These Are The Days Mini Album - Quick Quotes

Hi! I'm sharing a 3x3 inch album that I created by combining patterned papers from the Simple Elegance and Dream Big collections for Quick Quotes today. I designed this small album using a past Club Q Kicker Project as a guide.

I recently spent some time with family on Lake Huron and this black and white photo of my nephew  is one of my favorites from the trip.  I think the black and white photo, paired with the black and white patterned papers, yields a really sharp look.

Several of the Dream Big patterned papers have colorful prints on one side, which were great for brightening up the pages of this album. I inked the edges of the pages with Caribbean Blue and Midnight Confessions PowderPuff Chalking Ink. I stamped a script pattern onto white cardstock, that I placed on the inside front and back covers, with Feather Gray PowderPuff Chalking Ink, which is perfect for adding a muted design.

I cut and rearranged a vellum quote and attached it directly on top of my photo. I just love how the vellum almost disappears for a very polished, seamless look. I added a square rhinestone brad, from a previous Club Q Kit, to the cover to help hold this album closed.

Quick Quotes Supplies:
Simple Elegance 100
Simple Elegance 200
Simple Elegance 300
Simple Elegance 400
Dream Big 100
Dream Big 300
Dream Big 400
Caribbean Blue PowderPuff Chalking Ink
Feather Gray PowderPuff Chalking Ink
Midnight Confessions PowderPuff Chalking Ink
Vellum Quote
Square Rhinestone Brad

Photo Credit: Sarah Seror

Thanks for stopping by today!


  1. This is gorgeous! I loveeeee the quote on the cover!!!!!

  2. Very cool. I like the idea of using one of the Club Q albums as a guide to creating a similar one. Thanks for the inspiration!

  3. What a great mini! I love that front photo and the shape of the inside pages.


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