Registered: May 30, 2006 Location: Missouri Posts: 21
Wed, Jun 27, 2007 @ 4:25 PM
These are so easy--made me wonder why I never thought of it myself! The base piece is a 12x12 piece of kraft cardstock that is 3 1/2 inches wide and scored every 3 inches. Fold like an accordian and use the tag punch on the corners. The front piece is 3 1/2 inches wide and 5 1/2 inches long and adhered to the first panel to fold over like a cover. On the blue album, I ran a wheel along the inside bottom edge, but on the yellow one, I stamped various images from Little Pieces to make a border. I stamped the "You Make Me Smile", then cut the words apart and stapled each at the top. The tag on the front is 1 3/4 inches wide by 2 1/4 inches long. I also took the tag punch to the top and then adhered to another piece of cardstock and cut by hand around it to frame it. I used twine to tie it, and it will just slip off and on over the album when it is closed. These are so cute and my workshop instructor had made them in so many colors. They are really cute with all different colors of ribbons sticking out too. I had to trim a wallet sized picture just a little bit to fit inside, but were so cute to give for Father's Day and my mom's birthday. They love to have pics of the grandkids on their desk at work. Thanks for asking!