Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Xryon, BoBunny & Giveaway's... Oh my!!!

 Another day using Xyron adhesive's with BoBunny paper and embellies =
fun projects, ideas and a few giveaways.

Here's your checklist:
~Visit & comment on blogs until Friday by midnight.
~Visit, like & comment on facebook.
~Wait for the drawings and see if your name shows up.
~Enjoy fun prizes.

Easy stuff, right?

So I made an album using BoBunny's Mamarazzi²
I'm so in love with this line.
First of all, I used Xyron's 9"Creative station.
If I'm covering a chipboard album... the creative station is my favorite way to go.

This machine assures that every single inch of my paper is sticky and nothing is going to lift.
  If I'm going to be away at a crop... the Cheetah Runner is the way I like to go.
It's more portable and takes up less space.
It also covers the entire area so we have no lifting.
WARNING:  You'll have to forgive my photography and basic skills...

Here is the cover of my album.  (This album has every other page as acrylic then chipboard)
Acrylic is hard to photograph. (But that kid is still so dang handsome!)
 This is my youngest sons senior photo shoot in this album.
The cover is acrylic... so you can see through to the next page.
 Can you see the difference of the right side page above and below????
 I did a fun little pop up with the camera.  You pull on the tab that says 'CLICK' and the camera pops up.  Below are a couple of close ups.  

I used the Xyron mounting tape when making this pop up, it's a double sided tape and tends to hold the interactive pop up together well.

 
This is one of my favorite pages. The right side is acrylic.  I used the Mamarazzi² paper called focus and cut out the fun poloroid frames.  I Xacto'd out the centers... then used my album packaging and put a clear film between my photo and the frame and then backed the entire thing on chipboard...
This made it actually feel like a real poloroid.  (that's hard to explain)

Then I used a fun idea from Renea at Scraps of Darkness and cut out the individual chevron's to embellish.

 The left side here is the back side of the acrylic page from before.  I strategically placed photos and stickers from the Mamarazzi² Combo to cover the Polaroids from the other side. Bwah ha ha ha
(I love strategy)

 These pages were super fun too.  I used a fun technique I learned from Robbie Herring (on our own BoBunny design team) for the banner that's across the pocket on the left side page.

I used my Xyron Glue Stick (with the 'wedge') Have you guys used it yet??? Pretty dang cool.
Anywho... when you use a glue stick, it stiffens as it drys and holds the shape.
See how the fun corners of my pennants curve out below????
That's because I used my glue stick.  LOVE THIS TECHNIQUE!!  (Thanks Robbie)

p.s.  I'm going to journal on the tags in this pocket... advice for my graduating son.... 
but I need to do that at home where everyone in the office won't see my emotions. (hee hee)
I'm also going to add a tiny little picture of him as a boy in my tiny poloroid hanging from my banner.

 And here is my last page of my handsome son who I love and adore and can't believe he's graduating and leaving me for his dumb future. Future smoocher!!!...

Below, some of the other Xyron products I used throughout my album.  The Mega runner is what I used when adhering my photos to mats.

The create-a-sticker is fun for smaller pieces that are not already a sticker,
and is that lil lime green 1" create-a-sticker about the cutest thing you've ever seen????
I just keep it in my purse, cuz it's cute and kids think I'm amazing when I pull it out and
make whatever lil do-dad thing they have into a sticker! That's how I roll girls!

Okay.... if you've made it this far, you're in luck.
Leave me a comment here, tell me anything.
Leave me a comment on our facebook. here. ( I like to see your projects too)
Visit Xyron and leave them a comment.
We're giving away goodies, and so is Xyron.
Keep coming back to see if you won. (BoBunny will announce all our winners on Monday)
There will be a winner from Juliana's blog.
A winner from Sarah's blog.
A winner from Robbie's blog.
and
A grand prize winner from BoBunny's blog.

Have a great Bo'ron week.
(That's BoBunny and Xyron mixed)

93 comments:

  1. Bo Bunny is my favorite paper line and I love Xyron as well, I have 2 of them LOL :)

    The album is amazing :)

    My son is also graduating from high school this year and moving on.

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  2. Great Pages! I know how you feel.

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  3. Darlene SatkewichMay 22, 2013 at 11:51 AM

    That is an amazing album! Fantastic job!

