Mini-albums as self-documentation.
In recent exciting news, I’ve rejoined the Basically Bare Design Team, and today I’m over on their blog sharing an all about me mini-album. I wanted to reintroduce myself with a project that reflected who I am and what my style is right now. For my first project I used a Basically Bare mixed-media tag album to document some broad themes of who I am and how I’m feeling right now.
This album is a mixed-media album. It measures 5” x 3” and each page is a different surface: acrylic, heavyweight kraft chipboard, double-sided corrugated board, premium stiffened white felt, 140lb watercolor paper and heavy-weight unbleached canvas.
Some favorite things about this mini-album:
- I used the PicStitch app and printed out six 2×2 black and white selfie photos to use in the mini-album, and the Studio Calico Cirque kits to add pops of color, embellishments, and stamping to each of the tag pages.
- The acrylic cover. I love putting acrylic covers on mini-albums. It makes them more durable, and I love adding layers of embellishments on top of clear pages.
- The stamped page. I used the gem stamp set from the Studio Calico Cirque Scrapbook kit to create the background of the canvas page. I used StazOn black ink for the outlining and Radiant Neon Ink in Electric Orange, Electric Pink, and Electric Yellow to add the color.
To see the rest of the album, visit the Basically Bare blog.