Cut 10x12 from a 12x12 sheet of paper.
Score at 6.5 inches (10 inches side) and at 4 in and 8 in (12 inches side).
Cut three flaps at the bottom part as shown in the image
Fold the flaps.
Cut 3 pcs. of 6 x 3 3/4 papers and adhere to the inside of the album as shown.
At this point, you can ink around the edges with distress ink. Prepare 4 pcs of 1 inch strips of papers, score in the middle to fold. These will be adhered to the inside of the flaps.
Adhere the strips like so. This will help catch the tags to be inserted later on. Put two (2) strips in the middle flap.
Embellish the inside of the mini-album as desired.
Prepare 3 pcs of manila tags, ink around the edges (front and back). Embellish with paper strips, chipboard tags and twine.
Design the cover of the mini-album with some real sea shells as well as some fuzzy cut ones from one of the papers. Tie with some twine.
And you're done! Here are some shots of the finished mini-album.