very generously by Paper Patch Crafts!
The Chandelier was cut from the Home Decor Cricut Cartridge
It's easy and fun to create little photo mats with coordinating papers.
You can make your own photo corners by cutting a square scrap on the diagonal and popping tiny glue dots in each color.  The photo can simply slide into the corner pockets.

And here is the video!
I learned how to make the basic's of the album by watching the how-to video at this link.

So, what did you think of this album?  Would you like to learn to make your own?  How would you like to own THIS ALBUM?  Well, that is what I am offering for my blog candy.  Become a follower (if you are not already) and leave me a comment WITH YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS!  And for fun, tell me what your favorite Halloween costume has been.  I will randomly choose 1 person as a winner Sunday night and ship this fun little album out to the winner on Monday.

Now it's time to hop on your broom and head on over to Tammy's Blog and see what she has prepared to scare you with today!!

If you have lost your way...here is the hop line up!




















100 comments:

the 2 Pink Ladies said...

What a cute mini album! I will have to view the video to learn how to make it. Thanks for sharing.
Hazel
hdhall6002@sbcglobal.net

debpaint16 said...

I love your album & even more the chance to win it!!! How exciting!! I am already a follower of your blog & appreciate the video of How to!! Thank you!
debpaint16@aol.com

Debbie said...

this is so cute love it great idea great video too thanks for sharing my fav. custume is a witch Debbie @http://craftydeb-ddscrafts.blogspot.com/
debbiewilson62@comcast.net

Lesley from WI said...

Love the mini album. It is adorable. My favorite costume was a dinosaur costume that my sister made for my son. It was all hand sewn and had the biggest dinosaur tail. He was so cute.
lfuchs1 at wi. rr. com

jenlynnie said...

such a cute mini album!!! i have been toying on making one, but just haven't gotten around to it. i think that i will have to sit down & start working on one.

jenlynnie@yahoo.com

Lisa said...

I love your book!

- - Sheryl - - said...

Fabulous - I have not made a paper bag album and you did it! in a short time too! I don't remember much of my Halloween costume - there were usually home made thrown together as we didn't have the money with 5 kids in the family, But I do remember one - when I was a princess and back in the day - you wore a plastic face mask ties on by an elastic to keep it from falling off! thanks Very nice job - off to do more hopping luv2scrap44 @ yahoo dot com

Debra said...

Beautiful job! My father was a cop, when I was 7 my mom dressed me in his full uniform..complete with smokey bear hat and drew a mustache on me with eyeliner pencil. Then while out gathering candy we ran into my dad...on patrol...with his sargent! LOL TFS
xdebrax@yahoo.com

Orlie said...

I would love to have your halloween album. I have been working on a 3d box but don't have what it takes to come up with everything all at once.
brians@tds.net

Becky G. said...

What a cute little,I would like to win this, thanks for the chance

HailEmNat said...

oh wow this has been the best blog hop, so many many talented crafters I am overwhelmed. Thank you so much for sharing with us and I will deff have to give this album a try. My fave halloween costume was when I dressed up as little red riding hood and my husband as the wolf. lol
thanks,
Liset
Hailemnat@gmail.com

Melissa said...

Your album is fantastic and I'd love a chance to win it!

Melissa
www.disneydreamerdesigns.blogspot.com

Wende said...

What a fabulous mini. I haven't made a paper bag album yet! Thanks for the chance t win one.
wbeducian at gmail dot com

jennyplace2 said...

Such a wonderful album, tons of work, but well worth it in te end! Great job!
jennyplace26@gmail.com

Jessica said...

Wow this is F-A-N-T-A-S-T-I-C! Very creative will check out your digi arts. TFS

Jess B.
thatzuneek@gmail.com

rcz28 said...

That is so cool. A witch is my favorite
rcz28@aol.com

liz said...

adroable! I haven't made one in along time! thanks for reminding me of them, you've just inspired me!
liz :o)

Jen said...

Your mini album is awesome!!! Just love everything about it. Super cute. THanks for sharing. I am now a follower on your blog. I would love for you to stop by and visit me sometime..jennyscards.blogspot.com
hugs,jen

GreenScrap said...

