Sunday, September 21, 2014

Graphic 45 An Eerie tale mini album and house stand tutorial finish part

Hi everyone :-)
Have made a new mini album with chipboard house stand and I filmed the whole process so there is a tutorial from start to finish how to make it:-)
Many of you have asked for a new start to finish album and also have had some requests for chipboard constructions so here it is :-)
Used Graphic 45 An Eerie Tale paper collection for this project but this album and house stand will also be great for Twas the Night Before Christmas collection.

Video of finish album and stand

The serial is named:
How to make an 8 x 8 mini album with stand from start to finish
And for the house stand:
How to make a chipboard stand for mini albums from start to finish
The album measure 8 3/4 x 9 3/4 on the outside and the pages are 8 1/4 x 8 1/4 and has 5 pages wit flip outs and pockets.

 The videos of the tutorials will be posted bellow as soon they are published and there will be separate blog posts of each video with measurements so this post want be longer as it already is lol.

 8 x 8 Mini album tutorial Part 1
Supplies list. Making the pages and inserts

8 x 8 Mini album tutorial Part 2A

Part 2B

Decorating the 1. front page and making fold outs and pockets

There are place for lot of photos inside the fold outs.

All folded out front.

More flaps.

All folded out from the back side.

With photo mat insert.
All the photo mats are plain with vanilla cardstock on the backside for journaling.

8 x 8 Mini album tutorial Part 3

Decorating the 1. back page and making a hidden secret page.

Flaps can be folded over each other to open the secret place.

All flaps folded up.

And over like this

to open the hidden page.

Also some side flaps on each side.

8 x 8 Mini album tutorial Part 4

Decorating the 2. front page and making fold outs and pockets

Flap folded out.

Photo mat insert.

Page 1 and 2 bounded together

The pages can also be showcased like this,

and this :-)

8 x 8 Mini album tutorial Part 5

Decorating the 2. back page and making fold outs and pockets

Flap open.

Folded up.

8 x 8 Mini album tutorial Part 6A

Part 6B

Decorating the 3. front page and making lot of fold outs and pockets

1. Pocket folded out.

Top flap folded up

House for the beast and the beauty.

Inside there is place for pictures of the " beast and beauty" :-)

Backside of the house with a photo mat.

Front and backside.

Lot of places for photos inside.

Front pocket folded in.

Photo mat insirt.

Page 2 and 3 bounded together.

8 x 8 Mini album tutorial Part 7A

Part 7B

 Decorating the 3. back page and making fold outs and pockets

Front pocket folded down.

All folded up.

Lot of room for pictures here.

With all the tags.

8 x 8 Mini album tutorial Part 8

Decorating the 4. front page and making fold outs and a folio.

Sode flaps fastened with magnets.

Folio made from the template on the backside of the 12 x 12 paper pad.

Her pictures can be placed and also do some journaling.

With photo mat insert.

Page 3 and 4 bounded together.

8 x 8 Mini album tutorial Part 9

Decorating the 4. back page and make more fold outs and pockets

Lot of fun fussy cutting :-)

Inside the flaps is a house in the garden.
House tag can be taken out and place a photo behind.

Love making scenes :-)

All flaps folded out.

House tag for the fairytales.

Inside the house.

8 x 8 Mini album tutorial Part 10

Decorating the 5. front page and make a slider page.

Slider dragged up.

With photo mat insert.

Page 4 and 5 bounded togeher.

 The slider up on page.

8 x 8 Mini album tutorial Part 11

Decorating the 5. back page and make a spinner page.

All this 4 pieces can be folded over each other. Fastened with magnets and a brad in the middle

Place for photos and journaling under the square pages.
So fun playing with the papers and make different opportunities :-)

There is also a flip out page on this side.

The hear is flying lol.

8 x 8 Mini album tutorial Part 12

Making the cover and bind the album to the spine.

Will decorate the outside of the album in Part 2 of the chipboard house stand video tutorial.

House backside or front if you like :-)

Side with a window.

8 x 8 Mini album tutorial Part 13

Decorating the inside front cover

Together with the 1. page

8 x 8 Mini album tutorial Part 14

Backside cover inside.

with photo mat pocket.

Flap on the left side.

Together with the last page

Part 1 of the chipboard house stand

Making the chipboard house boxes.

Part 2 of the chipboard house stand
Decorating the box

 The stand with a drawer in front.

 The images looks a bit spooky from the other side lol.

Seen from top.

silhouette appears better from this side.

Front side with light in the window.

Here you can see the side of the album.

 Backside ( or front if you like ) of the house.

The roof can be used on both sides of the album and stand.

Supply list
An Eerie tale 2 - 12 x 12 - 8 x 8 - 6 x 6 and stickers all from Graphic 45 , Black cardstock from Bazzill,medium weight chipboard for the cover, glue,magnets,
Tyvek envelopes or anything strong , score board, ruler, cutting tools,Zig and sharpie markers,Dies from Tim Holtz, Sizzix, Diamond Dies, Spellbinders and cottage cuts. Please remember this are only suggestions . Use what you have and what you like :-)

Here is the link to Graphic 45 Steampunk Spells envelope mini album tutorial finish album

Here is the link to my fussy cutting tutorial,

Here is the link to the Ebay seller for strong magnets,

Regarding questions there is a video where frequently asked questions are answered and here is the link,
For other questions they will be answered here on my blog where I will post new questions that has not been answered before.
Here is the link,

Hope this tutorial will be inspiring and that you get some ideas.
Have fun creating :-)
Hugs, Anne


  1. Anne another astounding project. Absolutely amazing. I am still in awe of you fantastical talents xxx

  2. Fantastic! I am so glad that you will be doing a tutorial series on this project. I will be eagerly awaiting all of the tutorial. I love all your projects, they are so beautiful and intricate. Regards, Rita

  3. OMG!!! another beautiful piece of pure genius.I can't wait to try the tutorial
    just love your work! xx

  4. are such a creative genius, I absolutely ADORE this album and the stand!

  5. Hello!

    You are the most fantastic artist! Your fussy cutting projects just make me so inspired to try to create a tiny portion of what you do! These are so wonderful - I wish I could watch you work and learn from the best! Beautifully done - just wonderful!

    Wishing you a happy day!


    Barbara Diane

  6. WOW! I think that says it all. Thank you for sharing your talent with all of us.

  7. Thank you for the tutorial, I made mine and it was not as beautiful as yours, but i was happy with it!


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