Daffodils Matchbook Mini Album

Daffodils Matchbook Mini Album

Kay Williamson

In addition to pages and cards, the Daffodils collection is ideal for constructing a cheerful matchbook mini album.

Mini Album Created With Club Scrap's Daffodils Collection

Mini albums may be small, but they hold a big place in my heart!

Mini Album Created With Club Scrap's Daffodils Collection

This sweet mini measures 3-1/8 x 3-1/8" when closed.

Mini Album Created With Club Scrap's Daffodils Collection

MATCHBOOK MINI ALBUM INSTRUCTIONS

1. Trim 12x12 Daffodils White Print at 9-3/8". Score vertically at 3-1/8 and 6-1/4".

    Matchbook Mini Album Created With Club Scrap's Daffodils Collection

    2. Score horizontally at 3-1/8, 3-1/4, 6-3/8, 6-3/4, 9-7/8 and 10-3/8".

    Matchbook Mini Album Created With Club Scrap's Daffodils Collection

    3. Remove two 2-1/8 x 3-1/8" corners with a craft knife, cutting just inside the score lines.

    Matchbook Mini Album Created With Club Scrap's Daffodils Collection

    4. Trim away the 3/8 x 3-1/8" and 1/8 x 3-1/8" areas, as shown below, using a grid ruler along the score lines as a guide.

    Matchbook Mini Album Created With Club Scrap's Daffodils Collection

    5. Flip paper over to the printed side. Use a craft knife and ruler to trim 1.5" from three alternating flaps, as shown below.

    Matchbook Mini Album Created With Club Scrap's Daffodils Collection

    6. Fold on all score lines.

    Matchbook Mini Album Created With Club Scrap's Daffodils Collection

    MINI ALBUM ASSEMBLY

    1.Fold each side flap toward the center. Close the album by folding each section from the bottom up to the top flap.

    2. With the album closed, install a closure made from two yellow 5/8" punched circles and eyelets tied with a length of waxed linen thread.

    Matchbook Mini Album Created With Club Scrap's Daffodils Collection

    3. Reopen the album. Create pockets by folding each short flap toward the center square. Apply bookbinding glue in a needle-tipped applicator to the two sides of the flap to adhere.

    Matchbook Mini Album Created With Club Scrap's Daffodils Collection

    4. Add decorative mats to each section as desired.

    Mini Album Created With Club Scrap's Daffodils Collection

    5. Trim photos to fit mats, and embellish with Daffodils Page Cutaparts.

    Matchbook Mini Album Created With Club Scrap's Daffodils Collection

    Here's a quick video of the album in action:

    It's beautiful open...

    Matchbook Mini Album Created With Club Scrap's Daffodils Collection

    Matchbook Mini Album Created With Club Scrap's Daffodils Collection

    ...and closed!

    I hope this project brought a little sunshine to your day!

    Kay

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