How to Create a Journaling Cards Mini Album

Learn how to create a mini album made from journaling cards!

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How to Create a Journaling Cards Mini Album
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Attach two 8" x 12" double sided cardstock pieces lengthwise to create a large 15" x 12 size paper.

Attach two 8" x 12" double sided cardstock pieces lengthwise to create a large 15" x 12 size paper.

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Arrange three chipboard pieces - two 6 1/4" x 4 1/4" pieces and one 6 1/4" x 1 1/2" piece on the double sided cardstock leaving a 1/4" gap between them.

Arrange three chipboard pieces - two 6 1/4" x 4 1/4" pieces and one 6 1/4" x 1 1/2" piece on the double sided cardstock leaving a 1/4" gap between them.

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Wrap the cover with the paper. After the glue is dry close the cover gently.

Wrap the cover with the paper. After the glue is dry close the cover gently.

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Take a 5 3/4" x 12" solid cardstock piece. Score on: 3", 3 1/2", 4", 4 1/2", 4 3/4", 5 1/4", 5 1/2", 6", 6 1/2", 6 3/4", 7 1/4", 7 3/4", 8", 8 1/2", 9".

Take a 5 3/4" x 12" solid cardstock piece. Score on: 3", 3 1/2", 4", 4 1/2", 4 3/4", 5 1/4", 5 1/2", 6", 6 1/2", 6 3/4", 7 1/4", 7 3/4", 8", 8 1/2", 9".

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Glue the two sides of each pyramid together.

Glue the two sides of each pyramid together.

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Apply glue on bottom of binding mechanism and attach to the center of cover and the sides. After the glue is dry close the cover gently.

Apply glue on bottom of binding mechanism and attach to the center of cover and the sides. After the glue is dry close the cover gently.

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Attach two 4 1/4" x 6" pieces to inside cover.

Attach two 4 1/4" x 6" pieces to inside cover.

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Start attaching the pages:  Type 1 page: attach two large ephemera cards back to back while the binding flap is in-between them.

Start attaching the pages: Type 1 page: attach two large ephemera cards back to back while the binding flap is in-between them.

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Type 2 page: Cut the binding flap in half to create two smaller flaps one next to the other. Attach two horizontal small ephemera cards back to back while the binding flap is in-between them.

Type 2 page: Cut the binding flap in half to create two smaller flaps one next to the other. Attach two horizontal small ephemera cards back to back while the binding flap is in-between them.

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Attach two more pieces to the other flap.

Attach two more pieces to the other flap.

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Type 3 page: Fold one large ephemera card in half. Cut one flap in half. Attach the two sides of folded piece while the flap is in between them. To the other flap attach a type 2 page.

Type 3 page: Fold one large ephemera card in half. Cut one flap in half. Attach the two sides of folded piece while the flap is in between them. To the other flap attach a type 2 page.

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Type 4 page: Attach the small ephemera cards vertically.

Type 4 page: Attach the small ephemera cards vertically.

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Embellish front cover

Embellish front cover

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