Category Archives: Mini-Album

Altered mini book cover

Hello my dear crafty friends and welcome to my Art Anthology new post.
Today I am going to share  my new chipboard mini book cover made with bare chipboards and gorgeous Art Anthology products.
 

Here are some close- ups to the painted , stencilled and misted cover.

 

 

 

I decided to stay in grey- blue and purples and to make it vintage dark in just three colors.

Metal pieces, small chipboard plate, fabric and paper flowers were also painted and misted into the matching colors.

And as always I made a full step by step Snapguide tutorial for you that you can see HERE:
Check out How to Make Chipboard Mini Book Cover by Art Anthology on Snapguide.//snapguide.com/load-embed.js

Art Anthology products used:

Blocked stencil

Raider Colorations

Plush Colorations

Siesta Key Colorations

Lagoon Velvet

Mardi Gras Velvet

Dazzle Sorbet

I hope you like my new mini book cover and you are most welcome to make your own in the same way.

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Sand and Surf themed Canvas Mini Album with Brandy

Hi Art Anthology followers! Is it summer yet??? Well it’s not really even close here in the high Rockies, but a girl can dream, right?
I found these adorable little canvas bags at Target and wanted to use them to make some kind of one of a kind mini album. So with some wood pieces as spacers I used a super easy Japanese Binding technique to make them into a book.

A little gesso on the pages and I was ready to go! It doesn’t get much more beachy than Coral Sorbet Paint & Waimea Bay Colorations Spray! 🙂 Then add a few drips and spritzes of Warm Colorations Spray gives it that warm and cozy- been around awhile- look!

I hope this inspires you during your transition to summer!! Go play and get ready for those summer photos!!
I’ve made a snapguide tutorial for this…come take a peek!
Check out How to Make a Sand & Surf Themed Mini With Art Anthology by Art Anthology on Snapguide.

Here is a list of the products used today.
Find them at Art Antholgy!
Dottie Stencil
Coral Sorbet Dimensional Paint
Waimea Bay Colorations Spray
Warm Colorations Spray
Kona Velvet Dimensional Paint

Thanks for stopping by!!
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Altered butterfly chipboard album

Hello everyone !

Valerie there to present you a new project with Art Anthology inks and paints… This time I made a mini album with the cheap chipboard album you can find in the dollar section of craft shops, crackle paste and three Colorations sprays :

Each page was covered with white gesso, then white crackle paste, and once dry, painted with a brush and Colorations sprays in Glorious, Ink and Juicy.

The inks spraid into the crackles to create a beautiful effect different on each page.

The air dry key was covered with Reef Velvet paint. Few flowers and leaves and you’ll will not been able to say it was a cheap chipboard album !

To see how I turn a basic into a gorgeous album, watch the video on the Art Anthology YouTube channel or just here :

Thank you for stopping by today, see you soon for another project…

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Mini Mixed Media Tag Album with Brandy

Hello Art Anthology fans! I’m here to share a very fun project! Yes, it’s a mini album, but it also folds out to be a pretty decoration you can add a few pictures to.

I used a few AA stencils and a couple AA paints to create the one of a kind background for each tag page. A couple of pieces of chipboard and some ribbon later, and you have yourself a pretty little mini album. 🙂

As usual, I’ve made a Snapguide Tutorial for this project! Come give it a try!
Check out How to Make a Tag Mini Album With Art Anthology Products by Art Anthology on Snapguide.

Thank so much for stopping by today!! Happy Crafting!

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Mixed media mini-album.

Hi everyone!

It’s Irina here.

Today I want to share with you my mixed-media album. I have used lots of products from Art Anthology.

I had so much fun creating this album. Below You can see how I created this album.

The first spread of the album.

The second reversal of the album.

The third reversal of the album.

Thank you so much for stopping by today! I hope that I have inspired you to create something pretty today!  If you are looking for more inspiration, you will find other tutorial videos on Art Anthology YouTube channel, or inspiration on Pinterest and Facebook !

See you soon for another project !

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Mixed Media Mini Album with Brandy

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Hi There!!! I’m here to show you my latest Art Anthology project, that just happens to be one of the things I like to craft the most… A mini album! I’m loving the rustic nature of effects on this little gem. 🙂

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And with the few steps to do on each page,  it’s a really great way to practice your technique!

I made a Snapguide tutorial…come give it a try! 🙂
Check out How to Make a Unique Pocket Mini Album by Art Anthology on Snapguide.

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Here are the Art Anthology products used in my project today!
Thank you for stopping by!!

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Art Anthology Adventure in Arts Facebook Group Color Challenge

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Art Anthology Adventure in Arts Group on Facebook is having a Color Challenge! 

Use the moodboard for inspiration and create any project using Art Anthology products!

We can’t wait to see what you create!

Here is the link to the event:

https://www.facebook.com/events/1722265618097760/

Happy Creating!!!

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Mixed Media Book Cover with Jenn- Embrace Your Memories

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Hello! Jenn here with you today to share a book cover I created using wonderful products from Art Anthology!! This is my first post here and I hope it inspires you and you enjoy it!

Below are some close ups as well as a guide to the amazing products used!

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Please visit the Snapguide link for steps on how I created this!
Check out How to Create a Wooden Journal Cover With Jenn by Art Anthology on Snapguide.
 

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Create A Travel Size Art Kit with Toni

Hi everyone… Toni here with some creative inspiration. It’s summertime here and everyone is vacationing. Even while we are on the go, sometimes that creative spirit hits us and it’s nice to have something small that you can bust out and get a little messy with. So I am here to show you a easy way to take your canvases with you. DSC08278

Using an Altoid Mint box and creating canvases on a mini accordian album to fit nicely inside, will provide a gateway for your creativity on vacation. Art Anthology’s products add the texture, glimmer and gorgeous colors needed to produce a pretty altered art kit.

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Pictured here is the top and bottom of the container which has a top coat of Crackle Varnish added with seed beads to complete it. DSC08278 - Copy

The mini canvases are made in the form of an accordian album.  Each page has been prepped for artistry with either sticky back canvas, black gesso, clear gesso or watercolor paper.. all ready for your paints, inks, pastes  etc. DSC08295As you can see the mini album fits nicely in the can with room for pen nibs and more.  As creatives we seldom throw anything away knowing that it can probably be useful with our art. So be sure to save those mint containers and make yourself an on-the-go artist travel kit.

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The Art Anthology products used are listed below as well as a step x step Snapguide tutorial for your viewing… Hope this has provided some inspiration for your next project… and wishing you a beautifully creative day ! xoxo Toni
Check out How to Create a Mixed Media Travel Art Kit by Art Anthology on Snapguide.

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