mirror gift book


i do not think this little book really qualifies as a mini album. but perhaps you may want to categorize it as such. it all started upon discovering the heidi swapp 5x7 mirror album. it was such a pretty little canvas. from it grew a little mini kit i put together myself. including the following items.

heidi swapp 5x7 mirror album, of course.

heidi swapp damask sticker in black

...and in white

basic grey euro rubons in black

hambly screen prints vintage plaid overlay

hambly screen prints urban chic frame overlays

ki pop culture black lace cardstock

little yellow bicycle flocked damask (yummy)

those elements are becoming this:

the little book will probably be a gift. it is very much in the beginning stages. nothing has been added to it at all. for me all these pages are merely a canvas with which to build on.
although i am not 'elegant' in style, this book to me is very elegant, and i will continue to create on that theme. perhaps adding beautiful quotes about life. it would even make a nice mini wedding album, too. the possibilities are endless, and that can be scary or fun.
which do you think?


  1. Wow - that is just stunning - I love the product you pulled together to create this piece of art, Jamie. It is truly beautiful and I think it would be awesome with quotes in it. You did an amazing job!

  2. I love how you presented this post, it was fun to scroll down your supplies to see the end result! Your album is sooooo classy! I totally could see it being a wedding present! Great work!

  3. I think it's a fabulous idea!
    It could also be a great anniversary gift.
    Beautifully presented as well! Thank you!

  4. beautiful!!! you are the mini queen!!

  5. Oh, that is just beautiful! Thanks for posting the photos of all your elements and the pages.

  6. Just lovely,...and yes, very elegant!

  7. I can't tell you how much I love this!! I have one of those mirror books and have been meaning to make a mini with it--and this has totally inspired me! Years ago, Rebecca Sower did a page on beauty and what it means to her--with the intent on explaining it to her daughter's. I think that is what I'm going to do with mine--thanks for the push!!

  8. seriously jamie- this is BEAUTIFUL!!! i am sorry i am hopping really late, but i could not post here before for some reason..... i really like your most recent post- thank you for sharing :)