Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Blushing Blessings Mini Album (Video Tutorial)

Measurements Are: 
6"x 6" chipboard cover
2" stack the deck spine 

(4x) pages measuring 5.75" x 12"
~Score @ .5" &5.75" on 12" side
~ Adhere flap to page to form base page for album

(4x) Pocket for Side A: 
5.5"x 3" Score @ 0.5" on 3 sides (both short, 1 long) 
~ Trim corners to avoid bulk when folded into pocket 
~Remember to varnish, varnish, varnish all of your edges (& ink?!) 

(4x) Flaps for Side A (attach pocket (A) to outside of flap) 
6.25"x 6" Score @ 0.5" on 6.25"
~Trim corners then adhere to top of main page flap 


Side B Was made the same way as side A except we move the flaps and the pockets around. These are basic building blocks to the mini album that might take a moment to learn but will guide you into making beautiful albums in no time! 

Top Loading Flaps: 5.5" x 5.5" scored on one side @ .5" 
~Trim the corners 
~Attach Flap to Main Page then Attach Mat layer (hides the attached flap) 
~ Mat everything by .25" (5.25" x 5.25") 

Flip up Flap B then Attach Pocket measuring 5.5"x 3" 
(Score @ 0.5" on 3 sides) 
~ Trim off corners and adhere to matted top flap. 

All photo mats are cut .25" smaller than base layer. Always remember measure your pages twice, cut your pages once. 

I also cut out the PL cards but you can use pattern paper measuring 3"x 4" of course with the mat being 3.25"x 4.25"

For the cover and spine tutorial you can view the video below :) Happy Crafting! 

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