I love that!! I need to try this technique I am a mini album lover!! Is really beautiful!! TFS!!
Take Care!!
Jennie @ http://earthyscrap.blogspot.com/

Donna said...

Your mini album is really cute!
worthd9675@aol.com

Nicole said...

I really need to learn how to make these. I LOVE IT!

Vicki said...

Adorable mini album. Thanks for the instuctional video.

vwilson577 at yahoo dot com

Anna said...

This is soooo cute!!!

Mari AKA Momo said...

What an absolutely beautiful album!!! Love all the details you put into it! Thanks for sharing yourself with us! XOXO Momo

JeNn said...

love the detailed work & the album is amazing. Great idea! thanks for sharing

lynn.j.anderson@gmail.com

craft dreams said...

This is soooooo pretty !!! This type of album is on my list but haven't done one yet. TFS Martha C.

mcaballerobrito@hotmail.com

Carley said...

I love this book it is super cute! Thank you for the video on how you made it! It turned out so stinkin cute! I am already a faithful follower! Thank you for participating in such a fun blog hop!

CarleyCarter@gmail.com

Minta's Creations said...

Too cute, I Love it!
Minta

mintab@gmail.com
http://mintascreations.blogspot.com/

Kards by Kathi said...

Great Halloween things and I love your blog. I will definitely become a follower and I would love it if you went to my new blog and became a follower. It is located at:
http://blogbykathi.blogspot.com/

catlady709@comcast.net

Stacey's Creative Corner said...

What a cute album! Love it!

Stacey
staceyscreativecorner.blogspot.com

liz said...

that is great and cute mini album
labebeliza4us@yahoo.com

scrappin_3rdeeschik said...

Great mini. The paper, the colors, the tags, oh my. One of my fav projects on this hop.

Rebekah said...

Beautiful job! love it!! My favorite costume so far was when I was pregnant and went as an oven. Had a bun in the oven :-)

calbekah@aol.com

stefeni said...

Super cute album! I love the details and I especially love the spine of that album!

spunkycrayon at yahoo dot com

Karelj said...

This album is amazing. Such attention to detail. I'd love to win! ksjennings(at)gmail(dot)com

PXH said...

Love the album! Thanks for sharing your crafy-ness with us. My fav costume was dressing like a sock hop girl (easy). I can be reached at
Halloranpx@aol.com

Jennybean said...

What a cute album! I was a punk rocker 3 years in a row in the 80's!

MeMe said...

Yes, I am a follower. and YES, I would love to win your cute album.
My favorite costumes have always been the ones that the kids come up with from their own imaginations--not the store bought ones.
plweir@satx.rr.com

mbchoj said...

Super cute album. Great imagination.
mbchoj at aol dot com

Denise said...

Hi I am already a follower:-) I would love to get my little hands on that album. I love every page. Let me see my favorite halloween costume, hmmmm I would have to say I when I was a Hippie one year. Peace out man!

dendearmas@aol.com

2 Chicks on a Limb said...

I'm loving paper bag albums right now and yours is ADORABLE! TFS!

vchamness@gmail.com

Sheree said...

Hi...I am already a follower and look at all your projects! My favorite halloween costume was dressing up one year as the tin man. We used cardboard and duct tape..
Thank you for always being so much fun!
sheree.burress@gmail.com

quilt4fun2 said...
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quilt4fun2 said...

Very nice project and prize...Thank You for being in the hop and for a chance to win a cool prize!
Favorite costume was old lady!
quilt 4 fun 2 at hot mail dot com

Tanya said...

what a adorable slbum. the images are so cute.
thanks for the chance to win

taniwol at yahoo dot com

Tanya said...

I love the album! How exciting that you're giving it away to one of us, how lucky for someone :)

My favorite costume was a scarecrow!

Thanks!
phenis2031 at yahoo dot com

ReinasMomma said...

Thanks for sharing! chrisbrown19732hotmail.com My favorite Halloween costume- Scary Spice

Monique Leslie The Misfit Crafter said...

