How to Create a Mini Album

I hope you enjoy this mini album tutorial.

How to Create a Mini Album
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Supplies

Supplies

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After gathering supplies I begin by creating a story board to see how everything fits together.

After gathering supplies I begin by creating a story board to see how everything fits together.

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After the papers are cut to size and the holes for the rings are punched out it is time to apply some Helmar D'ecoupage Glue and adhere it to the acrylic boards.

After the papers are cut to size and the holes for the rings are punched out it is time to apply some Helmar D'ecoupage Glue and adhere it to the acrylic boards.

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Make sure you use the paper scraper that comes with the Helmar D'ecoupage glue to scrap out any air bubbles that may have occurred while gluing down the paper.

Make sure you use the paper scraper that comes with the Helmar D'ecoupage glue to scrap out any air bubbles that may have occurred while gluing down the paper.

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Now it's time to add stickers and chipboard.

Now it's time to add stickers and chipboard.

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I like to apply baby powder my stickers.  The glue the manufacturers use is often  not strong enough and the stickers fall off .  After apply the baby powder I apply some Helmar Tacky Craft Glue.

I like to apply baby powder my stickers. The glue the manufacturers use is often not strong enough and the stickers fall off . After apply the baby powder I apply some Helmar Tacky Craft Glue.

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Here I used Helmar Scrap Dots under the flower stamen to give it height.

Here I used Helmar Scrap Dots under the flower stamen to give it height.

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I used Helmar Premium Craft Glue to apply the heavier cloth flowers in place.

I used Helmar Premium Craft Glue to apply the heavier cloth flowers in place.

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To finish this mini album I created a protective sleeve.  I cut a 3"x12" piece of card stock and 2 1/2"x 12" piece of pattern paper.  Using Helmar Premium Craft Glue I adhered the two together.

To finish this mini album I created a protective sleeve. I cut a 3"x12" piece of card stock and 2 1/2"x 12" piece of pattern paper. Using Helmar Premium Craft Glue I adhered the two together.

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I scored the ban.  From top to bottom:  2 3/4", 1 3/4", 3", 1 3/4" and 2 3/4".  Add you embellishment in the center which will be the top.  Apply Velcro dots to hold the back in place.

I scored the ban. From top to bottom: 2 3/4", 1 3/4", 3", 1 3/4" and 2 3/4". Add you embellishment in the center which will be the top. Apply Velcro dots to hold the back in place.

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I hope you have enjoyed this tutorial.  Additional information and photos can be seen on my blog.  http://kathsdesigns.blogspot.com

I hope you have enjoyed this tutorial. Additional information and photos can be seen on my blog. kathsdesigns.blogspot.com

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