Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Nautical Expedition Tins

Today I'm back with some more photos and details for the second project that I posted during the Stampin' Addicts Summer Mini Blog Hop.  You can see my original post HERE.  Today I'll show some close ups of the Mini Scrapbook Tin that I made showcasing the Nautical Expedition Designer Series Paper that is found in the new Summer Mini Catalog.  

Above you see the outside of the tin. These tins can still be purchased from Stampin Up--but only on the Clearance Rack in the online store--meaning only while supplies last.  I added a belly band to the tin with a 2" strip of Basic Gray card stock, a 1" strip of Nautical Expedition DSP, and some White Baker's Twine.  The center globe image is from the stamp set The Open Sea--a coordinating set.   I hand cut around the globe image and then layered it onto a Cherry Cobbler circle I punched out with the 2  1/2" Circle Punch.  

When you slide off the belly band and open the tin, this is what you see:  

I think that ship image--again from the set The Open Sea--is one of my favorite.  I love how much detail is has, and yet how crisp it is.  Notice the little Tab Pull in the top right that is a small piece of Twill Tape looped.  When you pull on that you see:  

And a closer look at the pages of this mini scrapbook: 
The pages are 4 3/4" tall and 4" wide.  I started with two pieces of Whisper White card stock that were 4 3/4" by 12" and then scored at 4" and 8".  I accordion folded them and adhered the last section of one to the first section of the next to make a continuous accordion fold.  I used Sticky Strip to adhere the card stock to the tin.  

Thanks for coming by!  These little Mini Scrapbook Tins are easy to make and make great gifts.  I hope this gave a better look at this project.  You should be able to click on any of the pictures for a closer (enlarged) look at the projects. 

Stamps:  The Open Sea
Ink:  Early Espresso, Basic Gray
Paper:  Early Espresso, Cherry Cobbler, Basic Gray, Whisper White, Nautical Expedition DSP
Accessories:  Tin, White Baker's Twine, Early Espresso/White Baker's Twine, Cutter Kit, 1 3/4" x 7/8" Oval Punch, Round Tab Punch, 2 1/2" Circle Punch


Kym said...

Wow! This is awesome, Allison. I love the the look of the cut out ship on the inside lid, and the pages are wonderful.

Anonymous said...

Love all your creations from the summer mini!!! You have such a great imagination... Love your expedition card!

The Country Rose said...

Great little project!

Lois said...

WOW love this project!! TFS

Playmobil Nautical Expedition said...

This is very beautiful and functional at the same time. I'll keep visiting for more of your posts.