My Favorite Recipes

Hey, everybody! Well, it’s Thursday so that means we’ve surpassed another Hump Day and are on the downslide to the weekend! I’m thrilled to be back on the Clear Scraps blog today with another awesome DT inspiration project! I used the Slimline Acrylic Tab Album to create a mini collection of my favorite recipes – two each of Dessert, Meat, Veggie, Side and Soup/Stew. I have to say that the hardest part was picking out the few recipes that would fit in this album because I have a bunch of favorites lol!

I printed the recipes on 32# copy paper, and printed the 2″ square finished recipe images on glossy photo paper and cut them with a square die. I covered all the album pages with patterned papers from The Paper Studio Tattered and Worn 12 x 12 paper pad after removing the protective film on both sides of each tabbed page. I inked the edges of each page with walnut stain distress ink and then roughed them up with the Large Sanding Stick for an old worn-out vintage feel.

I stamped the page contents on each tab in brown ink using my stamp press, adhered the recipes to each page, and affixed foiled photo corners on the corners of each photo. I embellished the front and back covers and all the pages with Carta Bella and Echo Park patterned paper strips and stickers. I also used thick alphabet letters for the word ‘Recipes’ on the front cover, put the album together with binding rings, and added ribbon scraps to each ring to complete the album.

Here are close-up shots. Really loving how this turned out! Such a fun project!

Sharing in the following challenges:
1. Classic Design Challenge: January 2022-#1 – Anything Goes
2. Crafting Happiness Challenges: #119 – Anything Goes
3. Fab ‘n’ Funky Challenges: #543 – 2 or More Patterned Papers
4. Sparkles Monthly Challenges: #148 – Use Ribbon, Raffia or Twine
5. Wednesday’s Creative Inspirations Challenge Blog: January Anything Goes

Clear Scraps products used:
Slimline Acrylic Tab Album
Large Sanding Stick

Other products used:
Cardstock/Paper: Carta Bella Country Kitchen Collection Kit, Echo Park Farmhouse Kitchen Collection Kit, The Paper Studio Tattered and Worn 12 x 12 paper pad, HP 8.5 x 11 glossy photo paper, HP 32# copy paper
Stamps: Stampin’ Up Labeler Alphabet stamp set
Ink: Ranger walnut stain distress ink, Catherine Poole Icing on the Cake ink
Dies/Punches: Spellbinders Classic Squares Small die, Crop-A-Dile Big Bite
Accessories: We R Memory Keepers Large Guillotine Paper Trimmer, Tape Runner Retractable Adhesive, Fiskars stamp press, Project Life Golden Photo Corner, Amy Tangerine die cut heart, Eyelet Outlet Pink Enamel Heart, American Crafts Newsprint Thickers alphabet letters, 7 Gypsies Binding Rings, Really Reasonable Ribbon ribbon scraps, Ranger Distress Collage Medium Matte

I hope you’ve enjoyed today’s project and you’re inspired to get those craft supplies out to play! Be sure to check out all the amazing acrylic, wood and chipboard goodies at Clear Scraps… OMGoodness, you won’t be disappointed! And head on over to the Clear Scraps Facebook Page for lots of inspiration! And while you’re at it, join the Clear Scraps Facebook Creative Group to connect with other Clear Scraps fans! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you next time!

Scrappy hugs,

Author: Leslie

I'm definitely what one could consider a crafting junkie! I love making cards, 3-D projects (especially paper shoes, mini albums and gift bags), mixed media projects, altering items, as well as occasional beading and making jewelry! Fortunately, hubby is very supportive! Life is good! :D

4 thoughts on “My Favorite Recipes”

  1. This is such a fabulous design Leslie! Love the papers and this would make for a great gift! I’m working very slowly at putting one together for my kids. Those recipes look yummy too!! ;)

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