This was my first Altoid Tin. I made 10 of them for Christmas gifts. I printed the pics at W*l Mart, I love the antique finish! I did an accordian fold on the inside instead of piecing together with ribbon.
Date: Wednesday, December 14, 2005 GMT Views: 1850
To make my accordian book for the altoid tins I cut a piece of cardstock 10 inches long by 3.5 inches high. You score the 10 inch side every 2 inches and fold like an accordian. To round the edges I just held the corners together at the fold and used a corner rounder (so it was punching 2 corners at once.) It was kind of rough on the finger to punch through 2 layers, but at least it was the thinner ultrasmooth cardstock. Then I just used background paper, buttons, etc to decorate. Hope this helps!
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Registered: September 19, 2006 Location: Greenville, Michigan Posts: 1
Mon, Nov 20, 2006 @ 8:26 PM
would you please be so kind as to send me directions on how you made this adorable album. i am wanting to make one for my grandmother and give it to her this coming saturday so i need to get started ASAP.
i don't understand on how to round the edges in between the photos.
so if i may ask you for a little direction that would be so wonderful thank you for your time