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Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Key Chain Mini Album

Hello, Crafty Peeples!
This week, over at Shopping Our Stash, we would like for you to use product packaging to create your project!  This is my third Key Chain Mini Album.  They make such wonderful gifts and at this time of the year it would be an amazing stocking stuffer.
 The closer here was a collar on a basketball trophy!  Magnets keep it closed.
 My husband dismantled some old trophies the kids earned back in High School.  He was about to toss them and then decided to ask me if I wanted to add them to my hoard! (LOL)  I said no, then immediately changed my mind and grabbed them from his hand.  I wanted something unique to create visual interest on the front of this design.  It works!

The internal tags were created using various Graphic 45 papers.

This second project is strictly utilitarian.  I needed storage for my TH Distress Inks collection.  I am working on a Laura Denison (Follow the Paper Trail ) project that will hold some of my ink pads,  but until I complete it, I need something on my desk to hold the pads I'm using when working on a design.

DH laughed at my lack of neatness here.  I tried to center them all but I just couldn't and it doesn't matter, because they are coming off.  I only had a black on clear cartridge, so I could not remove the white backing.  I have ordered black on white background and the paper will be 1/4 inches instead of 1/2 inch and that will make everything easier to center.  Right now, It works. and looks nice on my drafting table!

Key Chain Tag Mini
Orbitz Gum Box
Designer Paper:  G45 -  Steampunk Spells
Lost and Found Two -  Breeze
Pearl: Want2Scrap
Closer: Old Trophy Collar
Seam Binding: Wright's Iron on Hem Tape
Distress Pad Tower
Wrigley's Gum Box
Designer Paper:  Stash
DI - Vintage Photo


  1. Chana, these key chains with holder are so cool! What a great idea!! Love them and your distress pad holder as well! You rock!!!

  2. This is very creative. Thank you for joining Glitter 'n Sparkle.
    Olga DT G'nS

  3. Very impressive projects! I would have never thought of anything like this. The result is beautiful - I really love the key chain. I see your tag - so glad you joined us at Glitter n Sparkle for our Tag Me challenge. I wish you the best in our draw.

    KT Fit Kitty
    Glitter n Sparkle DT

  4. I just love your ideas Chana and thanks for joining our gifts challenge at Allsorts this week.
    x catherine

  5. Wow these are great and very creative thanks for sharing!!!

  6. Gorgeous creations. Thank you so much for sharing your lovely creation with us at Challenges 4 Everybody.

    Cathy DT Member

  7. Brilliant idea for the key chain and ink holder. I love them both.

  8. These are great projects, but sadly you have linked to too many challenges for us at Less is More where we allow a maximum of 5 challenges which may be combined.
    Do please join us again.
    Thanks so much
    "Less is More"

  9. This is just unbelievable, Chana! How cool are these projects? Love mini pretty much anything, but these key chain mini albums are delightful... :)
    Have an awesome day, girl!

  10. Chana, Wow I never know what's coming out of your studio next!?!?
    You are so talented and came make something out of nothing. These projects are fantastic and thanks for sharing with us at Hobbycutz.

  11. wow! What a fab idea! I love those mini book in particular... sooooriginal... you have made junk into gorgeousness!! Inspiring! Thanks for sharing with us at Glitter n Sparkle - Vic, DT x

  12. Thanks for joining Allsorts challenge with this great entry, good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

  13. What a great idea! Love your tag mini album and your box!! Great storage idea there. Thanks for joining us at Sugar Creek Hollow!!

  14. What a fun & fabulous idea, Chana! Love the closure too - good job on your hubby for offering them to you :)
    For my Distress ink labels (I just handprinted them) I swiped some of each ink on the white part of the label to help easily ID which pad I wanted. They're the ones I reach for most of all :)

  15. Ohh I love it! How fun! Thank you for playing with us at Glitter N Sparkle Challenge! **Cheryl** Glitter N Sparkle DT

  16. Lovely project! thanks for playing with "HobbyCutz Challenge" this week. Good luck!

  17. OK great idea! and I love that you even repurposed a piece from a trophy! This is a greta project!

  18. Gorgeous tag mini album Chana! Wonderful idea. Thanks for sharing your lovely creation with us at Sugar Creek Hollow.
    Amelia (DT SCH)


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Hugz, Chana