Friday, February 11, 2011

Happy Valentine's Weekend!

This is a Valentine version of a mini-scrapbook I made for Christmas.  I saw it at my upline's house, and believe that it was originally created by Kimberly Van Diepen.  There are basic instructions to follow, but feel free to email with additional questions.
 Love Mini-Scrapbook

1- 12x12 Card Stock (Real Red Textured)
2- 8.5x11 Card Stock (Pretty In Pink)
2- Sheets DSP (Filled With Love Paper Pack)
Anywhere Glue Stick
Sticky Strip
Glue Dots
Stamp Set: Filled With Love
-1/4" Grosgrain Ribbon (Real Red/Pretty In Pink)
-Bitty Buttons
-Vintage Wallpaper Embossing Folder

Trim 12"x12" Real Red to 11.5" x 5.5". Score at 5.5" and 6"across.

Trim 8.5"x11" Pretty in Pink to 8 1/4" x 8 1/8". Score each quadrant to 4".
1- Score along 8 1/4" side at 4" from right.
2- Score along 8 1/8" side at 4" and 4 1/8" from bottom.
3- Score bottom left quadrant at 4 1/4" from left, just to center.
(Mark the back of bottom right quadrant for gluing.)

Top Left Quadrant: Trim away 1/4" from left side and 1/8" from center.

Trim DSP Squares
7- DSP 3 3/4"
1- DSP 4 1/4"
1- DSP 4 3/4"
1- Pretty in Pink CS 4 1/2"
1- Pretty in Pink CS 5"

Glue DSP to each square using Anywhere Glue Stick.

Fold into a square.
Once folded, glue onto 4 1/4" DSP and onto 4 1/2" Pretty in Pink CS.
Binding is 5 1/2" x 2 3/4", score at 1 1/8" and 1 5/8". Emboss, then adhere with Sticky Strip.
Glue 5" Pretty in Pink CS and 4 3/4" DSP to left inside of book, and folded square to the right.
Embellish as desired.  This is the Filled With Love stamp set.
Punch 3/16" hole on binding to tie ribbon to.
This can be made using any colors and stamp sets!


Cindy said...

What a great little scrapbook...Love it! Thanks for the inststructions too! #271 following from Stampin' Connection.

Amy Rogers said...

Great tutorial. I'm following you...

Kelli said...

LOVE THIS miniscrapbook! I will definitely be casing it! Thanks for all of the instructions! I am following from SC. I hope that you can stop by and visit!

Patti said...

Very cute mini scrapbook and a great job on the tutorial. Congrats on the new venture of blogging. I'm a new follower from Stampin' Connection.

Amy West said...

I love this! I'm thinking it would make a great class project before Easter...Thanks. I'm following you from SC! I hope you'll follow me too!

Chanda Stehlik said...

What an adorable little project! Your instructions and pictures are great, too! TYFS! I'm your latest follower from SC! Stop on by sometime!

chanda stehlik

Penny Hanuszak said...

Thanks for the tutorial. Great little book. I'm your newest follower from Stampin Connection. I'm #212 on Chanda's list. Hope you'll stop by and visit my blog sometime too! TFS.


Tammy Bendel said...

I love this idea, I think I am going to have to try making one. I just started following your blog and I am #349 on SC.

Thanks for sharing!

Christi Sheroky said...

This is GREAT!
Following you from SC. Swing on by when you have time. :)

AnnMarie said...

Wow! Absolutely LOVE this! Thank you for sharing! Following you from SC! :)

Julz said...

This is adorable Tiffany! I can't wait to make one! I've also nominated you for a Stylish Blogger Award! Thanks for providing tons of fab inspiration!
Julz ;)

Stamping Aweigh with Norma said...

Great blog!! Now following you. Hope you will follow me too.
Thanks, Norma