DIY Crafts - How to make a mini photo album

Giulia's Art

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I did this album for my husband, I wanted to give him something special, something unique. I'm sure you gonna love this Creative Gift Idea. If you'll do it, the recipient of your Camera Box will love your creation! In this step by step tutorial you will learn how to make this Photo Album that you can give it like a gift for Valentines Day, Mothers Day, Birthdays etc. With this handmade Album you can prove to your loved ones that you care about them and you are willing to create special gifts and not just buy them. Remember, without love we are lost !


Pencil Ribbon Scissor Cutting mat Score board Ruller Glue dots Glue snail Design paper Adhesive tape Black card Red card Butterfly buttons Self adhesive magnets

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Step 3: Making the Cover ( Dimensions ) To make the cover you will need: -Black card stock -Red card stock -Decorative paper -Self adhesive magnets

Step 4: Making the Cover ( Sign and Score ) -Sign the black card stock on both sides. -Unite the points. -Score along the lines. -Fold it. -Stick 3 magnets on the edge of the short side. -Attach the other 3 magnets on top of the first ones.

Step 5: Making the Cover ( Decorating It ) -Using a glue snail, stick the red card stock on top of the black base. -Then stick the decorative paper on top of the red rectangles. -Do the same on both sides. -You can add other decorations as well.

Step 7: Making the Envelopes -Take a 9" x 6" piece of red card and score it at 2" 1/4 and 6" 1/2. -Turn the card and score it at 1/4 on the long side. -Fold it -With a scissor, cut the small rectangles. -Stick it together. -Cut a small hole in the middle.

Step 8: Sticking the Envelopes on the Cover -Put a strip of adhesive tape on the middle of each envelope. -Stick the one on top of an other, like an accordion. -Add adhesive tape on the middle of the big rectangles. -Then stick the envelopes on the cover.

Step 9: Making the Tags ( Dimensions ) To make the tags you will need: -Black card stock -Decorative paper -Embellishments

Step 10: Making the Tags ( Decorating Them ) With a glue snail, stick the decorative paper on the black base. You can also add embellishments on the decorative paper. Print 6 pictures. Using photo corners, stick the pictures on the other side of the tag.

Step 11: Finishing the Album -Put the tags inside the envelopes. -Using glue dots, add a butterfly button on the ribbon strip. That's it! You just learned how to make an accordion mini album :)

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