Paper

Mini Christmas Brag Book

By  Sue Eldred (www.sueeldred.com) 

size: 3-1/2"x6"

  • Mini Christmas Brag Book

Materials

  • Deflecto Flexible Pouch, 3”x5”
  • Canvas Corp.: Farmhouse Christmas Tags on Ivory, 12”x12”; Farmhouse Christmas Stripe on Ivory, 12”x12”; Red & Ivory Mini Dot Reverse, 12”x12”; Red & Ivory Ribbon Stripe, 12”x12”; Antique Brass Binding Ring, small; Antique Brass Optical Lens; Christmas Wrap Paper Tape
  • Black cardstock
  • Ivory/red striped ribbon
  • Red mini rickrack
  • Photos

Tools

  • Circle punches: 1-11/16”, 1/8”
  • Adhesives: glue stick, craft glue, mini clear dots, double-sided tape runner

Basic Supplies

  • scissors
  • 1. For cover, cut 3"x5-1/4" panel from black cardstock. Cut "It's the most wonderful time of the year" tag. Adhere tag to black cardstock panel creating 1/8" black border. Cut 1/2"x3" strip from Red and Ivory Dots; adhere to left side of tag. Adhere 3" piece of red rickrack on right side of tag.
  • 2. For inside front cover, cut 3"x5-1/4" panel from black cardstock. Cut 2-3/4"x5" panel from Red & Ivory Ribbon Stripe and adhere to black cardstock panel. Adhere two 1/2"x5-1/4" strips of Red and Ivory Dots to top and bottom of striped paper. Center and adhere "I'll be home for Christmas" tag.
  • 3. Insert cover and inside front cover into flexible pouch.
  • 4. Add paper tape around plain end of flexible pouch.
  • 5. Punch 1-11/16" Snowflake Circle from Farmhouse Christmas Tags. Adhere Snowflake Circle onto back of Brass Optical Lens with craft glue along outside edges of lens.
  • 6. Cut 10" length of ivory red striped ribbon. Tie onto front cover with Optical Lens.
  • 7. Choose photos that can easily be cut to 3"x5-1/4". Add to inside of flexible pouches.
  • 8. Refer to Step 1 and 2 to create back cover using Red & Ivory Mini Dot Paper, Red & Ivory Striped Paper, Farmhouse Christmas Strip, and red rickrack. Add paper tape to each pouch. Mark and re-punch holes using 1/8" circle punch on each pouch.Gather album together using small book ring.