Friday, September 2, 2011

Welcome to My Cricut Craft Room's 100 Cartridge Blog Hop

Welcome to My Cricut Craft Room's 
September's 100 Cartridge Blog Hop.

 If you are joining me from 
Then you are in the right place.

If you just happened across my blog and would
like to play along in our fun hop, you can go to
My Cricut Craft Room at
and start at the beginning.  
There are so many amazing and talented
 ladies in this hop.  The idea of this Blog hop
 is to show you all the ways you can use
 100+ Cricut Cartridges.
I had a BLAST making this Mini TP Album.

I have found out one of the tricks to get
the TP rolls flat is to iron them. Yes, I
said iron. For some reason when you iron
them it makes them the flattest I have ever
worked with. In the past I have just used a
bone folder and flattened the edges but, they
still puckered up. With this trick you will
never have to worry about them puckering.
For this Mini TP Album I used 5 different 
Cartridges. Accent Essentials, Story Book,
Cindy Loo, Paper Doll Dress Up & Tags,
Bags, Boxes & More.
Front Page:
I cut the flower for the front page starting 
at 2 1/2 inches and then went down a 1/2
inch for the next 4 layers.  The flower
was cut using Tags, Bags, Boxes & More
with the blackout feature.  The flower can be
found on page 107

I added ribbon to the binding make it more
girly.  As you look at each page you will
notice that I have added LOTS of BLING
 to give it a bit more sparkle.  Because what 
girl doesn't LOVE SPARKLE!

Page 1:
The envelope I used is found on page 76 
of Cindy Loo. It was cut at 3 1/2 inches.
There is a matching card inside the envelope.
Page 2:
The flower accent is found on page 36 of 
Story Book and was cut at 2 & 2 1/2 inches.

Page 3:
I cut a mat with my paper cutter for this page.
Page 4:
The Floral corners were cut from Accent 
Essentials on page 47.  They were cut at
1 1/2 inches.

Page 5:
The two felt flowers have ribbon for the stems.
Page 6:
For the oval I used page 50 from Story Book.
They were cut at 2 inches & 1 3/4 inches.
The fancy corners are also on page 50 of 
Story Book.  Those were cut at 1 1/2 inches.

Page 7:
I cut a mat with my paper cutter for this page.
Page 8:
This frame was found on page 57 of Cindy Loo.
It was cut out at 2 1/2 inches.

Page 9:
Lots of BLING.
Page 10:
I used Paper Doll Dress up for the floral
border on this page. You can find it on 
page 78.

The tags that are sticking out of the pages
are cut depending on how wide and long
your TP rolls are.  The flower that is on the
end of the tags is cut from Tags, Bags, Boxes
& More with the blackout feature. You can 
find the flower on page 107.  

Now that you have seen mine go try
and make your own. And don't forget
to use your iron.
I hope you enjoyed my project.

For you next stop
Please visit my DT sister 
Shelly at:

Here is the lineup in case you get lost 
or need to stop along the way.

Your next stop is:

Sweet Wishes, Sharon


  1. Beautiful mini album Sharon! I just love the colors and patterns you worked with and each page has such pretty details. I will have to remember your tip about using the iron...would have never thought of that one, thanks for sharing!

  2. Hi Neighbor... (my blog is directly after yours in the hop... my name is Shelly... not Samantha.) I absolutely love love love your TP mini album!! You did a FANTASTIC job!! So much detail to every page. I am going to have to try to make one of these. Thanks so much for sharing it with us! You are very creative!

  3. I have never made anything like this and you have truly inspired me to try :)

  4. I love this little book. did you say how you bond it with those spiral rings? would love to know

  5. I love your album! Thanks for sharing.

  6. wow! great job and thanks for the tip about the iron! I never would have thought of that!

