Baby Boy Mini Album ~ Cricut Artiste Cartridge


One of the reasons I just adore the new Close To My Heart Cricut Artiste Cartridge are the mini albums that it has! I have made the smaller one first and it went together fast! I used chipboard for the base from my paper packs and a DCWV baby boy paper stack that I have had for a while.

This album is on page 60. I cut it at 3.98 height.

20120904-182004.jpg One of the big advantages to using my Gypsy is that I have this project saved to use over and over again. You get this with Design Studio and the free Cricut Craft Room too!


I used an old wood mounted rubber stamp with a die cut that I already had from a previous project for the baby’s stats. Using this wood mounted stamp made me so appreciate my clear stamps! The adorable little baby is cut from the New Arrival Cricut cartridge at 1.5 height.


I wanted to keep the pages simple as the focus should aways be the pictures and journaling of the memories. Boys love trucks at some point in their lives so I had to add this old pick up truck from the new arrival cartridge. It was cut at 1.5 height. The 2nd page is matted for a photo and a small baby block metal embellishment from MM.


This page has a two sided mini pullout album for additional pictures and journaling. I used a border punch for both ends and tacky tape to adhere it down after it was scored. I like to use this feature for extra pictures and some journaling space.

The little rocking horse is a Jolee’s that I have had forever! It’s neutral in color so it works great with this album.

I kept the next page simple with a photo mat and another metal embellishment. I did pop the embellishment up to allow for the photo to go under it as needed.


I kept the next two pages simple and was able to use a die cut I had from a previous project. I never throw away cuts I don’t use, I keep them in a drawer on my book shelf. I like using the metal embellishments with ribbon for a more masculine look on my boy or men books and layouts.

This is another adorable cut from the New Arrival cartridge cut at 1.5 height. The detail at such a small size is really great! I distressed the edges of the photo mat and inked it using a chocolate ink.

This paperstack was great for this project! I love the little feet pattern paper.


This is one of my favorite cuts on New Arrival and at 1.5 height I am super impressed with how well it cuts.


The final two pages are very simple and once photos are added and maybe some journaling it will be a perfect finish. The tag is on Ariste on page 32. This tag is a great idea for any gift! I love the shape.

If you have a Cricut you must have this Cricut Artiste Bundle!

September Specials

Between August 15-31, get your Cricut Artiste cartridge for $99.00. The Cricut Artiste bundle includes: – Cricut Artiste (suggested retail price of $ 59.99), Three Stamp Sets (retail value of $17.95 each), & Three Dimensional Element chipboard sets (retail value of $4.95 each). That is a total recommended retail price of $128.69 for the much lower price of $99!

– Because you spent over $35, you can now purchase the It’s Your Day stamp set for $5.00. This is a $35.90 value stamp set for only $5!

Because you spent over $50, you can now purchase the September Stamp Of The Month for just $5! This is a must have stamp set and if you can’t make a $50 order you can purchase it for $17.95 using Item S1209.

YOU SAVE ==>;;;; $78.54! That is a great savings. Husbands this is a great gift idea for your wife if she has the Cricut.

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