How to Make a Kid's Summer Scrapbook With Envelopes

You'll be surprised at how this mini scrapbook is constructed. Use the envelopes and pockets to store your summer treasures.

641 Views 33 Likes
How to Make a Kid's Summer Scrapbook With Envelopes
18 Steps
Supplies
Embed
1
Precut your paper to size as shown on the next slide.

Precut your paper to size as shown on the next slide.

2
First, cut a 1/2" strip from edge of paper. Next, cut the large piece in half at the 5-3/4" mark. Last, cut 4-1/4" from the short end of each large section. Set aside long strip and small rectangles.

First, cut a 1/2" strip from edge of paper. Next, cut the large piece in half at the 5-3/4" mark. Last, cut 4-1/4" from the short end of each large section. Set aside long strip and small rectangles.

Recommended For You
3
Lay out your envelopes in the order that you would like them to be.

Lay out your envelopes in the order that you would like them to be.

4
Add glue to the triangle shaped envelope flap as shown.

Add glue to the triangle shaped envelope flap as shown.

5
Use this tip to accurately lineup your envelopes.

Use this tip to accurately lineup your envelopes.

6
Your strip of envelopes will look like this when you have them all assembled.

Your strip of envelopes will look like this when you have them all assembled.

7
This is how you accordion fold your envelope strip.

This is how you accordion fold your envelope strip.

8
Glue the larger paper rectangles to the inside of your scrapbook covers.

Glue the larger paper rectangles to the inside of your scrapbook covers.

9
Place your envelope stack so the flaps are facing down. Put glue around the edges and and in the middle of the top envelope.

Place your envelope stack so the flaps are facing down. Put glue around the edges and and in the middle of the top envelope.

10
Turn the stack over and center it on one of the scrapbook covers. Press down firmly.

Turn the stack over and center it on one of the scrapbook covers. Press down firmly.

11
How to perfectly line up the top cover of your album.

How to perfectly line up the top cover of your album.

12
A ponytail holder makes a great closing band for the album. If you would like you can decorate it with small pieces of ribbon. For the ribbon and a half and slip the loop under the ponytail holder.

A ponytail holder makes a great closing band for the album. If you would like you can decorate it with small pieces of ribbon. For the ribbon and a half and slip the loop under the ponytail holder.

13
Poke the loose ends of the ribbon through the loop.

Poke the loose ends of the ribbon through the loop.

14
Pull the ribbons firmly to fasten them into place. Add as many ribbons as you would like to decorate your album closure.

Pull the ribbons firmly to fasten them into place. Add as many ribbons as you would like to decorate your album closure.

15
Decorate The cover of your album using sharpies or paint pens. You might even want to use both!

Decorate The cover of your album using sharpies or paint pens. You might even want to use both!

16
Use the extra pieces of paper as journaling cards or decoration for the inside of your album. Add your favorite stickers, photos, or other embellishments to personalize your album.

Use the extra pieces of paper as journaling cards or decoration for the inside of your album. Add your favorite stickers, photos, or other embellishments to personalize your album.

17
Use your album to keep track of all the fun things you did this summer!

Use your album to keep track of all the fun things you did this summer!

18
We hope you enjoyed this Staycation Crafts for Kids Project! Please share a photo of your summer scrapbook  on our Facebook page: https://goo.gl/gOJ1Kv

We hope you enjoyed this Staycation Crafts for Kids Project! Please share a photo of your summer scrapbook on our Facebook page: goo.gl/gOJ1Kv

keyboard shortcuts:     previous step     next step
Comments
0 COMMENTS
View More Comments