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Love that front cover, great job on the whole book. TFS

Love what you did with your book!! I'm making my own smash book too!

Thanks so much for sharing!!! Your front cover is beautiful!!

Tammy

Project - Homemade Smash
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Project - Homemade Smash
by ~KatieAnna~
posted 02/10/12 at 09:18 PM
Galleries: Scrapbooking

Several years ago, I picked up a thick 7 x 7 spiral-bound journal. It was a pretty journal featuring a flower and music theme in a sort of vintage look. I bought it because I liked it but wasn't sure what I wanted to do with it. I finally decided to make a homemade Smash book out of it. I took it apart, altered the cover to reflect the things I love but retained the original inside and back covers. i used a variety of papers from my stash, including a paper pad by K&CO, and cut them to 6-3/4 x 6-3/4. I retained some of the original lined paper for journaling sheets and interspersed them throughout the album. I also cut down some plastic photo sleeves, added pockets, file folders and assorted sized pages punched with a Martha Stewart punch. I will be using the book to store old letters, newspaper clippings and other memorabilia, and for reflections, favorite sayings, Scripture verses, etc. I will probably add ribbon, beads, and charms to the spiral binding.

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