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EZ Christmas Mini Album Tutorial

Christmas is the most awaited time of the year and a time for beautiful handmade gifts and cards. Don't leave creating these to the last minute, lets get prepared and start creating our Christmas projects today!

Our Crafters say:

So beautiful - this Festive Holly collection is so inspiring! Not to mention that Cardinals are the bird that reminds me of my mom - heart warming. - Kelly Bell

Holly and cardinals...doesn't get much better for the coming holiday season! Beautiful paper collection! - Martie Rollin

Breath taking! beautiful! How do you all continue to bring it? I'm sooo excited every month to what new toys to add to my growing collection. Some people collect dolls, coins, or other collectibles. I collect heartfelt creations. I had the privilege to met Mrs Emma Lou last month. Folks, it was worth my 6 hour drive. The class did not disappoint, nor did she. I love the whole heartfelt creations family. Thank you! Thank you! - Kate Devore



Create a quick EZ mini album using the Festive Holly Collection that your friends and family will treasure for years to come . Fill it full of memories and notes, a wonderful reminder of the times you have shared together. This album uses the beautiful papers and stamps from the Festive Holly collection in different ways to create a mini book that can be made in a very short time, is super easy to make and is a great gift for Christmas. Lets get started!

Directions


Step 1 Gather all the supplies. Cut eight pieces of white card 4.25 inches by 5.5 inches. Cut 16 pieces of pattern paper 4 1/8 inches by 5 1/8 inch and two more pieces at 4.25 x 5.5 inches for the back cover. Cut two pieces of patterned paper for the cover at 6.5 inches by 6 inches. Also stamp and color various holly leaves and cardinals and cut with coordinating die. Cut two chip board pieces at 5.75 inches by 4.75 inches.




Step 2 Score the white card panels at 0.5 inches on the longer side.


Step 3 Cover the chipboard with patterned paper cut as covers. Apply adhesive all over the chip board at the back and adhere the cover paper. Fold at the back and adhere the back cover.


Step 4 Adhere the patterned paper on the front and back of white card panels.



Step 5 Decorate the inserts with die cuts and coloured images as shown.



Step 6 Punch holes in the inserts and cover add scrap book rings and add the inserts.



Step 7 Add ribbons and decorate the cover.

Here is a look inside my album pages.









Have fun creating your own albums, what do you like about what you just saw?

 Tutorial by Anita Kejriwal


Supplies to make this beautiful project:


Sparkling Poinsettia Cling Stamp

Sparkling Poinsettia Die

Festive Holly and Cardinals Cling Stamp

Festive Holly and Cardinals Die

Festive Holiday Die

Festive Holly Paper collection

Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit

Dries White Adhesive

White Card


Other supplies: Zig Brush Pens ,Scrap book rings, ribbons, glossy accents, sparkling dust powder.




Comments



SHALINI AGARWAL
Superb!!!very nice dear....❤
Saturday 5th of August 2017 01:20 AM
KATHERINE CLARK
Love the simplicity of this pretty album. The instructions are simple and easy to follow. It is a lovely project.
Saturday 5th of August 2017 02:47 AM

ANITA KEJRIWAL
Thanks Katherine .
Monday 7th of August 2017 09:05 AM
KANDIS BECHER
Looks elementary to make but has that professional wow factor. I am off to make one at my retreat today using my vacation pictures. Thanks for the sharing the "how to" instructions.
Saturday 5th of August 2017 07:57 AM

ANITA KEJRIWAL
Thanks kandis
Monday 7th of August 2017 09:05 AM
BONNIE T
Everything!!!!! Beautiful!
Saturday 5th of August 2017 08:04 AM
DONNA LAMBERT
Lovely idea. This may make me change my mind on how I was typing to put one together. This is much easier. Oh thanks so much for the post.
Saturday 5th of August 2017 09:02 AM

ANITA KEJRIWAL
Thanks Donna I am so happy you liked it
Wednesday 9th of August 2017 10:17 AM
LISA WALKER
This is beautiful, thank you for sharing this.
Saturday 5th of August 2017 09:06 AM
ANNIKA BIRGESTRAND
Lovely! It is soon time to begin with Christmascard.
Saturday 5th of August 2017 11:25 AM
ROBIN R ROBERTS
Very pretty Christmas album. I'm the one that needs better instructions to pull that beautiful one off.
Saturday 5th of August 2017 12:26 PM
DONNA KIMBERLING
Love this but I have already made 60+ cards from the festive holly collection. Maybe do one with new set coming out Wednesday.
Saturday 5th of August 2017 01:56 PM
MARTIE ROLLIN
I love mini albums! This one is a good base on which to display both papers and photos. LOVE all the cardinals and holly in this newest collection...perfect for the coming holiday season. Sweet to see my comment published!
Saturday 5th of August 2017 04:02 PM

ANITA KEJRIWAL
Thank you martie for your good words
Monday 7th of August 2017 09:04 AM
LUETTA
These are just gorgeous, and would be so nice for each family to have one to show from Christmas to many Christmas's years later. Maybe next year!!, regular albums this year.
Saturday 5th of August 2017 04:11 PM
ELAINE COKE
Inspiration and ideas for my friends with new babies. Thank you I am excited to start creating.
Saturday 5th of August 2017 04:35 PM

