Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Tutorial how to make a Pocket flap mini album

Here is the tutorial on how to make the base for the Secret Garden mini album.
It is easy and fast to make :-)
Will show 2 different techniques for page binding

The album is made off 4 - 12 x 12 papers and folded so it create pockets and flaps.


Here is the link to Martha Stewart scoring board tutorial part 1,

And part 2,

Thanks to  Kathy Orta and  for the inspiration :
And here is the link to her her`schanel,

Here is the link to Linda`s video on how to use magnets in mini album,

Measurement cover

Measurement pages
4 - 12 x 12 papers
How it flip out dipence how you cut into and fold the paper from each side on the 6 3/4 score mark

Hidden hinge measurements

You can also make separate hinges if you like to bind it with eyelets Zutter bind it all

Measurement for back of the hinges

Measurement spine

Pictures of the album in the tutorial

 If you want to make the album for a roof  you can place seam binding in in between page 2 and 3 and on the outside of the cover before attaching the decor papers

Hope this is helpful and have fun creating :-)


  1. Lovely!!. Thank you very much.

  2. Thank you Anne, for your hard work in doing the tutorials and giving all the instructions! I love to watch your videos, I can do that literally for hours :)

  3. Hi Anne,
    You're so sweet! Thanks for sharing your tutorials, tips, tricks and etc, etc, etc ...
    Have a nice day!

  4. Hi Anne,
    Thank you so much for the basic teaching of martha stewart score board.I have benefitted so much from your tutorials and I will be posting a video of the album construction I did using your technique.From the bottom of my heart Thank you so much.

  5. This is beautiful! Thank you for sharing!

  6. Anne a big congratulation to you! You totally deserve to be in that DT! It's because of you're beautiful creations I started buying Graphic 45 papers :) I can't wait to see what gorgeous creations you'll come up with next :)))


  7. Congratulations on making the Graphic 45 design team. Your work is wonderful and they are lucky to have you. I hope you have tons of fun.

  8. I have been watching your videos all week and love them! Thank you so much for your generosity in sharing your talent. And, congratulations on making the Graphic45 DT. It is well deserved, as your creations are amazing. You are so very charming and I love your accent also! I can't wait to make one of your projects, as soon as I receive my Graphic 45 paper that I had to order.

    Blessings to you and yours

  9. Congratulations! I knew you would be chosen. You are so very talented! I adore your work and love your videos.Your scrapbooks are absolutely amazing! Thank you so much for sharing your talent with us! I have learned so much from you.


  10. Lovely creation, TFS .... Congrats on being added as a DT member for graphic 45, u deserve it, your creations are beautiful. I remember when we both tried out for G45 & neither be of us made it, I knew u would the next time. Some day I do hope to make the team. It would be a dream come true. Thanks for all your inspiration you are truly a talented artist.

  11. OMG! I'm stunning by your work, sooooooo... magnificent!!!
    Thank you for showing us these beauties

  12. Hola Anne!!!, He tomado un largo paseo por tu blog y he ecnotrado cosas realmente hermosas!!! a travez de estas palabras quiero darte las gracias por compartir tus proyectos tan hermosos!!! mil gracias! estare de vuelta por aqui!

  13. Beautiful indeed Anne. I made a lace one also first time the book first inside of material and matted inside the pages for softness. Was a big job. Please have a look if you have not on my blog.

    I made mine for a friend's Mom who turns 93 and she has her eye sight perfect and her mind. A bonus at that age..

  14. Hi Annes, thank you very much to share this tutorial, it is helpful for me, God bless you!!

  15. Amazing!! Everything you do, I'm just an auhh. Love it. Tfs your beautiful work.

  16. What a great video! Thanks for making the process so easy to understand. I know what my family will be getting for Christmas.

  17. One of the best tutorials I ever seen. Thank you for all the detail and extra links. I can't wait to try this.

  18. Oh so beautiful, and a great presentation.


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