How to Make a Graphic45 MONOPrimer Accordion Album in Box

“An ABC Primer” from Graphic 45 is a fun line to play with, it is all about childhood. Let’s “GO” for the fun!!! Check out g45papers.typepad.com for more details.

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How to Make a Graphic45 MONOPrimer Accordion Album in Box
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Cut chipboard 10”x10”, cover with 12”x12” selected “An ABC Primer” paper, adhere the excess at the back. (Don't care about the color of the chipboard)

Cut chipboard 10”x10”, cover with 12”x12” selected “An ABC Primer” paper, adhere the excess at the back. (Don't care about the color of the chipboard)

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Cut 9 ¾” x 9 ¾” selected “An ABC Primer” paper and cover the back, the box cover is ready to decorate.

Cut 9 ¾” x 9 ¾” selected “An ABC Primer” paper and cover the back, the box cover is ready to decorate.

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Ready 1pc of chipboard with 9 ½” x 9 ½” and 4pcs with 9 ½” x 2 ½” for the box base.

Ready 1pc of chipboard with 9 ½” x 9 ½” and 4pcs with 9 ½” x 2 ½” for the box base.

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Use connection strips to secure the dividers, 1pc chipboard with 9 ½” x 2 ½” and 2pcs of 2 ½” x 2 ½”, the two small chipboard should be placed at 3” from the sides. (Don't care the black color here)

Use connection strips to secure the dividers, 1pc chipboard with 9 ½” x 2 ½” and 2pcs of 2 ½” x 2 ½”, the two small chipboard should be placed at 3” from the sides. (Don't care the black color here)

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Cover outside with paper, 11½”x4½”(2), 9½”x4½”(2). Cut selected paper, 9½”x7”(1) for the inside base, 7”x2½”(2) and 9½”x2½”(2) for the sides. Adhere, color with Distress Ink and black marker.

Cover outside with paper, 11½”x4½”(2), 9½”x4½”(2). Cut selected paper, 9½”x7”(1) for the inside base, 7”x2½”(2) and 9½”x2½”(2) for the sides. Adhere, color with Distress Ink and black marker.

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Cover the small divisions with paper, they should be all in 2 ½” height, two of the divisions are 3” width and one in the middle is 3 ½”. Color this part as above after covered with papers.

Cover the small divisions with paper, they should be all in 2 ½” height, two of the divisions are 3” width and one in the middle is 3 ½”. Color this part as above after covered with papers.

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Cover the base of the box with paper of 9 ½” x 9 ½”, color with Distress Ink if desired.

Cover the base of the box with paper of 9 ½” x 9 ½”, color with Distress Ink if desired.

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This box was inspired by the famous board game “Monopoly”, the top of the box cover was so then decorated.

This box was inspired by the famous board game “Monopoly”, the top of the box cover was so then decorated.

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4 buttons was glued under the box cover, this prevent the cover to be sliding out.

4 buttons was glued under the box cover, this prevent the cover to be sliding out.

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Make the accordion album insides pages with 4 ½” x 4 ½”, I used 4 strips and adhered them together.

Make the accordion album insides pages with 4 ½” x 4 ½”, I used 4 strips and adhered them together.

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Ready the chipboard cover of 4 ¾” x 4 ¾”, and also cover with selected “An ABC Primer” paper of 6” x 6”.

Ready the chipboard cover of 4 ¾” x 4 ¾”, and also cover with selected “An ABC Primer” paper of 6” x 6”.

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Before adhere the pages onto the cover, remember to put ribbon in between.

Before adhere the pages onto the cover, remember to put ribbon in between.

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Cut the cards from “An ABC Primer” paper and mat with black cardstock, these cards can be placed on top of the box or inside, like a deck of cards.

Cut the cards from “An ABC Primer” paper and mat with black cardstock, these cards can be placed on top of the box or inside, like a deck of cards.

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Cut strips and form the backing stands for the “tokens”, and you can start decorating the rest of the box and the accordion album. Enjoy!!!

Cut strips and form the backing stands for the “tokens”, and you can start decorating the rest of the box and the accordion album. Enjoy!!!

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Decorate inside with gorgeous Graphic45 paper and patterns

Decorate inside with gorgeous Graphic45 paper and patterns

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Decorate the outside of the box simply with some fuzzy cuttings

Decorate the outside of the box simply with some fuzzy cuttings

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You can decorate your box with different kinds of Graphic45 products ...... and DONE!

You can decorate your box with different kinds of Graphic45 products ...... and DONE!

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