My husband and I were married just over 12 years ago. I must admit in that time i have created several scrapbook layouts about our wedding but never put together an album before. Recently I came across some excess photos from our professional photographer- proofs that were used so that we could choose our album photos. These photos were all beautiful photos and large enough to use in an album. So I thought now was the time! I grabbed my Magnolia Jane Floral Photo Journal that to me is the perfect wedding album, some of the Magnolia Jane collection embellishments, found at your local JoAnn store, some adhesive and a few pieces of ribbon and got creating!
To add ribbon to my front and back covers I adhered with double sided tape two ends of white satin ribbon to the inside front and back covers. I then trimmed some of the Marble pattern paper which is the same as the inside covers to the same size of the cover and adhered it over the ribbon to hide the adhesive. You would never know that the ribbon was not always there.
The ribbon adds such a pretty touch to my album.
The photo journal holds 25 photos! There are 3 shaped photo windows throughout the book. Each shape- rectangle, circle and square window are on 2 consecutive page. Then it moves to the new shape and repeats throughout the book. I love the eclectic feel this gives to my album.
I slipped my photo into the window then secured it with some of the Marble wash tape from the collection. I attached another photo with one of the Magnolia Jane clips and added the Gold Foil word with the clip too.
The photo lifts up to reveal journaling underneath.
I added another of the Gold Foil words on the next page to accentuate the round photo and added some small strips of washi to the edge of the page.
On the left I backed my photo with pattern paper and then attached it with washi tape to serve as a flap!
The photo lifts to reveal more journalling!
I added that pretty little acrylic flower from the Ephemera pack with a pink clip and embellished the page with strips of washi.
For my next page I added some stamping using my vintage Heidi stamps then added some of the clear stickers that come with the photo journal to a further embellish my pages.
On the left page I used the floral stamp from the Only You stamp set from the Magnolia Jane collection then used one of the stamps from the Special stamp set to add further words. I adhered one of the Notebook Envelopes to the page and added in some punched hearts.
The envelope lifts up to reveal my journalling!
I added my favourite portrait photos across this double page and embellished simply with the clear stickers.
I added some stamping and washi strips to enhance my journalling!
I used some of the Gold Glitter Letters in an arch under my photo to draw attention to it!
I love that I can create a masculine feel using these washi patterns as well as a touch of stamping and stickers!
For this page I adhered my photo on the right side and slipped a piece of pattern paper from the collection into the photo window!
Here I added some elements from the 2017 Memory Planner collection to make my photo pop!
I adhered another of the clear Acrylic pieces to the left page over my photo using one of the gold clips.
I used one of the stickers and placed it directly over my journaling, it is sheer so you can still read the journalling and I added some more glitter stickers to complete the page!
More of the Gold Glitter letter stickers in an arch accentuated with one of the Clear Acrylic pieces from the ephemera pack create a pretty border around my photo.
Again I repeated the Gold Letter stickers to embellish the circular photo and added one of the kraft diecuts from the Ephemera pack to complete the page.
I also created my own tab by threading and tying some mint satin ribbon onto a paper clip and adding it to my page.
Stickers and washi!
The Marble patterned Washi really creates a sophisticated look.
Another of the Gold Foil Words add a beautiful touch to a page.
I overlapped one of the heart Notepads from the 2017 Memory Planner collection over my photo for a quick embellishment.
A jumble of stickers, writing, and Washi in a cluster provide a sophisticated embroider to the right page.
Again my journalling is top and tailed by stamping and layered stickers seamlessly.
My final page I embellished simply with some of the clear sticker. I really wanted this photo to shine.
I love the way my journal turned out. My boys and husband have all loved looking through it which of course is the reason why we do this. I love that I now have all my photos and memories in one place! I know this is one of my albums that I will treasure in years to come!
Supplies- Magnolia Jane collection