ANITA KEJRIWAL
Thanks Elaine
Monday 7th of August 2017 09:04 AM
LILIANA HURST
Look so beautiful ,I have all the requirements so I will try to do one but I prefer the slbums from Heartfelt Creations without the holes in the end
Saturday 5th of August 2017 07:51 PM
SANDY
I would make one of each Family for Christmas The Grandkids would love it.
Saturday 5th of August 2017 08:04 PM
DOROTHY MUTAFOPULOS
So beautiful and what a great idea. It would even make a great Christmas gift to give. Love it
Saturday 5th of August 2017 09:03 PM
DIANA E. BISHOP
A beautiful book ! ! Even made me want to do one and THAT IS SOMETHING FOR ME ! I have never wanted to make an Album.
Saturday 5th of August 2017 10:27 PM
SHIRLEY MORRIS HALE
Dear Anita, Thanks so much for sharing. You and the very pretty Heartfelt Creation Collection have inspired me to make something similar for my sister -in-law. Looking forward to the Winters Eve Collection. Pretty sure I Need that one also. Again, thanks for the inspiration. Best Regards, Happy crafting,
Sunday 6th of August 2017 05:36 PM

ANITA KEJRIWAL
Thanks Shirley
Monday 7th of August 2017 09:02 AM
BEV POLEN - GUNEAUX DESIGNS
Hello, Anita! Your mini Christmas album is stunning! Thanks for the thorough tutorial!
Sunday 6th of August 2017 09:23 PM

ANITA KEJRIWAL
Thanks Bev
Monday 7th of August 2017 09:03 AM
PATRICIA MATHER
Great idea! I have chipboard already to work with in album form so this has to be something I put together! I have all kinds of your Christmas paper and stamps and dies so I really need to make little albums.....my daughter has her first baby and will be having one soon and this would make a fun album for keeping record of each Christmas with them ! Year by year!
Monday 7th of August 2017 10:23 AM
LYNDA HOFFMAN
Absolutely beautiful inspires me create I've started Christmas cards n other prettys for my favorite holiday too I day enough how much I love Heartfelt Creations looking forard in seeing you ate Chicago scrapbook show August 19 th love lynfa
Monday 7th of August 2017 12:40 PM
JUNE SWITZER
I am in love with everything I see at Heartfelt Creations. Every collection seems to be prettier than the one before it. I just can't get enough. I would give up food for the next collection if I had to. I can live without eating but I cannot live without your beautiful stamps, dies and paper. I plan to make one of these albums now and I am sure more later. Thank you for sharing, Anita.
Tuesday 8th of August 2017 12:21 AM

ANITA KEJRIWAL
Oh June !! That's wonderful . You will love everything about HC
Wednesday 9th of August 2017 10:18 AM
NITA
I love everything about what i have just seen.
Tuesday 8th of August 2017 02:18 AM
CARLISS CARTER
Just ordered my Winter's Eve Collection!!!!! I also ordered a storage binder to keep it all together. This is the greatest way to store your dies and stamps together so you do not have to spend time looking for them. The storage binder is pretty up on a shelf and very helpful. Keeps dies and stamps together in a neat fashion. Love Heartfelt Creations products always!!!!
Tuesday 8th of August 2017 08:05 AM
SUE MACGOWAN
I love the vintage look!
Tuesday 8th of August 2017 04:09 PM
TERESA MATUSZEWSKA
That's truly amazing . Just love the idea. It can be turned into a photo album for the Christmas celebrations. Papers and dies are so beautiful. Great inspiration. Thank you
Tuesday 8th of August 2017 04:28 PM
LESLIE L. LOUTIT
Thank you for your tutorial. The directions look easy to follow. What a beautiful album. Now if only I had the beautiful papers to do this project with.
Tuesday 8th of August 2017 05:03 PM
MAGGIE BLUTE
Anita makes it look so easy, but yet elegant, love it just love it, I'm going to have to try this once I order my festive holiday stamps and dies..
Tuesday 8th of August 2017 06:47 PM
LINDA BEEB
The simple step by step pages. Gather everything first, and assemble! Love the decorated paper pack!!!
Wednesday 9th of August 2017 04:46 AM
SUE MOBUS
This is amazing! I absolutely love it. Please don't take this down yet so all of us can copy it. Thank you for teaching us the very best albums you know. We love you people so much! Sincerely, Sue Mobus
Wednesday 9th of August 2017 07:53 PM
MARY LOU HF
Wow!!! That looks very do-able. I'm going to try it. I just bought a whole set in Lancaster,PA of the fairies. I forgot to get my free pad of paper. We spent way over $100! I bought the woodsy wonderland die too ~ So.... Cute!!!! Thank you so much for your inspirations. Mary Lou
Saturday 12th of August 2017 05:14 PM

ANITA KEJRIWAL
So happy you liked it Mary .
Monday 14th of August 2017 01:30 PM
PRIYANKA MATHUR
Wow! This is so pretty & easy to make! Thanks for sharing the tutorial!
Monday 14th of August 2017 06:19 AM

ANITA KEJRIWAL
That's wonderful priyanka .
Monday 14th of August 2017 01:30 PM