The first thing you need to make this album is a single piece of 12" x 12" card stock. This will be your base.
Step 1 ~ Using a scoreboard, score at 2", 6" and 10".
Step 2 ~ Rotate the page and then score at 3", 6" and 9".
Step 3 ~ Fold along all score lines, making the 2" folds into pockets.
Step 4 ~ Cut along middle score line, leaving 3" together.
Step 5 ~ Add score tape to the back of the page that is not cut. Put this page together. Next, accordion pleat the other pages to make a book. Add score tape to the back of these pages to hold together. Also, add score tape to the open ends of the pockets.
Step 6 ~ Cut tags for the pockets. Embellish album and tags as desired. Tie the album closed with a ribbon.
The white and kraft albums were just to show you the steps. Here is a picture of my finished album:
And this is how I used it:
I used it for a journalling box for a layout. I have missed scrap booking as I have been making so many cards so I went back to my first love of paper crafting and made a scrap book page. In keeping with the theme of the month "BIRTHDAYS" this layout showcases my 50th birthday. I am still looking for a catchy title so if you can think of one, please leave it for me in the comment section.
Supplies Used: Bazzill Smooth Card Stock, Echo Park "Here and Now" Kit (12"x 12"), Echo Park "Here and Now" 6" x 6" Pad, Tim Holtz Tea Dye Distress Ink, Whimsy Stamps ~ Birthday Greetings, Kaiserkraft Silver Rhinestones
Thanks for coming by today. I hope you enjoyed my tutorial and will try one of these cute little mini albums to send as a card or use for your scrap booking. Remember, there are just a few more days to enter our challenge for this month "BIRTHDAYS" as we will have a new challenge up on September 1.