Wednesday, February 13, 2013

10 Things I Love About You Mini: Olive Edition

Need a quick + meaningful Valentine's Day gift idea? How about putting together a mini album for your loved one that shares 10 things you love about them! I created this little album for my husband using 3X4 cards from the Project Life Olive Edition Core Kit and I can't wait to give it to him for Valentine's Day tomorrow!

Scroll down for a short video sharing more pages from the inside of the album + a link to download the extra digital elements that you'll need to create your own 10 Things I Love About You mini album!

**Have you heard? The Olive Edition is on sale now through Feb.18th. 
Scroll down for more details!!


SUPPLIES YOU'LL NEED:

Binder Ring, Ribbon scraps
Your Photos sized 3 X 4 inches
Pen for journaling


Using a variety of 3X4 project life cards for journaling + a few photos, I created two page spreads by glueing photos + cards back to back. If you watch the video below it will make more sense how I put the pages together. Then I simply punched a hole in the upper left corner of each page, secured them all with a binder ring and that was it. All I need to do now is add my journaling and it's done!
I have a bit of an obsession with mini albums {see here and here}. I just can't help myself! I love how quickly they come together + how itty bitty they are! This bite-sized memory keeping seems to fit better into my busy schedule sometimes and the little bits that I'm able to record when I have a 1/2 hour here or ten minutes there are so worth it! I'm happy to be able to record even a small portion of our story rather than recording nothing at all while waiting for the opportunity to complete those more lofty scrapbook projects.


Happy Valentine's Day everyone!
Here's some really exciting news....starting today the Olive Edition will be on sale through Feb 18! All four products {Core Kit, Binder12x12 Designer Paper, and Month Dividers} are 20% off. I adore this beautiful kit and have been using it to put together a 2010-2011 project life album - take a peek here! Check Becky's blog for more details on the sale and even more Olive Edition inspiration!


Rebecca Cooper

Rebecca is a mom of four. She enjoys crafting with her kiddos, taking photos, and afternoon naps. Rebecca is a professional photographer and author. Connect with Rebecca on Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, and Google+. Sign up via email for the latest updates from Simple As That.

13 comments:

  1. What a fun project! After being married almost 13 years it's hard to come up with new ideas for gifts for the hubby.

    I found your blog through Delightfully Noted blog and absolutely love it! I spent quite some time last night going through your archives. Love your blog! Heather

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  2. Great idea and project!

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  3. Loving these mini albums too! I'm sure your hubs is gonna LOOOOOVE this!

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  4. This is so beautiful. If I were organized I would whip one of these out for my husband too...tomorrow is even our anniversary!

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  5. That is so adorable. One of our favorite movies dating was 10 Things I Hate About You. I may work on this tomorrow and give it to him when he gets home.

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  6. This is such a great idea! I think I'm out of time for making it for Vday, but I know my mom would love this filled with pictures of my little guy for a birthday present. Thank you!

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  7. Oh. My. God. This is just awesome. :) LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE!!!! Seriously, I love it. :)

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  8. I have been hemming and hawing about getting a Project Life Binder. What better way to document your life? This looks amazing. I need to get on top of my game and get one!

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  9. This is the cutest "things I love about you" booklet I've seen. And Project Life makes it simple and sweet :)

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  10. I love that idea! Super cute! This would be a good anniversary gift too!

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  11. I love this! Olive is my absolute favorite and I've had a wonderful tme using it for a 5 year old trip project :) I don't know if my hubs would appreciate this, but it is so sweet :) -- could do it for a friend though haha

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  12. I love this! Olive is my absolute favorite and I've had a wonderful tme using it for a 5 year old trip project :) I don't know if my hubs would appreciate this, but it is so sweet :) -- could do it for a friend though haha

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