Hello Baby Boy Flipbook Mini Album

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Carolyn here today. If you ever need a gift for a newborn, look no further than the Paper House Flipbooks. These photo albums are so easy to create and so much fun to use. There are pages that fold out, pockets to fill and even a CD pouch. They are also decorated so you can embellish as much or as little as you like.

I am so lucky to have a new nephew. I wanted to make an album for him so I asked my sister-in-law for photos, and boy, she didn’t disappoint. She is a fabulous photographer. I began by selecting which pictures to place in each spot and then embellished the album one page at a time. I’ve selected a few pages to highlight but to look at the full album, be sure to check out the attached video.

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Hello Baby Boy Flipbook Supply List

I began by layering papers and stickers on the inside of the front cover. I didn’t let one inch of space go to waste!

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Here is one of my favorite pages. Who can resist a sweet little burrito and puffy stickers?

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I love the look of this fussy cut banner with the giraffe.

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I played around with the manufacturer’s strips in the paper kit to make flags and embellishments. The page on the right is a CD pocket.

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Here is one last spread with a quote and a kiss sticker.

There are a few more pages to check out in the attached video. The video gives a much better idea of how the Flipbook works and hopefully you will see just how fun it is!

Happy flipping!

Paradise Found Beach Layout

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Who can’t wait for the snow to go and for the beach to open? Me (Carolyn)! No winter vacation for me, so I’ll just wait patiently for summer. In the mean time, I made this sand castle building layout with the Paradise Found collection. There is a basic one, a beach one and a cruise one. I mostly used the cruise one even though my picture has nothing to do with a cruise – that’s how versatile it is!

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Paradise Found Beach Layout Supply List

I began with the sand paper and ripped strips out of the water paper to layer on top. I love how these waves turned out! The back of the water paper had some darker blue so I ripped those strips for the sky. I cut a section out of the shell acetate paper and tucked it under the edge of my waves. I tried to hide the edge of the acetate with the title stickers that come in the kit. The anchor is from the Discover USA 3D sticker set.

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Next, I framed my photo with some paper strips and a cut apart card. The flowers are fussy cut and embellished with 3D stickers and puffy stickers. These stickers are so cool – you really have to see them in person to get the full effect of their dimensions and sparkle. Here’s a look at the dimension of the Beach title sticker.

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Thanks for checking out my layout. I can’t wait to see beachy layouts made with this collection popping up on social media.

Hello Baby Girl Scrapbook Layout

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Hello everyone! Carolyn here today to share my first layout with the Paper House team. Have you seen the new collections on the blog and in the store? There are so many fun products including the Hello Baby Girl collection. This was the perfect set to scrap a couple of my remaining baby pictures of my daughter.

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Hello Baby Girl Layout Supply List

I wanted my photos to stand out and realized they fit really well in these frames (which are actually cut apart cards with the centers cut out).  I used a stencil to trace and cut borders from the striped paper.

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The bursts are made from the manufacturer’s strips at the bottom of each paper. The title is made from alpha stickers which are conveniently hiding a title on the card that doesn’t match my theme.

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The best part of this kit is the puffy stickers! They are so cute it was hard not to use them all.

Thanks for checking out this layout! It was a fun trip down memory lane. I’ll be back again soon – probably with lots of puffy stickers! Have a great day.