How to Make a Bohemian Bazaar Mini Album

Quick Mini Album using the Graphic 45 Bohemian Bazaar paper collection

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How to Make a Bohemian Bazaar Mini Album
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Let's make the book - Adhere long edges of two sheets of 6 1/2 x 12 cardstock together.

Let's make the book - Adhere long edges of two sheets of 6 1/2 x 12 cardstock together.

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Apply double sided tape to all four sides of your chipboard pieces.  There should be (2) 9 1/2 x 4 1/2 pieces and (1) 4 1/2 x 1 1/4 piece.  Flip over and repeat on the other side.

Apply double sided tape to all four sides of your chipboard pieces. There should be (2) 9 1/2 x 4 1/2 pieces and (1) 4 1/2 x 1 1/4 piece. Flip over and repeat on the other side.

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Adhere chipboard pieces to the black cardstock.  Make sure to keep everything straight and leave a gap between the spine piece and the covers.  Trim off corners as shown.

Adhere chipboard pieces to the black cardstock. Make sure to keep everything straight and leave a gap between the spine piece and the covers. Trim off corners as shown.

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Gently fold over the edges, crease with bone folder and adhere.

Gently fold over the edges, crease with bone folder and adhere.

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For the inside of the cover you will need to adhere the edges of the other two 6 1/2 x 12 sheets together.  Trim down to fit the inside of your book making sure to cover close to the outside edges.

For the inside of the cover you will need to adhere the edges of the other two 6 1/2 x 12 sheets together. Trim down to fit the inside of your book making sure to cover close to the outside edges.

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Gentle score the inside folds of book and start to fold them inward with your bone folder.

Gentle score the inside folds of book and start to fold them inward with your bone folder.

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Trim 1/4" off the end of your policy envelope.

Trim 1/4" off the end of your policy envelope.

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Trim the Bohemian Bazaar and a Flower from the main page of paper pad.  Apply Foam Tape or Pop Dots.  Mix and match papers of your choice to complete the front cover - adhere with Scor-Tape

Trim the Bohemian Bazaar and a Flower from the main page of paper pad. Apply Foam Tape or Pop Dots. Mix and match papers of your choice to complete the front cover - adhere with Scor-Tape

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Cut two pieces of the Bohemian Bazaar paper to 8 3/4 x 3 3/4.

Cut two pieces of the Bohemian Bazaar paper to 8 3/4 x 3 3/4.

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Pick a journal card from the collection.  Score the top edge at 1/4".  This will make our photo flip.

Pick a journal card from the collection. Score the top edge at 1/4". This will make our photo flip.

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Trace the flap of the envelope twice onto decorative paper, trim & adhere.  Using a mini hole punch - punch a hole in the center of the flap.

Trace the flap of the envelope twice onto decorative paper, trim & adhere. Using a mini hole punch - punch a hole in the center of the flap.

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Adhere the paper to the pocket side of the envelope and punch 1/2 of a 1 1/4" hole as shown.  This will allow us to pull our photo tab in and out of the pocket easily.

Adhere the paper to the pocket side of the envelope and punch 1/2 of a 1 1/4" hole as shown. This will allow us to pull our photo tab in and out of the pocket easily.

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Cut a piece of black cardstock and a piece of decorative cardstock to the sizes in the picture.  Adhere.  This will make our photo tab to slide into the envelope.

Cut a piece of black cardstock and a piece of decorative cardstock to the sizes in the picture. Adhere. This will make our photo tab to slide into the envelope.

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You're ready to assemble this side of our envelope.  If you'd like, use a pocket from the pocket & tags set to create a little journal pocket.

You're ready to assemble this side of our envelope. If you'd like, use a pocket from the pocket & tags set to create a little journal pocket.

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Cut a piece of black cardstock and a piece of decorative paper to the sizes listed above.  this will create a photo mat for the outside of our envelope.

Cut a piece of black cardstock and a piece of decorative paper to the sizes listed above. this will create a photo mat for the outside of our envelope.

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Assemble as shown.

Assemble as shown.

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Rinse and Repeat until you  have assembled and decorated all five policy envelopes.

Rinse and Repeat until you have assembled and decorated all five policy envelopes.

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Cut binding from file folders or light weight chipboard.  The measure's listed above may vary depending on the size of your book.  This book is 1 1/2 and two 1 inch pieces.

Cut binding from file folders or light weight chipboard. The measure's listed above may vary depending on the size of your book. This book is 1 1/2 and two 1 inch pieces.

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I will show you in class how to assemble the binding since we are only using 5 pieces for this book.

I will show you in class how to assemble the binding since we are only using 5 pieces for this book.

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Remember to decorate the spin and the back of your book.

Remember to decorate the spin and the back of your book.

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