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  4. Xyron machines and accessories are so cool I love using them... they work extremely well, and you can create some amazing things....

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  5. It's a gorgeous album! Just delish! My husband is a drummer too. Lots of fun stuff here, and the BoBunny line is stunning! Thank you for the inspiration, and good luck with the future. My youngest is s sophmore, and I'm already a mess at the idea of her moving on. *sniff* Take care. :)

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  6. I love my Xyron too. Love the little album.

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  7. LOVE LOVE LOVE IT! First, that book overall was amazing and one the your son will cherish. Second, I love the what you did with the Mamarazzi paper line. Love the colors. Also, I love the Xyron that is large enough to run your pages through. I have not seen that yet and I make these albums frequently for gifts. Is there more info on the size of the Xyron? CoNgRaTs on the graduation as well!

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  8. I like how the photo stands out---the 3D effect is great!

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  9. Love your album. BoBunny is an outstanding line for scrapbooking. I have several Zyron machines also.

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  10. What a totally gorgeous album, so inspiring!!!

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  11. Oh my gosh!! Bo Bunny me!!!

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  12. Great album, what a beautiful work!

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  13. I love the mini album and your nails too!

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  14. Penny... yes there are different sizes of Xyron machines.. check out their website.. http://www.xyron.com/enUS/Segments/Creative_Station.html

    This shows their different bigger machines. If you cover a lot of chip albums... this really is the way to go.

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  15. Fun album! Haven't made an acrylic mini in a while....you've inspired me!

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  16. I love BoBunny products! I never go to a crop with out my Xyron and a refill! My daughter is graduating this year as well. I can't wait to scrapbook her Prom pictures! This is such an exciting time!

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  17. Wow, your nails are amazing. Love the album. So Xyron makes everything sticky? Does it last over the months, especially the ridges and ends? I've never used anything Xyron before, hence the question.

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  18. Awesome mini album! I love that chevron!

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  19. Awesome book !! Love all the little tricks and the colors !

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  20. Your album is outstanding! I love all the details and I am beginning to really come to like that paper line! TFS!

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  21. This one's a great mini album... love the colors and embellishments used.

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  22. A great album. Using good adhesive and pretty paper makes all the difference in the world.

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  23. oh - wow - such an amazing album!! Love all the details! Just perfect for a guy!

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  24. Love your album! The colors are perfect!

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  25. Such a beautiful album. And that glue stick sounds awesome! Love Xyron! :) Thanks for the fun giveaway!

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  26. That album is amazing!!! And I have never seen a full page Xyron...cool product. I am working on a mini for my niece's wedding. Giving me lots of ideas:)

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  27. Great album! Love the cameras.

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  28. This is exactly my style and so well done!!! So exciting!

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  29. Bo Bunny products are always fun to work with and Xyron products just make life that bit easier & simpler.

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  30. That is a very cool album. Love the colours, and the details.

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  31. i really, really love the album...

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  32. Such pretty products & a beautiful album!

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  33. Wow... This is Beautiful. I love it. The details are amazing. Thanks for the step by step.

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  34. I am always amazed at chipboard albums! Yours is beautiful! I must try a few of those xyron tools!

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  35. Lol, you are very funny, love your album and sense of humor. Thanks for sharing!

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  36. I love the MamaRazi line! I love Xyron, never used the cheetah, but think it's something I might need!
    Beautiful album!

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  37. What a great project. I visit my "yet to be mine" Xyron in the store and stroke the lid, telling it how great life will be when I can save enough and a coupon for it!

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  38. <3 <3 <3 You uys are fabulous and grateful to be a small part of the BEAUTY!!!! :0)
    Ali

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  39. Great mini album....I'm addicted! And oh yea!!! I am a Xyron-a-holic too! Can't live without it. Thanks for a great giveaway.

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  40. What a great combination. Two of the things I love the most to create. Great paper and Xyron. I own 1.5" sticker maker and the 2.5'. I been wanting to get my hands on a bigger size but we'll see. Thanks for sharing such an amazing album.

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  41. Cheetah runner? How did I miss seeing this product before? Love your album - what a beautiful and elegant project yet masculine too.

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  42. totally awesome mini album! Love Mama-Razzi, and you have used them beautifully! Love Xyron....just wish refills weren't so expensive!!