  7. What a great TP mini! Love what you did with the tags!

  8. what an awesome lil album - I will start saving my rolls... new follower :)

  9. Thank you for sharing your pictures and great tips. I can't wait to try and make an album.

  10. Great tips! I would LOVE to make a TP album but I have not attempted it yet.. Thanks

  11. GREAT Book!!! and a joy to visit your blog thanks

  12. Thanks for the tip on the tp rolls. I was saving a few to make an album and didn't like that they would not lay flat....threw them all in the recycle bin!

  13. I have been wanting to try making one of these albums. I will file away the ironing idea! Adorable album!

  14. elegant and girly love that blue im going to try this myself thank you

  15. Beautiful I would never have thought to use tp rolls how cool is that. what a great job and thanks for the great idea.learn something new evry day. thanks for sharing and for the chance to win

  16. Beautiful TP mini and I like the iron tip I would love to make one of these but every time I change the TP roll my dog comes tearing into the bathroom, this is one of her favorite toys! LOL!

  17. this is the easiest to follow and cutest to have tp album i've ever seen. you did wonders and i love the papers and colors you've chosen. may just try my hand at this.

  18. Can I just say gorgeous! Love the colors you used and how you incorporated so many cuts from so many different carts.


  19. Your mini album is so beautiful. I love all the details. I haven't tried to make one yet but I really do want to try. Thanks for your tip too.

    dietzrobles at yahoo dot com

  20. Ha ha, the iron works well. Your book is beautiful and well organized. Love it.

  21. Such a lovely project! Its great! Thanks for sharing how to make one!


    hollyshobbie at gmail dot com

  22. That is a great mini! I love the colors and flowers and the bling! I love it all!!

  23. I was pretty excited to see your beautiful and well made project! I saw another on CARDZ TV and the gal used it as a scripture book. I just loved it. I'll have to try my hand at this. tfs....:O)

  24. Oh I love you mini and all the bling. Wonderful project.

  25. I love your project!! Thanks for the ironing tip and I'm gonna try this! Christina :)

  26. Great job.. who would know that the TP roll could "clean" and be such a beautiful mini album. Your colors are great together.

  27. wow what a beautiful lil mini, i love the colors and papers you used.
    Eva :0)
    I have a giveaway on my blog right now

  28. SO beautiful! Now I have to start saving my TP rolls! I already have coworkers saving the backing from our many packages of forms! TFS!
    I love it!!

  29. Very beautiful album!! I can't believe that it started with toilet paper rolls!


  30. Beautiful album! I can't believe it was made from toilet paper rolls1 That's amazing! Thanks so much for sharing!

  31. Love your mini album! How creative :) TFS

    jennykingham at att dot net

  32. love this mini alblum it is beautiful TFS

  33. I want to try this! Great Job! Love the colors and huh who would everthought ironing! Thats a great tip! Thanks! Amazing job

  34. Nice TP mini. I made my first one tonight. I put a giant jar of marbles on mine to flatten it up, next time I will iron though, yhanks for the tip.

  35. So pretty! I love doing those mini albums, too:-) TFS!

    ~Tammy S

  36. Your mini album is so gorgeous!

  37. What a beautiful mini album. You certainly put a lot of work and effort into it.

    I really appreciate how you put the page number for each cartridge that you used. So helpful for us "new" cricut lovers.

    Happy scrappin!

  38. so sweet love it...TFS!!!!


  39. Love it! I have been wanting to make one of these.

  40. TP mini album?!??! Who would have thought??? I just love it, thank you for sharing I will try this out


  41. I've never heard of the TP mini album. I guess I'm behind in this world. I'm still making my first mini paperbag album. I may have to try this one next. Thanks for sharing.

    Laurie F.

  42. Beautiful Mini Album...I love all the colors and papers. TFS!

  43. I never knew about TP albums! Going on my list of things to do! No shortage of supplies here! LOL! Yours is all the bling, the little envelope, everything! Thanks for the tip!

  44. love your tp mini! i love the clors you used! tfs callyann(follower)

  45. I love your mini alblum. I have been putting aside some rolls to try something similar. Thank you for the tip about ironing them! I am sure this will make things go a little easier!!