Friday, 11 April 2014

Little Photo Album Book


                               LITTLE ALBUM BOOK


                                            

 
                  Pages - Cut 4 pieces of cardstock at 2 ¾ inches x 11 inches (6.6 cm x 28cm)
                  Score at 3, 6, 9 inches, fold all score lines using mountain and valley folds
                   (7.6 cm, 15 cm, 23cm)
 

                    Cover - Cut 1 piece at 2 ¾ inch x 11 inch (6.6cm x 28cm)
                    Score at 3, 3 ½, 6 ½, 7, 9 inches, fold all score lines (7.6cm, 8. 9cm, 17cm, 18cm, 23cm)
                    Adhere the end tab (over on itself to make the flap on the front)
                    Round the corners.

                                                                                             >  < (End tab)
                                     
 
    Adhere the smaller tabs of the pages behind the larger squares of the next page as shown below.

 
Cut of the tab on the last page as shown

 
Adhere by gluing two pages together only on the two sides as shown if you want tags.
(if no tags then glue all 4 sides).
 
 
Pages now should look like this
 
 
Pages will now look like a star pattern (you can see where the tags fit)

 
Adhere the 2 back pieces of your pages to the cover as shown.

 
 

 
Cut  2 pieces of patterned paper 2 5/8 inch x 2 7/8 inch (6.3cm x 6.9cm)
        -1 piece of patterned paper 2 5/8 inch x 1 ¾ inch (6.3cm x 4.1cm)
Punch  1 x  scallop circle 1 ¾ inch (Stampin Up)
-          1x circle 1 ½ inch (Stampin Up)
-          10 x circles ¾ inch (Stampin Up)
-          Scallop edge border (Stampin Up)
Ink all edges ( I used Distress Ink Vintage Photo)

 
Cut 5 tags at 2 ½ inches x 2 3/8 inches. (6.1cm x 5.8cm)
Mat with patterned paper just a fraction smaller than the tag and adhere as shown.
I only matted one side for journaling, the other side I placed photos.

 
                  Decorate as desired …Stamp from The Birdsong Collection, ‘Creative Stamping’

 
Samples of the same album book design..


          Note.. I am going to make a set of these then design a holder for the books..

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