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  43. This collection makes an awesome masculine album! Your whole project is beautiful. Someday I'm going to try my hand at acrylic pages, I love the look of them but I know they are challenging.

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  44. What a fantastic album! I already love the collection, but then mix it in with a neat chipboard book and photos of your son and you've got a real winner! I also really love Xyron products - they are so easy to use and never let a scrappin' girl down!!!

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  45. Wow wow wowwwwwwwwwww!!! This is gorgeous!! I love that collection!!

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  46. awesome album, love how you incorporated the acrylic with paper.

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  47. Great use of the xyron. Love the details in this album.

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  48. Xyron is one of my favorite tools! Love what you did with your pages. Thanks for sharing!

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  49. That is an amazing album. Having the bigger Xyron to add glue to the pages would be so helpful. I still have my original mini xyron and still love it.

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  50. This is such a beautiful album! Love the Mamarazzi collection. The alternating of acrylic and chipboard pages looks so cool. I love using my Xyron 850 for covering big areas too.

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  51. Beautiful creation, love the papers you used. thanks for sharing

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  52. Awesome album! love the products you used. and... dang! your son is handsome. hahaha!

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  53. Awesome album!!! Very inspiring! :)

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  54. What a wonderful album. I love it! And I had no idea Xyron had machines that could cover entire albums. MUST get one for myself!!! The possibilities are endless.

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  55. What a wonderful album! I agree - Future Smoocher :). I love everything you did on this mini - and I have picked up a couple of new ideas from you. Now - where can I get my hands on that little mini X?

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  56. Album is amazing! Great giveaway. :)

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  57. Fabulous album, so many layers, pockets, journaling tags and a very handsom subject. Love your tutorial. Great job and thanks for sharing the fun.

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  58. Great album! Looks like some fantastic tools for paper crafting!

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  59. Love the album and the colors

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  60. I'm a children's librarian, and always looking for kids crafts.

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  61. BoBunny has been my favorite paper line for years. I've just stared using Xryon. I have the smallest one and hope to collect a few more sizes.

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  62. Great album and fantastic tutorial! Loved it.

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  63. Wow, your mini album is so wonderful and I love seeing masculine designs!

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  64. Wow! Love the Xryon and what it can do. The album combined with Bo Bunny is great!

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  65. the cheetah runner and 9" create makes adhering larger items so much easier. would love to add one to my tools. I have the 1.5" one and love it.

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  66. Loved that album! Brought back memories of my sons drumming days.

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  67. Love your album. Gorgeous colors. I saw someone with the Cheetah runner at a crop and never could figure out where to get my own. I didn't know who made it. Now I am super excited to get one.

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  68. Love the album. I have two kids in the family graduating. Maybe I can get albums done for them before the receptions. Ha! Ha! It will be fun trying though!

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  70. What a great way to make mini albums. Looks so much easier and quick than with other glues. Thanks for showing us!

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  71. Wow! This album is amazing! Love it! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  72. This album is just fabulous. Love the clear pages with the great papers. It gave me that tingly hand feeling that means I need to have a go at making one myself. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  73. Your album is beautiful - love the photos of your son, the colour combo - everything! I have the pink Xyron sticker maker - it is indispensable!

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  74. thank you for showing me once and for all how to adhere the paper to the chipboard when making an album! you ROCK!!
    xoxox marie

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  75. This album is absolutely stunning ! What a great and thoughtful gift !

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  76. So nice to see a mini-album with a masculine theme! Love it!

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  77. Awesome mini. My daughter graduates next year then is off to college, makes me sad just thinking about it.

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  78. Love all of the inspiration I am getting from the Bo'ryon event :)

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  79. What an amazing mini album! You did a fantastic job! Now I want to go check out this glue stick technique.

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  80. Okay, I am a cardmaker, but after seeing this album...well, you just make me want to create an album for my handsome freshman with this new line. Thanks for the inspiration

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  81. I have a grad this year too. Just great papers and embellies. Happy Summer!

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  82. What a gorgeous album. Bo Bunny is one of my faves. I love all the techniques shown.

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  83. This album is stunning. I'm totally hooked on mini albums and off the page projects; and particularly love using Bo Bunny papers and product. Have never used Xyron before, but will certainly be doing so from now on.

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