I love it. It is so sweet.
moniqueleslie at gmail dot com

Melissa said...

WOW!!! THIS BOOK IS FABULOUS!!! thanks for the chance!!
msperry1008@yahoo.com

Trickut said...

This is an amazing Halloween album cute, cute, cute! thank you for a chance to win, I promise to give it a good home if I should win.:)

Rachel
gl2814@zoominternet.net

*Star said...

Such a beautiful album! My favorite costume was a princess dress that my mom made when I was 9-years-old.
Have a great day. :)

star24601@gmail.com

Esmommy said...

very cute and great blog candy ;-)
Hmm my fav costume.. Probably when I was "safety girl" for an adult costume party. LOL
Tracy
NYGIRL1994@yahoo.com

The Creative Mind of Melia said...

I love your mini.. i am obsessed wirth mini albums... I quite regularly dress as a witch, ao i guess that is my favorite costume~~

Melia
wifey7799@gmail.com

Kathy said...

Love the paper bag album! I'm definitely trying one of these. Thanks for sharing!
kmgillon at yahoo dot com

jayma15 said...

What an adorable album!! I love it! My favorite halloween costume as a child was my "mommy" costume! LOL

spunkygirl61@hotmail.com

Scrappy Jackie said...

I have been a follower for a couple of weeks. Thank you for showing us this adorable album. It looks like it was lots of fun to make. I would be honored and very happy to win this album. It is some fabulous blog candy! Thanks for the hop! pjritsema at gmail dot com

Ladybugz Creations said...

Simply adorable album I love it, I am goint o make a few of these up here soon got the bags got the paper now have the motivation thanks so much I hope you have a wonderful week.

Coachfans said...

Wow! So much work went into that album. It is great!

Georgiana
http://www.carsonscricutcreations.blogspot.com/

My Crafting Time said...
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marilyn said...

Love the album. Thanks for the tutorial. Favorite Halloween costume. . . kitty cat.

My Crafting Time said...

Really awesome paperbag album. You are so creative! My fav costume is a medevel queen.

TFS and a chance to win.

stacy at mycraftingtime dot com

BreAnn said...

This is so cute! I will have to check out the link for the album basics. My favorite costume was a Caifornia Raisin-they were so in that year. LOL! Thanks for sharing!
lungtx91@gmail.com

Susan said...

What a cute album. I would love to win it. TFS.
Susan
susanpollock37 at yahoo dot com

Hey Jude said...

such a cute little album and made with paper bags JSharer417@aol.com

Kathleen Taylor said...

cute album!!! My favorite costume was when I was a cow with udders working at home depot on the contractors side. kmt310e@aol.com

Mary said...

Shelley this is an adorable album! TFS, Mary M ( I have been a follower for a while)
mmontecalvo@verizon.net

Manhattan Mandie said...

I'm a follower! Love your album its TOO cute! My E-dress is available on my Blogger profile. I don't like to leave it out there for just anyone trolling for addresses to swipe.... Thanks!

lamerlisa@hotmail.com said...

very cute... thanks for sharing

Lisa
lamerlisa@hotmail.com
http://lisakelly110803.blogspot.com/

scrapBugz said...

Super cute. Favorite Halloween costume would be being a witch. Thanks for sharing and what a great giveaway.

Mandy
mjbaker at earthlink dot net

Shannon said...

Thank you for the link on how to make this album just in case I don't win yours.
My favorite costume was the year that my dad & step-mother got married on Halloween & I dressed up as Cinderella with a bucket, mop, dust cloth, etc. I wasn't the ball gown wearing Cinderella. Thank goodness she has a great sense of humor.
Shannon
slbradle@aol.com

Sonia said...

Love the album beutiful work

Courtney Bosarge said...

love the album!

Teri A said...

I really like your album it is so very cute and what a great give away thanks so much for sharing with us.
Teri
teri.barefoot@gmail.com

littlen said...

Very cute mini album. TFS.

Gayle said...

Love the mini album! My favorite costume was a gypsy one when I was in 4th grade. My mom made it out of old clothes, it was great!

