Wednesday, December 28, 2016

How to Make a Mini Coin Envelope Book

It's time for Club Scrap's December Shades of Winter Blog Hop! Check out the full line-up at the CS Blog, and if you just left Pam's blog, you're good at following the route.

I was inspired by a project posted at Free Range Bookbinding. It didn't have a tutorial, but after a bit of trial and error, I figured it out.

These are tiny booklets made from 3x4.5" coin envelopes and materials from the Shades of Winter collection.







Rather than explain how to make one with written instructions, I chose to film a short tutorial. Enjoy!



Here is a supply list:

  • 3x4.5" Coin Envelope
  • 18" Ribbon Closure
  • 10" Waxed Linen Thread and Needle
  • 2-1/8x2-7/8 Outside Back Cover Paper
  • 2x2.75" Outside Front Cover Paper
  • (2) 2-1/8x2-3/4" Pocket Inserts
  • (3) 2-7/8x4" Inside Pages, Folded
  • 2-3/8x3" Pocket Flap Cover, Folded Vertically
  • Corner Chomper
  • Piercing Cradle
  • Awl
  • Bone Folder
  • Envelope Punch Board

Your next stop on the Shades of Winter hop is with Roni.

I wish you an efficiently crafty new year!
Tricia

16 comments:

  1. All the best things come in small packages and your little book is just just delightful. Happy new year.

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  2. Awwww, those are so stinkin' cute! I love mini books/albums. I am so gonna give these a try. Such fun, TFS!

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  3. Fantastic video tutorial and such an adorable little book. I have some of these envelopes and will definitely be making this for photos of our new little cousin Kallie when we met her for the first time at Christmas.

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  4. Thank your for the video tutorial! These such cute mini albums!

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  5. The video is great! Of course! Such a cute clever mini album.

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  6. OMG I love all your little books!!! soo cute!

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  7. Awesome mini album ! so cute!

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  8. ooohh that is a super sweet little project!! Thanks for another awesome idea!!

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  9. Thank you for the tutorial as I so enjoy making albums of any shape. Kudos for the papers and images/sayings that are part of this kit...

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  10. Thanks for taking all the guesswork out of copying your project! I'm definitely pinning this for later!

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  11. AWwww what a darling coin mini book! Love it!!
    hugs
    Cheryl

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  12. A coin book! How clever! Great idea, you can stick some dollars in mine though! LOL

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  13. Thank you for a wonderful tutorial. I love your coin book and will certainly give this a try using your video!!!

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  14. Great little project! Cute little brag book for someone's purse!

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  15. Tricia, you are in the tiny book mode. Love this version too! Thanks for the video. Wishing you a very creative 2017!

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