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Encyclopedia of Scrapbooking
Creating Keepsakes

Encyclopedia of scrapbooking
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If you have only one book of scrapbooking to buy...

Outstanding Mini Albums:(Paperback)
Jessica Acs (Author)

Outstanding mini albums

Mini albums have become a popular medium for scrapbookers - they are small enough to complete in a timely manner but big enough to tell a story.

Features 50 albums with step-by-step instructions for over 30 projects - perfect for scrapbookers of all levels...


Make It in Minutes
Roxi Phillips (Author)

these mini-books are perfect for celebrating everything from holiday memories to childhood events

So many styles, so many reasons to make them! Whether they’re accordion folded, stitched together, ribbon-tied, or paper-punched and bound with binder rings...

Making of a mini album... scrapbooking by Nanie!

The author



How long do you scrap? Since 2004.

What do you prefer to Scrap?    I like to test all formats and all scrapbooking materials.

What are your favorite colors?   In terms of color, I'm pink, it's my favorite color. But it also depends on the photo, it will match, then my papers are all different.

What brings you scrap? I think my albums are more enjoyable to watch once decorated!

I discovered the pleasure to go out of my comfort zone with unusual techniques for myself and create something different each time.

I also like to make personalized gifts and unusual ideas. Scrapbooking is my bubble of oxygen!

Finally, I also discovered a scrapbook community and new friends, as I have ever met without scrap meetings.


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Supplies used for the album...

Here is the list of equipment used to make the mini-album :

Papers: Rouge Garance, Bazzill, Chatter Box, K & Company

Rub-on: Making Memories, Royal Brush

Felt Flowers

Stamps from Gaia

Chipboard : Toga, Prima

Sticker : epoxy ProvoCraft

Icicle Ki Memories

Plastic flowers + Brads :Queen and Co

Figure plexi: Boanita

Plastic Hearts: Doodlebug Design


Making Of this mini album

Mini albums are very convenient to keep a memory of special occasions: a day with friends, a walk in the forest, beach holidays, etc ...

Their small size also make original gifts.

Here is an example of mini album about a day spent at the "Creative Ideas" show.

For the coverage, I recommend the cardboard for strength. Then you can cover it with paper, ribbons, various embellishments ...


In this example, the coverage measure 36.7 cm x 20.5. There is a fold to 17.2 cm and 19.2 cm (photo 1).


To achieve the mini album: I used several Bazzill papers in bright colors. They measure 29.5 cm x 19 cm with a fold to 14.3 cm and 15.3 cm (photo 2).



I fixed the sheets them with two eyelets with my crop-a-dile (photos 3 and 4).


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Then I set the mini in its cover using glue very strong, and that work!

Then I decorated for my taste, printed papers, buttons, ribbons, chipboard, writing by hand (pen black or white), stickers, stamps ... (photos 5 and following).


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