Gayle said...

sorry - forgot my email:
ladym@utahis.com

Erika said...

this album is great. so fun. TFS

erika.seever@klrd.ks.gov

scrapaholicjen said...

Such a cute mini- thanks for the chance to win it!
qtme2003 at yahoo dot ca

DREAM CARDS said...

Super cute album, I love it,
TFS
Patty
dreamcards@hotmail.com

Karen said...

What a cute little book, you did an awesome job!!! I am having a really fun time on this Hop and seeing so many GREAT projects!!!
Thanks
Karen dkolopez@msn.com

kathlee said...

That mini album is too darn cute! TFS
Favorite costume.....hummm....Raggedy Ann, about 40+ years ago!
kathlee154@gmail.com

MrsETaylor said...

Love the brightness to this album. A real treat to see.

Barbara said...

The albumn is adorable.I loved the Halloween costume I made my grandaughter several years ago. It was Ragedy Ann and she looked adorable.

barbara614@insightbb.com

Rhonda Miller said...

What a great album. It would be fun to learn how to make one. TFS.

rmpoohbear75 at gmail dot com

Suzy said...

SO CUTE! Thanks for sharing and the chance to win it!
~Suzy suzyq28024 at gmail dot com

A Scrap Above said...

Hi Shelley~

I love your paper bag album! the paper you used is really cool.. TFS and a chance to win.
I am already a follower.
My favorite costume would be when my girls dressed as Teen Witch/Ghost.. (something they came up with)
Bonnie C
http://ascrapabove.blogspot.com
a_scrap_above(at)yahoo(dot)com

Deanne Gutierrez said...

I love this album - great job! My favorite costume has been when my kids and I were M&M's.

Deanne G
dgutierez1@msn.com

Kel said...

absolutely adorable.. great job on this...lotta work. It shows. TFS

Anniebee said...

I love this! I have been wanting to make a paper bag mini myself but haven't gotten to it yet. Yours is adorable and very nicely done! Thanks for sharing it.

lucyblueeyz at yahoo dot com

Kathy's Kreative Spot said...

Great album, look forward to learn how to make one. i am a new follower.

Kathy
Katsews at gmail dot com

Scrappinbutterfly said...

Very cool. thanks for sharing
robertsbutterfly at msn dot com

Scrappy Doo said...

YOur paper bag album looks awesome!!! I absolutely love it. your pages look so much more crisp than mine (maybe you used a better quality paper bag?).
haha.
Thank you for sharing.
scrappinginazoo@gmail.com

Nanascreativecorner said...

Thank you for sharing your great work... I love stopping by!
tcbbgibson@gmail.com

Tvthomas717 said...

Loved this mini album! TFS


Tvthomas717@aol.com

NanaBeth said...

Fantastic album-you really did a "bootiful" job. I'm going to like following you!

SherriC. said...

Shelley, I just love your mini album, I have made a few paper bag albums, they are so fun to make....my favourite costume was one I made for him when he was in grade 9, he was the sock monster that lived in the washing machine, we used a big cardboard box, lots of white shelving paper, and some drawing on my part, oh and an old hat with lots of mismatched socks sewn on it, it was the best costume I have ever made, so many people just loved it, he won the costume judging at school...thanks for the chance to win!!
brodiec88 at hotmail dot com

Teri said...

I loved your book!!! I really want to learn how to make them. I just recently began following your blog and have really been inspired by your projects. Thanks so much!

ScrappyScavenger said...

Great work! TFS! Thats a spooktacular album! ScrappyScavenger@yahoo dot com

creativejackie831 said...

I am beyond excited to have seen all the amazing things you ladies made. I can't wait to get my new cricut that my husband ordered me. I am beyond excited and I plan on trying to make many new things. I am going to look for you on youtube. I too have a youtube account and do all kinds of different things. Thank you so much for your amazing work and for being a real inspiration. Great giveway. Thank you for that as well. My email address is jacquelyn831@gmail.com

PinkBlingCrafter said...

Love the book!!Great job