How to Create a Tag Mini Album {Base Only} by Joanne Bain

This tutorial will show you how to create the base for my tag mini album which can be adapted to fit any Graphic 45 collection. My album features Graphic 45 Love Notes Collection.

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How to Create a Tag Mini Album {Base Only} by Joanne Bain
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These are the materials you will need to complete the base of the album.

These are the materials you will need to complete the base of the album.

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You will need 5 ATC policy envelopes.

You will need 5 ATC policy envelopes.

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Cut the top flap away from only ONE of the envelopes as shown.

Cut the top flap away from only ONE of the envelopes as shown.

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Using your craft knife cut open the bottoms of all the envelopes.

Using your craft knife cut open the bottoms of all the envelopes.

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The open end allows for the tags to be slotted in.

The open end allows for the tags to be slotted in.

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Now start building the album as shown in the following steps.

Now start building the album as shown in the following steps.

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Insert top flap into the next envelope. Use glue to stick together.

Insert top flap into the next envelope. Use glue to stick together.

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It will look like this.

It will look like this.

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It should now look like this.

It should now look like this.

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Keep going until all envelopes are together.

Keep going until all envelopes are together.

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The back page will be the envelope that the top was cut from.

The back page will be the envelope that the top was cut from.

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This is what it should look like once together.

This is what it should look like once together.

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Insert the tags into the ends as shown. This is the base of the album complete.

Insert the tags into the ends as shown. This is the base of the album complete.

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Now you will now need a Journaling & Ephemera Card set. I have used the Love Notes Collection.

Now you will now need a Journaling & Ephemera Card set. I have used the Love Notes Collection.

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One small card from the set.

One small card from the set.

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Cut a 3cm piece from the bottom of the card.

Cut a 3cm piece from the bottom of the card.

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Next fold the remaining piece of card as shown. This will cover the spine of the album.

Next fold the remaining piece of card as shown. This will cover the spine of the album.

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Glue to album base as shown.

Glue to album base as shown.

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Now work out which cards you want to attach to make the cover and the inside pages.

Now work out which cards you want to attach to make the cover and the inside pages.

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Start attaching the pages and continue until all the pages are done. The base of your album is now complete ready for you to add the extra details.

Start attaching the pages and continue until all the pages are done. The base of your album is now complete ready for you to add the extra details.

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This is how my album turned out. I fussy cut images from the Love Notes papers to create the cover.

This is how my album turned out. I fussy cut images from the Love Notes papers to create the cover.

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Details and dimension.

Details and dimension.

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Cover details.

Cover details.

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Added a chain for extra bling and created some small tags from the Love Notes stickers.

Added a chain for extra bling and created some small tags from the Love Notes stickers.

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Cover details

Cover details

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Inside pages with extras added fussy cut from the papers.

Inside pages with extras added fussy cut from the papers.

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Page details.

Page details.

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Page details.

Page details.

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I hope you have enjoyed my tutorial. Please visit my blog - www.scrappinforme.blogspot.com.au

I hope you have enjoyed my tutorial. Please visit my blog - www.scrappinforme.blogspot.co…

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