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Clear Scraps Acrylic Tag Album -- Ahoy There!

Hello everyone!  Laura here today to share a summer mini album!

Clear_Scraps_Acrylic Tag_Ahoy There front

The Clear Scraps Acrylic Tag Album is a fun way to play with acrylic

and not feel overwhelmed by the large 12x12 surface of the acrylic

sheets.  If you haven't tried it, this is a great way to get started!

On this first page, the rays were stenciled with blue acrylic paint,

and the Clear Scraps 6" Spiral stencil.

Clear_Scraps_Acrylic Tag_Ahoy There close up 2

So simple, but it gives a great impact and texture!  Next,

I brushed the edges of the next 2 pages with more acrylic paint.

Clear_Scraps_Acrylic Tag_Ahoy There close up 1

It's  nice way to frame each page instead of just leaving it clear,

tho you can do that too.....nice to mix it up!

Love how the back of the stenciled cover shows through to

the second page of the mini album.

Clear_Scraps_Acrylic Tag_Ahoy There page 2

The best part of using acrylic.....it's a two for one impact!

You can see how the brushed on red paint frames this page:

Clear_Scraps_Acrylic Tag_Ahoy There page 3

And it shows through to frame the next one too.  It's also

fun to add some cute little tags in between the pages, they

can be used as a title, or you could use it to mark the year

or use it as a journal box too.

Clear_Scraps_Acrylic Tag_Ahoy There page 4

Some people are afraid to work with a acrylic because of the

fact it shows through, but it's actually a fun element to use

to embrace your creativity!  And you can keep it simple.

Clear_Scraps_Acrylic Tag_Ahoy There close up 3

This is just the mat from the other page becoming the mat for the

next page.  Just keep your adhesive where it won't be seen.

Clear_Scraps_Acrylic Tag_Ahoy There back cover

The border strip was used as a mat for a thinner border on the

other page.  Just take a look as you are putting the album together.

It's so fun to get creative with the different acrylic pieces, and once

you've tried it, you'll be hooked!

Thanks for stopping by today!  Stop back soon for more inspiration!

 

Supplies Used:

Clear Scraps:  Acrylic Tag Album, 6" Spiral Stencil

Other: Acrylic paint, twine, ribbon, cardstock, enamel dots,

Carta Bella Deep Blue Sea paper and stickers.

 

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