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Friday, February 16th, 2018
Mini Album Secrets Revealed!

Hi dear crafty friends! Today all Mini Album Secrets Revealed! I get so many questions about how I create my mini albums and how I come up with all the ideas for the interactive mechanisms and inserts. I want to share with you my mini album secrets and let you have a glance at the process of making them.     Mini Album Secrets Revealed! 1. Plan! I always plan my mini album before I build it. It’s important especially when you want to create moving parts and make sure they work. You need to measure carefully and be precise even if it takes a little longer. The result is worth it! 2. Broaden your thought! When you create an interactive mechanism don’t just think about one mechanism like a flap or a pocket. Think about combinations. Create a flap, which is also a pocket, that opens up and has another pocket inside with a little flap insert. It’s basically …

Friday, January 26th, 2018
New Class – Go Girl Mini Album

Hi dear crafty friends! I’m so thrilled to announce a New Class – Go Girl Mini Album. I’m going to teach this class all through 2018 so you can start inviting me!     New Class – Go Girl Mini Album Today I taught this class foe the first time and it was so much fun! This interactive mini album is created with the Fabulous collection by Authentique and is packed with so many moving parts. There are amazing flaps, surprising inserts and secret pockets that are all embellished with the stickers and cutouts of the collection.       The mini album is made from scratch including the cover and can hold more than 50 photos. it’s be an amazing gift for a fabulous girl or woman or a great “house” for your photos.  If you own a store or a workshop space contact me to find more details on this class. Have you Joined the VIP Room? Where every month …

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018
Love Notes Mini Album with Graphic 45

Hi dear crafty friends! Time is flying so fast it’s almost Valentine’s Day. So today I want to share a Love Notes Mini Album with Graphic 45. It’s a fast project you can make for someone special as a card and a gift!     Love Notes Mini Album with Graphic 45 1. Use six ATC envelopes to create the pages of the mini album.     2. Punch a hole on the closed side of each envelope and bind with a ring.     3. Embellish each envelope with Valentine’s day themed papers.     4. Add a tag to each envelope. Write your gift on the tag. For example: home cooked dinner, massage etc.     5. Embellish the ring with ribbons.     Here are some suggestions for the envelope embellishments. Cut elements from the paper and use as embellishments or use stickers, stamps and ribbons.       This Love Notes Mini Album with Graphic 45 is really easy and fun …

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
Christmas Tag Mini Album. Scrap & Craft DT

Hi dear crafty friends! Today I want to share with you a Christmas Tag Mini Album. Scrap & Craft DT. You are probably deep in the holiday preparations. So here’s a little project that can be a great gift or a place to present your holiday photos! All you need are some papers and you don’t need tags… well only one!     Christmas Tag Mini Album. Scrap & Craft DT I used the beautiful Christmas gift collection to create the tags. I simply took a card from my stash and traced it on the paper. It’s a good thing that these papers are double sided so I instantly got a double sided tag too! Then came the part of a lot of fussy cutting and adding small embellishments. Sometimes you have a few embellishments that don’t look much when they are separate but when you add a little dimension and cluster them together it looks great!     You can …

Friday, November 10th, 2017
Interactive Extravaganza Mini Album. Graphic 45 DT.

Hi dear crafty friends! Today I’m sharing a new project Interactive Extravaganza Mini Album. Graphic 45 DT. This mini album took a long time to create but it was so worth the effort. It’s full of interactive flaps, pockets and inserts you might think it’s complicated to create but it’s not. You’ll be surprised how easy it is!   Interactive Extravaganza Mini Album. Graphic 45 DT. I started with the Rectangle tag and pocket mini album which is wonderful because it comes with a few interactive surprises. All its pages are full side pocket pages and there are also pockets on the front of some of the pages. So half of the work is already done right? All you need is to cover the pages with papers and you are ready to add photos. However if you’re like me covering the pages with photos might not be enough. You, like me, might want to add even more interactive mechanisms to …

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017
Tonight is Halloween Cascade Mini Album

Hi dear crafty friends! It’s Halloween! So today I want to share with you a new mini album especially for Halloween: Tonight is Halloween Cascade Mini Album. This album is so fun and easy to make you won’t believe it! And just in time to include all your spooky and fantastic photos from the day.     Tonight is Halloween Cascade Mini Album The album is designed with two cascading pages on each side of the inside cover. The pages’ base is black as well as the cover. For this mini album’s pages and embellishments I used the Tonight is Halloween 6×6 paper collection designed by…me! Yes I designed all the papers in this collection including two pages with tags, quotes and other fun stuff you can fussy cut. We can’t have a mini album without a little fussy cutting right? Take a look at some of the pages inside this spooktacular mini album:             …

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017
One Page Wonder Mini Album Tutorial

Hi dear crafty friends! Today I’m back to my old tricks… I’m sharing a One Page Wonder Mini Album Tutorial! You know how I love coming up with these fun things not just because it’s cost effective and easy to create but also because it’s a challenge. I find, at least for me, that challenges spark my creativity!     One Page Wonder Mini Album Tutorial This little mini album was created from only one 12×12 double sided cardstock. You’ll be surprised how far you can go with some smart cutting and folding. This particular mini album has pages as well as a cover so it’ll be perfect as a brag book or even an insert to a larger mini album. You can glue together the covers and create a combo of one page mini albums too!         As for the embellishments the sky is the limit. Don’t put too many embellishments on the inside pages so …

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