Monday, January 30, 2012

Mini album-lucy paper construction details pt 2

From January 30, 2012

You will need two die cut cards & envelopes (Z1738)
these are 3 1/2 x 8"
Open the cards--flat
score at 4" from the straight side,
then score every 3 1/4"
cut 20 squares--3 1/4 x 3 1/2  in the paper of your choice
cover card as shown (disregard the factory score lines)
ON the straight side punch 2 holes (as shown)

Seal the envelopes
Trim the ends off of the two envelopes
so they end up being 8" long and open at both ends
Score at 4"
fold in half
punch 2 holes (as shown)

Cut 8-- 3 3/4" x 3 3/4" squares-- cardstock (mats)
8-- 3 1/2" x 3 1/2" squares-- patterned paper
Cover the envelopes as shown above
(do not adhere the cardstock right at the score line,
you need about 1/4" give to make them fold nicely)

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for the covers
2- 4 1/2" x 4 1/2" chipboard (I use cereal boxes)
2- 5 1/2" x 5 1/2" patterned paper
clip corners as shown
2- 4 1/4 X 4 1/4" paper (for inside of cover)
wrap patterned paper around chipboard
2 12" pieces of ribbon (optional)
adhere ribbon to inside of cover
then adhere the 4 1/4 square over top to cover
rough edges and ribbon

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make some tags (3 1/2" w x 3 3/4"l is a nice size)
to insert into the open ends of the envelopes
(I made two, you can make as many as you want)

Assemble the album
envelope page
card page
card page
envelope page
Embellish as desired
this is how mine turned out
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envelope page--with card page open

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center of the album
with the "card" pages folded in

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album with "card" pages open.

Even though this mini uses only 2 envelopes & 2 cards,
it can accommodate over 30 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 pictures
It is an awesome little brag book
And with the option of adding as many tags as you need,
you will always have room for 1 more picture.


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Thanks, again
Terry Ann