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Friday, July 14th, 2017
Vintage Nature Mini Album

Hi dear crafty friends! Today I want to share with you a new mini album I created. It is called: Vintage Nature Mini Album. This mini album is constructed in a special way and it is made with special papers too. Keep reading to find out more!     Vintage Nature Mini Album The mini album is constructed in such a way that there is no binding needed. There is only a cover that is made from the same paper as the album. The entire mini album is built from a thick white cardstock. Water color paper will work well too. The idea is to combine a few papers and make the album look like an envelope that opens and opens. You will not need any additional supplies to create this mini album other than the white cardstock and the Vintage Nature paper collection.     Did I mention it’s completely downloadable? After you print it you can scroll down …

Friday, July 7th, 2017
How to Create an Interactive File Folder for a Mini Album

Hi dear crafty friends! Today I want to share with you How to Create an Interactive File Folder for a Mini Album. File folders are super fun and make any mini album look really professional and unique. It’s also a great way to add more space for photos and journaling. In one file folder you can add more than 10 photos or journaling cards and if you combine a few file folders together you can have a really packed mini album!     How to Create an Interactive File Folder for a Mini Album I decided to create three different folders each opens differently and has different interactive mechanisms inside. This file folder is the first of three folders that make up the three sides of the full suitcase mini album. Each side of the suitcase has a different file folder with lots of space for photos and journaling. I created the suitcase mini album in the themes of travels …

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017
My Man Masculine Interactive Mini Album Tutorial

Hi dear crafty friends! Today I’m sharing a new mini album I created for Photographs ad Memoried Scrapbooking. My Man Masculine Interactive Mini Album Tutorial also has a supplies kit you can purchase to create this album! You can get this kit at Photographs ad Memoried Scrapbooking. It’s all about the men in your lives and what they love to do!! This mini album is full of space for photos and journaling.     My Man Masculine Interactive Mini Album Tutorial Masculine projects can some times be a problem but if you have the right materials you can create the most amazing project. This kit has beautiful pages with masculine colors like red, black and gray. It also has beautiful embellishments like cogwheels and matching ribbons and my favorite is the postcard size papers with vintage printing of masculinr hobbies like fishing, chess, bicycle and sports.         The layout of this mini album might seems complicated at …

Friday, May 26th, 2017
The Best Way to Add a Flap to a Page

Hi dear friends! Today I want to share with you The Best Way to Add a Flap to a Page. There are other ways of course but this is my favorite way to do this and I think it’s also the easiest and fastest way too.     The Best Way to Add a Flap to a Page To create the page you’ll need three pieces of cardstock: The base page, the back ground page and the page for the flap. First decide the size of the base page. The background page should be slightly smaller than the base, about 1/8″ smaller. Finally the size of the flap should be wider than the background page but the same height. Here’s the video tutorial with all the measurements and the complete process. This page is the first page of 15 pages that are part of an interactive mini album in The Ultimate Interactive Mini Album Series. The series includes 6 full step …

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
inter-ACTIVES: The Ultimate Interactive Mini Album Series

Hi crafty friends! I have two important questions for you: would you like to take your mini scrapbooks to a different level but don’t really know how? Are you confused with all the interactive techniques and pages out there? inter-ACTIVES: The Ultimate Interactive Mini Album Series is the most comprehensive, elaborate and easy to understand series about interactive design.     inter-ACTIVES: The Ultimate Interactive Mini Album Series   You will learn how to build moving paper mechanisms starting from the easiest to the more complicated, create interactive pages with extra space for photos and journaling and combine different mechanisms on one page. You will find out how to maximize your supplies, design your own coordinating embellishments and add interactive inserts to your pages. You will also learn how to build a binding mechanism, assemble the cover and bind all the pages into a mini album. It includes 6 lessons. Each lesson is dedicated to a different interactive technique and mechanism building …

Friday, March 17th, 2017
Basic Elements of Interactive Mini Albums

Creating interactive mini albums may seem complicated but it’s much easier than you think. If you know the Basic Elements of Interactive Mini Albums you have the foundation you need to create amazing mini albums with complicated mechanisms.     Basic Elements of Interactive Mini Albums There are a few basic elements or mechanisms that make a mini album interactive. All of them can be created in different levels from the simple basic to the more complex: Flaps A flap is a piece of paper that is not attached to the page or project and can be opened and closed. The flap can be open sideways or up and down. It can be straight or folded on it’s own or attached to other mechanisms. The basic flap is a square folded in half. You apply glue on the bottom of paper and attach to the project. the top folded part is not glued and is free to move. You can …

Sunday, February 26th, 2017
Tag Mini Album with Graphic 45

Here’s a little sneak peek of my Tag Mini Album with Graphic 45. This mini album is full of interactive goodness inside. Lots of pockets, flaps and 3D embellishments. You might have thought that interactive designs are only for 8×8 mini albums but you can also create them on smaller tags!       Tag Mini Album with Graphic 45 I created this tag with the amazing Olde Curiosity Shoppe collection which was recently brought back. I just love all the images on the paper like flying pigs, butterflies and boots with wings. I created this mini album for the CreativeWorld show in Frankfurt where I demoed it at the Graphic 45 booth. While being in the booth I continued working on it and I added many more details and interactive mechanisms. You can see all the details and the photos of this tag mini album on the Graphic 45 blog! You can also see my other projects there under …

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