Thursday, October 22, 2015

Pocket Page base Tutorial for the Mon Amour Photo Album

Hi everyone :-)
As requested here is the pocket page tutorial for the Mon Amour photo album. Will show how to make the base of the page, double photo mat, flip and fold outs, binding the pages together and attach the pages to the box stand.
This album you can make in any size you like it to be :-)

Video tutorial

Here are the templates with measurements,
Pocket page base
I used black Bazzill cardstock for the pages in my album But showing this tutorial on some lighter paper so it shows better up with the measurements :-)

Measurements for the double photo mat insert.

  used the chipboard cut outs to make a tab for the photo mat insert.

1. page in the album,

Here is how it looks finish decorated.

Great to add pockets under the flaps.

Double flip page

Secret pocket page. You can see it finish decorated with pattern papers on the top of this post.
I cut the flap down to 5 3/4 to 5 3/8 but this measurements depends a bit on how you fold the pocket in the score lines.

Different flaps can be made in any size you like

Here is the link to the blog post where I show how to make the box for this album,

Supply list: Mon Amour collection from Graphic 45,  black Bazzill Prismatics paper,score board, cutting tool and glue

Here is the link to the finish album for more pictures,

And here is the link to the box stand tutorial,

Here is the link to how to make your own tag shapes and frames,

Regarding questions there is a video where frequently asked questions are answered and here is the link, 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,

Here is the link to an Ebay seller for strong magnets,
Just type in 8x1mm magnets in the search felt.

Hope this tutorial was helpful and have fun creating :-)
Hugs, Anne


  1. Can you please post a tutorial showing how the base is made? Thank u!

  2. Also, is the solid cardstock used just for tutorials? You make everything from the patterned paper, yes? Thank u!

  3. I love your amazing creativity, Anne! Your talent is unlimited!!! Thank u for all your tutorials!!!

  4. Thank you for another amazing tutorial !

  5. Anne I cannot imagine the time and energy you've put into this post. Thankyou so much. Mimi xxx

  6. Anne, thank you so much for sharing this beautiful album. I haven't done any paper crafts in months and want to make a wedding album for my daughter using this paper line. You always give me so much inspiration and now, I am anxious to get started!! Thank you, Thank you!!

  7. Hiee ita beautiful...i tried making box but don't know why that box after getting finished is getting tilted to right side..can u help please


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