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Tuesday, April 10, 2018

New Mini Album Card Cut File

I created a new Mini Album Card cut file and have an example to share with you using my Turn the Page collection!
Everything you see in the photo below is included in the cut file - from the squares and flower screen to the envelope, tags, open shapes, and more!
And this is what a finished mini album card looks like:
 Here is a tutorial on how to assemble and embellish the mini album:

I always have a hard time narrowing down photos so any time I can add more in secret spots is a win in my (mini) book! :) Accordion book, pockets, and envelopes for the win!
Above is the front of the accordion mini and below is the back. I used the font Remington Noiseless to print journaling onto trimmed down Journaling Spots. The copper washi tape is from the new Auburn Lane collection by Pink Paislee. I trimmed a flower Puffy Sticker in half to edge the bottom of the journaling.
 Adding hand stitching around three of the open shapes required taking apart a few things so if you're going to add any hand stitching I would recommend doing so before assembling anything. I typed the little sentiments in the heart using my We R Memory Keepers Typecast Typewriter.
Here is the "star section" including a star Pennant Paper Clip and two star Ephemera Die Cuts.
On this section I made a shaker pocket using the Turn the Page Sequins. Full instructions are in the video at the top :)
Another view of the finished album.

I call this the "round section". I punched the photo into a circle and placed it in the open circle with dimensional adhesive and hand stitched around the circle.
To help keep this envelope closed when not in use I added a tiny foam square on the flap.
Inside the envelope I have a family photo, some die cuts, and a tag with journaling.
In the pocket at the bottom I have another photo and three embellished tags.
I hope you are inspired to use the Mini Album Card cut file! This little book was so easy and fun to put together and most importantly family memories have been documented :) Thank you to @ladynanyart for the permission to use her card as inspiration!

9 comments:

  1. Hi Paige, I love this file! I just bought it, but the SVG is missing the score lines. I have it on the dxf file, but that one doesn't work as well on my silhouette. Is there an updated file, by any chance?

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    1. Hi Natalia! Sorry there are issues! Can you please tell me your email address or email me paigetaylorevans at gmail . com and I can send you the .studio3 file?

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  2. This is AMAZING!!! What a GREAT mini!! LOVING the photos, the colors and of course, your stitching!!!!!!!!

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  3. I’m guessing this is a 12 x 12 file. I love it, but I have a Portrait which is only 8 1/2 by 11. It is a very cool project, though.

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    1. Hi Renee! The mini album is rectangular in shape so it's actually perfect for a Portrait!

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  4. Love this project. Do you have any tips for hand stitching? I am finding the cardstock is creasing when I’m stitching.

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    1. Just have to practice to get the hang of how your hands move while you're stitching and preventing the paper from bending!

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  5. I was hoping on turning this into a card. What can I use as a backing? Do you have a file for that? Thanks, Debbie

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    1. If the sections are glued to a card base they won't bend up, so I recommend just the two largest pieces included :)

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