Girlfriends Mini Book

Materials

  • Mini Board Book (Kaiser Craft)
  • Country Grove Paper Collection (Kaiser Craft)
  • Pearls (Kaiser Craft)
  • Flowers (Kaiser Craft)
  • Rub-ons (Kaiser Craft)
  • Shellz Buttons (Bleumenthal Lansing)
  • Photos of choice

Tools

  • Rubber stamps (Unity Stamp Co.): Vintage Blue Bells; Daisy Days; Lifetime of Inspiration
  • Ink pads (Clearsnap): Watermark; Olive Pastel Chalk Ink
  • TopBoss Opalescent Clear Embossing Powder (Clearsnap)
  • Gel pen (Sakura)
  • Scallop-edge scissors
  • Paper trimmer
  • Heat gun
  • Sandpaper
  • Adhesives (Beacon Adhesives): Zip Dry Paper Glue; Fabri-Tac Permanent Adhesive
  • Computer and printer

Directions

STEP 1

  • Cover front and back covers with paper. Sand and ink edges. Stamp around edges of pages with Watermark ink. Sprinkle with embossing powder while still wet. Tap to remove excess powder and use heat gun to emboss.

STEP 2

  • Cut strip from decorative paper and use scallopedge scissors to trim edges. Punch holes in scallops. Ink edges Olive.

STEP 3

  • Glue photos to book and flowers to edges as desired. Glue pearls to flower centers and stamped designs.

STEP 4

  • Adhere strip to chipboard. Trim excess paper from edges and sand smooth. Ink edges Olive. Use stylus to apply rub-on.

STEP 5

  • Repeat these techniques for inside pages for a unified look.
by Niki Meiners
Girlfriends Mini Book
Girlfriends Mini Book Inside Pages
Inside Pages