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Ruby Blooms Mini Album - 10/10/2023

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Paperchain Ruby Blooms 12 x 12" Paper Pad

Paperchain Ruby Blooms 5 x 7" Painted Mounts

Paperchain Ruby Blooms Stamp Set

Paperchain Mulberry Frames Stamp and Die Set

Paperchain Mulberry & Gold Damask 6 x 6" Sentiment Pack 

SBM Hybrid Ink Pad: Midnight

Tag banner punch

Corner punch

Circle punch

Tag punch

Hole Punch

Ribbon, twine

Score Board and bone folder

Eureka 101 Watercolour Tablet

SBM Magnetic glass mat

Paper Trimmer

Perfect Together Glue

Red liner tape

Die Cutting machine


How To Guide - Step 1

Choose a decorative sheet from the Ruby Blooms 12 x 12" paper pack. This will be your album cover so decide which side you want visible. The pattern shown here will be on the inside of my album.

Place on your score board and score down at 4" and 8". Rotate 90 degrees and score at 6". 

How To Guide - Step 2

Cut up, along the 4" and 8" score lines, up to your 6" score line, then fold up the flap, burnishing the score line with your bone folder.

How To Guide - Step 3

This will be your first pocket so decide how deep you wish it to be and trim to size (mine is about 3"). Use your circle punch along the top, open edge of the pocket, before applying red liner tape down both sides only and adhering it in place.  

How To Guide - Step 4

You can now fold up each of the 2 outer side flaps, creating 2 more pockets. Trim the paper flaps as desired, using your circle punch along the open edges and adhering in place, as before, with your red liner tape. I chose to go with diagonal pockets on mine. 

Fold the right hand page closed and you have another "page" on which to create a pocket. Use any of the papers in your Ruby Blooms paper pack, trim to the size and shape of your pocket and adhere in place as before.  

How To Guide - Step 5

Cut 2 lengths of ribbon and adhere on the front and back pages with your red liner tape. 

How To Guide - Step 6

Cut 2 panels of paper to fit on the front and back pages. One will be the front cover of your album so choose your paper appropriately....I decided to have the gorgeous beetle as the focal image on mine. 

How To Guide - Step 7

Adhere both panels in place so they cover the ribbon "workings". 

How To Guide - Step 8

Choose which sentiment you want to use, from the Mulberry & Gold sentiment pack. Stamp one of the Mulberry & Gold frames in the Midnight ink, around the sentiment, before using the coordinating die to cut it out.  

How To Guide - Step 9

Adhere to the front of your album where required. 

How To Guide - Step 10

It's now time to "fill" those pockets using the beautiful Ruby Blooms Painted Mounts. Trim to different sizes to fit in the pockets. 

How To Guide - Step 11

Using your punches and twine/ribbon, create a selection of tags, toppers and bookmarks which you can then stamp on, with your chosen sentiments, as required. 

How To Guide - Step 12

Voila!!!! A beautiful mini album filled with uplifting, beautiful elements which can be given as a gift to friends and loved ones.