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Passport to the World

The other day a big box of goodies arrived via the big brown truck.  Nothing like Happy Mail.  Some of the goodies packed away was a pile of papers perfect for travel crafting!

Xyron packed a box of stuff you'll be seeing over the coming weeks.  This project is decked out with Teresa Collins papers, ink and accessories.  The knew right away I wanted to use my Passport Sizzix die.


I cut the passport with chipboard and cut the Wanderlust paper to deck it out.  I sprayed the spine cut with black soot distress spray and dragged Gold Shine ink over it.


I attached all the pattern paper pieces to the chipboard with the Xyron tape.  Inking the edges with black soot distress ink and more Gold Shine for a worn look.


A variety of mini sizzix die cuts... all travel related cut with chipboard and pattern paper.  I ran the chipboard cuts through the create a sticker for the back of the chipboard.  


The paper cuts go through the Creative Station and attach to the chipboard.  In moments the die cuts are ready to attach to the Passport.

Taking the golden paperclips and coating them in alcohol ink makes them more rustic, perfect for my style.  I heard the   Creative Station is perfects for adding adhesive for thick clear cardstock without showing the sticky...

Ohhh it worked!  Fun part... stamping and decorating!


Layering the pages with these coordinating chipboard cutouts makes them thick and full perfect for journaling around.  You can use the gold shine ink for adding colour to the string.  The string pieces dry right away and you're ready to thread the pages and tie it off to the book.


I cut some tabs from the Tiny Tabs and Tags die and inked up the stamp sayings to attach the pages.


Layered mini die cuts and pattern papers for this pretty travel passport.


Little snippets of papery fun to write memories.


This passport takes no time at all to assemble with all the great paper and coordinating embellishments.

Love how this turned out!


Check more inspiration all week from the rest of the Design Team and see the different projects and products they were sent on the Xyron Facebook Page.  
Challenges to Enjoy
A Vintage Journey- All Aboard
Country View Challenges- Inspired by Tim Holtz
 
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  1. This is fabulous Nicole!!! Thanks for the ton of inspirational pics!

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  2. Los your passport book Nicole, love how you incorporated the old jalopy to,your design . Very classy colours and papers too. Tracy x

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  3. Awesome job - and so easy to follow with all those pics! Great tutorial!

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  4. Love your mini album...A perfect size to place some special photos in to share!

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  5. this is wonder ful - and a great detailed step by step too! Thanks for joining us at Countryview challenges and good luck! Hugs rachel xx

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    1. OMGOSH... So many photo's to make a tutorial. Thank you so much!

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  6. Your album is fantastic, Nicole!! Absolutely love all the details!! Great job my friend!

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  7. The passport die was a wonderful choice and you have decorated it so beautifully - love the paper you cut the jalopy from! Hugs, Anne xx

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    1. It was calling me.... like it usually does ;)

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  8. What a great Passport you created with the die and all your wonderful papers and die cuts Nicole! Love the touches of gold! Julia xx

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  9. Wow! I love your passport album, especially all of the intricate details on each page! Love how you used the Teresa Collins papers!

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  10. Hi Nicole x your Passport looks wonderful and I love the outcome x great papers to cover your pages. It's clear you had fun and thank you for hopping on board at AVJ where we are celebrating our birthday.
    Tfs and best wishes
    Annie x

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