Friday, February 12, 2016

LLC Retreat: Cupcake Princess Marci Album Box

Day 2: Project #15  Cupcake Princess Marci Album Box designed by Irina Blount  (Owner and Queen Designer) of La-la Land Crafts.  See the LLC Blog here with lots of inspiration and ideas. This is an album with two drawers attached to the back cover.  Album pages are Kraft card stock base.  Project size finishes 8-3/4" x 6-1/2" x 2-7/8".  There are lots of die cut embellishment on the cover and spine.  Note the metal embellishment on the top right and right bottom corners.  Lots of photos below with details of the dies used. And, I mean there are lots!!!!
Here's a side view showing the spine: a row of decorative paper, a row of lace then on top a row of sheer roses. Oh yes, a couple die cut Stitched Circles and Stitched Scallop Boarder on each side of the lace with a metal embellishment secured by brads.  the metal embellishment needed to be cup to fit across the spine.
On the front,  two die Teacups: adhere one to light weight chipboard on top of a white doily. Use a bone folder to shape the cup so it is no longer flat, then secure to the front. You can see the Stitched Scallop Border on both Teacup Edges. A few paper roses/calla lilies and die cut paper Rolled Roses  further embellish the larger Teacup. The second teacup sits on top of the larger one. Die cut Fancy Butterfly sits on top of a die cut Fancy Butterfly in pink vellum card stock on the smaller Teacup - then add adhesive pearls as a finishing touch.
On the right front is a faux closure: metal embellishment secured with brads and a metal ring handle.  This sits on top of the die cut Stitched Circles which wrap around to the inside front cover.
On the top left side is a metal Tea- spoon wrapped with a crumpled seam binding and a twine bow : a perfect embellishment for this album box.  Notice the smaller sizes Stitched Circles position here, too?  They also wrap around to the inside cover.
Cupcake Princess Marci is popped with foam squares.  She sits on top of the die cut Diamond Doily Border, Heart Fence and Grass.
Copic original colors used changed to the following:
Hair: W2, W4, W6, W8
Dress and shoes: R01, R32, R35, R37, R39
Crown, and Scepter: Y21, Y24
Cupcake: R11, R20, R32, R35, E13, E17, E51 and Sakura White Gel Pen
Cup: R35, R37, R39, G07, Yr 21, YR24, YR31
Stardust Stickles added to flowers, crown, cupcake liner, lace on her dress, and scepter.
Overhead view of the album box:
Front view of the album box:
One of the drawers pulled out: LOVE the metal pulls
The following photos are the pages in the album box: inside front cover is a pocket

The punched circle cupcakes for tabs:
randomly sizes album pages:
Pocket with pull outs:
Even some printed acetate pages:
A flip out and flip up page:
Back inside cover:
Back album box cover:
Details: All stamps and dies can be purchased on the LLC site here.
Stamps used: Cupcake Princess Marci
Dies used: Stitched Circles, Heart Fence, Grass, Diamond Doily Border, Rolled Rose (medium), Teacups (set of 2)

Thank you for stopping by today to visit............stay tuned for Project #16 from Day 2 of the LLC 3rd Annual Retreat.


Jan Castle said...

Quite a project Patti...lovely.
Paper Hugs,

sandi said...

Beautiful, please how do you recreate the album.

Have A Scrap Happy Day said...

Goodness gracious, what an amaaaazing project. Gosh, if I attempted to make something like this, I swear, I would take 10 years to complete. LOL. Definitely a keepsake to treasure for life. Have a nice week.

Creations by Patti said...

Hi Sandi
Wanted to respond to your request for a tutorial. No step by step hand out was handed out to us for this project. This was a class given at the annual La-la Land Retreat. We were able to complete the basic album during class. Then I took photos of the pages to complete at home. Hope this will answer your question.