EZ Step by Step Tutorial: Create a beautiful Mini Album with the Classic Companion Dies

Saturday January 29, 2022
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Are you a crafter that likes to create stunning gifts, or intriguing pieces of art for your coffee table? Get your photos out, dust them off and create a fun photo album that will bring joy to everyone that receives this photo album! Perfect for so many occasions, mark a special event with a stunning photo album that will be treasured for years to come! 

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Let's get crafting!


Step 1: Create mini album base & panels.

Cut chipboard cover size 4 7/8 inches by 6 7/8 inches.

♥ Trim 16 panels from paper collection of same size.

♥ Die cut 12 small shadow pieces using Flourish Companion Frame Die from paper collection.

♥ Die cut 13 decorative frames from Luxe Gold cardstock and from Deluxe Flower Shaping paper.

Step 2: Trim 6 panels from Deluxe Flower Shaping paper of same size, 4 7/8 by 6 7/8 inches. 

Step 3:  Assemble the panels.

Paste all 16 paper collection panels on chipboard cover and white deluxe paper panels using clear glue.

Paste white frame underneath the golden frame for the sturdiness and adhere all golden frames on the shadow die cuts using clear glue.

♥ Punch holes in all the pages for the album rings.

Step 4: Adhere all frames onto the panels using clear glue.

Step 5: Create tag.

Die cut 2 tags from Ornamental Tags from Deluxe Paper and Luxe Gold Card. 

Adhere both together using clear glue.

Step 6: Adhere Tag and frame die cut on the remaining shadow die cut using clear glue.

Step 7: Make flowers and leaves.

Stamp Rustic Sunflowers images and spray images on colored Vellum using VersaMark embossing ink, cover with white embossing powder, heat set using heating tool.

♥ Die cut with coordinating die.

♥ Shape the flowers using shaping kit and add pearls and beads to the centers. 

Stamp leafy accents images from leafy accents stamp set using leaf green ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping paper.

♥ Color with Archival Leaf Green Ink using daubers.

♥ Die cut using coordinating dies and shape using 3D Leafy Accents Shaping Mold.

Apply clear glue on the flowers, spray and leaves and sprinkle some Nida Tanweer Magic Glitter Powder.

Step 8: Decorate the album.

Adhere pearl string on the top and bottom edge using clear glue.

Arrange all elements using hot glue and dimensional tape.

♥ Add all panels together using album rings.

Embellish with ribbons and rhinestones.

TOP TIP: Learn more techniques with the Classic Companion Die collection in this video here: https://www.heartfeltcreations.us/video/how-to-create-classic-companion-cards-the-ez-way

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Tutorial by designer Nida Tanweer

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Other Products: Nida Tanweer Magic Glitter Powder, Ribbons, Chipboard Covers, VersaMark Embossing Ink, Pearls and Glass Beads, Dimensional Tape, Green Vellum, Pink Vellum, Pearl String, Album Rings, Rhinestones, Hot Glue.


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