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Blog Hop.

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The KOOL TAK™ Manufacturer Challenge: 
Blog Hop.

Join us
September 8 to September 18
and visit the blogs of 12 professional and creative craft designers as they show you how to create some great fall projects with Kool Tak™ products.
which is valued just under $70.00

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Kool Tak™ 1 Layer Perfect (Use it for centering, piercing, and edge stitching) Tool
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Contributing Blog Hop Designers
Make sure to visit these outstanding professional craft designers (below) to see their great ideas for fall.   Click on the Designer Craft Connections Blog Hop Linky in the right column of my blog to be transported around the blog hop.   Once you visit the blogs, make sure to enter in the great giveaway at Crafty KT.  The giveaway is what Craft KT supplied to all the designers in this hop.
My project is a fun Halloween themed mini album! Halloween is one of my favorite holidays,where I can get away with using lots of glitter and paint in a grungy fun way! I created the cover of this mini book using KoolTak products and a globeframe from Globecraft Memories. Here's how:
I used the Kool Tak products to create the dimensional globe frame on the front of this mini book: 
  • Kool Tak Double-Sided Extreme Tape
  • Kool Tak Foam Adhesive Pads
  • Kool Tape Foam AdhesiveTape
  • Kool Tak Foil
  • Kool Tak Layer Perfect
  • Zutter Bind-it-All and 1″ Black O-Wires
  • Globecraft Memories Globeframe Kit
  • Maya Road Labels and Circles
  • October Afternoon Paper and Stickers
  • Glitter, Leaves, Beaded Spray, Buttons, Bling  by hydrangeahippo.etsy.com
  • Tim Holtz Pin
  • Joann's Pinking Shears
  • Delta Black Acrylic paint
  • May Arts Ribbon
  • Crate Paper Patterned Paper
  • Bazzill Cardstock
  • Whisker Graphics Glassine Bag
  • Avery Coin Envelopes
  • ULine Paper Bags
  • American Tag Kraft Tags
  • GCD Studios Flocked Paper
  • Making Memories Glittered Paper

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Author: Jennifer Priest

It started with jewelry, beading, sewing, home decor, painting, basket weaving, pottery, and cross-stitch. Marry that to an entrepreneurial spirit & at 9 years old a girl is selling her wares at craft fairs as far as her parents and grandparents would drive her. These days, Jennifer enjoys crafts of all genres from sewing to scrapbooking to jewelry with a little dabbling in the mixed media world. Her style is approachable and she wants everyone who sees her work to feel that they too can embrace creativity and make their home and life beautiful.

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16 thoughts on “Vintage Style Halloween Mini Book – Kool Tak Blog Hop!

  1. What an awesome project. I LOVE it! Love that you added a video as well. COOL!!! Your work is fantastic.

    Posted on September 8, 2012 at 3:22 pm
    1. Thanks so much Carol!!!

      Posted on September 24, 2012 at 4:02 pm
  2. Very cute! And love your addition of the video!

    Posted on September 8, 2012 at 3:41 pm
    1. Thank you Lindsay!!

      Posted on September 24, 2012 at 4:03 pm
  3. Love your project, Jennifer. The video was wonderful, too. TFS

    Posted on September 8, 2012 at 5:50 pm
    1. Thank you Barbara! I am having fun making vids :)

      Posted on September 24, 2012 at 4:03 pm
  4. Jennifer, this mini album is awesome!!!~ I just love mini books!

    Posted on September 8, 2012 at 10:45 pm
    1. Thank you Lisa!

      Posted on September 24, 2012 at 4:02 pm
  5. What a cute little mini album.
    Boy, could I ever use this giveaway package. Sure would come in handy. I went and signed up right away.
    Thank you for this opportunity
    Texas USA
    [email protected]

    Posted on September 9, 2012 at 12:27 pm
    1. I hope you win Colleen! Thank you!

      Posted on September 24, 2012 at 4:02 pm
  6. Really great project Jennifer! Love that cat and the video too. :)

    Posted on September 9, 2012 at 4:23 pm
    1. Thanks Vicki! The cats are vintage printables I found online :)

      Posted on September 24, 2012 at 4:02 pm
  7. Jennifer, this is awesome! I love the album and the how-to video explains it all so well!

    Posted on September 10, 2012 at 5:12 am
    1. Thank you Carmen!!

      Posted on September 24, 2012 at 4:01 pm
  8. this is so stinkin’ cute. i love your mini.

    Posted on September 12, 2012 at 3:23 am
    1. Thank you so much Nancy! This was fun to make :)

      Posted on September 24, 2012 at 4:01 pm