Saturday, February 1, 2020

DT post for Mini Album Makers Challenge

Hello crafty peeps,

I am thrilled to be part of Mini album Maker Challenge team. I love creating mini albums and this opportunity will help me try new things and also journals. So here I am with inspiration for the February Challenge.

For my first project, I have made a mini scrapbook album, measuring 7.5 inches x 5.5 inches. It has four pocket pages measuring 7 inches x 5 inches, with flaps and tuck in spots for journaling tags.

I have used the paper pack 'Love Letters' from Mintay papers. here are some pictures of the album.

Page 1

Page 2

Page 3

Page 4

Back cover of the album.

Here is a brief description of how I made it. 

 I took medium weight chipboard pieces measuring 7.5 inches x 5.5 inches and another piece measuring 2.5 inches by 5.5 inches for the spine. I added red tacky tape around the edges and also tyvec strips at the hinges for strength.
 Tip: Add double strips of tacky tape at the hinges for more strength since this part is used more.

I covered the chipboard with ivory-colored cardstock. 

For the hinge, I took a cardstock measuring 6.5 inches by 5 inches. I trim down the 5 inches a sliver so that the pockets can fit easily. I have made a hidden hinge for the album. I generally leave only a quarter of an inch as wings on both ends. So I scored 1/4 of an inch first and scored every half an inch up to 6 1/4, so that you get 4 hinges with half an inch gusset between them. I added the pocket sleeves and flaps. 

Here is a walkthrough of the album:

Hope you like my project. Do check the wonderful inspiration from other DT members of the Mini Album Makers Challenge HERE and participate in the February Challenge.
Do share and participate in this month's challenge to win exciting prizes.

Materials used:

Border dies
Background dies



Linking this for the Fantasy Dies Assignment 59

Till next time - Happy crafting!



  1. Gayatri, your mini album is gorgeous, as are the beautiful papers you used. I really enjoyed seeing how you put the album together. Anne x

    1. Thank you so much for the lovely words Redanne. xoxo

  2. So pretty - also thanks for letting us know how you did the cover and hinges

    1. Thank you very much. I am glad that the information was useful for you. xoxo

  3. Красивый и многодетальный альбом. Спасибо за участие в задании блога Fantasy!

    1. спасибо за милые слова. Thank you for the lovely words.

  4. wow! gorgeous work :) thanks for joining the Fantasy Challenge xoxo

  5. Какой у вас интересный, необычный альбом получился! Спасибо за участие в задании от Fantasy!

    1. Thank you very much. xoxo большое Вам спасибо

  6. Такой классный альбом получился! Очень красиво! Спасибо от блога Fantasy!


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