Paper

“Hello, Baby” Album

By  Jill Cornell 

size: 6"x8"

  • “Hello, Baby” Album
  • Open View 1
  • Open View 2
  • Open View 3

Materials

  • Simple Stories Sn@p Studio: Teal Sn@p Binder, 6”x8”; Color Vibe Collection Grey Dot/Stripe, Teal Dot/Stripe Papers; Baby Boy Collection Stickers, Pockets, 3”x4” Cards, 4”x6” Cards
  • Studio Calico Wood Veneer: Stars, Circle Frames
  • Webster’s Pages It’s Christmas Collection Bubble Paper Clips
  • Trims: October Afternoon Farmhouse Wrap Pack, May Arts Teal-Stitched Burlap Ribbon
  • Photos

Tools

  • Black ink pad
  • Black journaling pen
  • Adhesives: paper adhesive, clear dots, foam tape

Basic Supplies

  • paper trimmer, scissors, ruler, pencil
  • 1. For cover, trim one cardstock album insert to fit and adhere to right of album spine. Use pen to add faux stitching.
  • 2. Wrap 3"x4" card with baker's twine; tie bow. Adhere 4"x6" and 3"x4" cards to cover as shown. Wrap cover with ribbon, over paper seam. Tie small bow; adhere to ribbon.
  • 3. Using photo as guide, adhere stickers and wood veneer stars to cover. Back wood veneer circle frame with teal paper, add elephant sticker, and adhere to cover with foam tape.
  • 4. On inside cover, adhere pocket page with baby's name for keepsakes.
  • 5. For album pages, use photos as guides to compile pocket page protectors, card inserts, and photos to tell story of baby's first year, including special highlights. Embellish pages with flat wood veneer shapes and stickers, both inside and outside page protectors. Add shaped paper clips to top of pages to hold items in protectors.
  • Tip
  • 1. Simple Stories offers a baby girl collection, too, or look for other themed Sn@p collections for birthdays, milestone events, and more.