Sunday, September 6, 2009

Pocket page for your mini-album

Hi Ladies,

I just put up a video on YouTube on how to create your own custom pocket page for your mini album. In the same video, I show you how to use the 7 Gypsies binderie punch and how to apply WeRMemory Keeper XL eyelets to your mini album using the Crop-a-dile.

Here are the measurements I used of the pocket page:
  • 10 1/2 in x 6 1/2 in
  • Score on the longer side at 5in, then on opposite side score at 1/2 inch
  • Score on the shorter side at 1/2 inch
  • Burnish all score lines and trim to make "tabs"
  • Use a 1 3/8 circle punch to create the "dips" in the pocket
  • Use sticky strip or other strong holding adhesive to put the pocket together

2 comments:

Danielle said...

hello, I am Danielle and I have been stamping for 12 years. I don't know how to chat with you on this blog because I have never seen one. I have so many questions. I have been out of crafting for about 5 years because I moved to an areas with NO craft stores AT ALL! they don't even know what stamping is here!! So i have just discovered youtube and all the craft videos and it got me crafting again. I love the tim holtz line and I use it alot which is how I found your videos! ok so questions?? first, I too have 3 boys and I need to know how you have time for all this. Wow it takes me hours just to go thru your blog. Which brings me to my next set of questions. I am not crazy so don't worry. I have just never seen all this before. What is a blog exactly? what is an ATC? what is this swap stuff? do you know all these people or is this just your online life? I am so confused as to why you do all these videos? do you do it for fun or do you work for these companies? don't get me wrong, I LOVE THEM!! you are the most talented artistic person i have seen in a long time. I love your techniques! although i don't scrap, I use your techniques in stamping! Please continue, your videos ROCK!! But do explain to me what all these blogs and swaps are for??? how do they work and how do I subscribe? Also, I NEED TO KNOW...what kind of paper is best with tim's distress stuff? I use a lot of inks and water and sprays and paints and my paper NEVER holds up. I need to know brands and some online access to get it as I don't have ANY craft stores near me. thanks and please be patient with me as I learn this new cyber world I have just discovered!!! Danielle

Tracey said...

Hello Arlene.
My parcel arrived this morning sand im so thrilled thank you so very much i love them.And your gift tag is georgueos.I have it on display.
I have just watched your new vidio.my godness i never thought to use frisks cutting mat to score lines and you have made those pockets look so easy.Im going to go have a go in a min, im chuckling to myself because i know mine will look so much different and will take me all day and the mess lol.
thank you once again to take the time to enable me to learn new things i so appriciate it with out vides like yours i would be just so frustrated and would probably have given up by now.

all my love tracey x
ps once again thank you x

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