Friday, August 21, 2015

MINI WATERFALL

Hello, here to share with you how I made a Mini Waterfall Photo Keeper...
 This is a 8 1/2 x 7 Mini Waterfall picture album.  You will need medium weight chipboard 8 ½ x 7 (2-one for the front and one for the back), then a piece 8 ½ x 2.  You can make this smaller, wish now I had made mine 1 ½ but it is what it is….


 Place score tape around the inside edges as shown in the picture and on 2 pieces of strong plastic (I used a piece that some mail came in)
 ut those together as shown and be sure to space it so it will open and close easily. This just reinforces it more.
 Take 2 pieces of Black Card Stock and trim down to make it 11 x 11, Put Scor-tape on the two ends and put those together making one long piece.
 Now you are ready to place the chop board on face down and rub hard getting all the scor tape to hold good.


 Next apply lots of Scor-tape around top, bottom and in between as shown.



 Now you are ready to place the chop board on face down and rub hard getting all the scor tape to hold good.  Trim all 4 corners as shown and apply more Scor –tape.

 Your album should look like this and ready to decorate.
I used Sunny Day Paper Collection.  Trimming the front and back of both inside and out down 1/8” all the way around.

 Put Scor-tape on the back and adhere to the chipboard.
 For the inside I forgot to tell you to cut a piece of black card stock 4 x 8 3/8 to cover the center or spine.

 Then you can add your paper to the inside and it’s ready for the Waterfall.

 Cut 8-10 pieces of Black card stock 6 ¼ x 4 ½. Score and ¼ at the top of each and round the corners at the bottom of each.  Adhere these starting at the top, and add the next one at the scor line to the bottom of the last one.  I added 3 magnets on every 3rd page, this will help to keep it closed but you can omit this step if you wish.


 Now you are ready to cut your paper and adhere both front and back of the water fall.
 Now you are ready to decorate the front in side an out as you want.  I used the Sun Kissed Fleur Stamps and dies to make my flowers and the leaves are from the cut Mat Create set 251 2-A.  On the inside also used Spellbinders Decorative Labels 8 die to make a frame.  The distress inks I used were Peeled Paint and Mustard Seed.
Hope you enjoyed this and try one for your self.  I love to make them and fill them up with photos...

15 comments:

Mary Anne / MA54K said...

Just beautiful, and the papers bring the whole thing to life!

Cheri said...

Love it! Fabulous tutorial and gorgeous work!

Marisa Job said...

Just beautiful! I love it!

Caroline D. said...

What a gorgeous album!! Thank you for sharing the step by step photos too!

glendabrooks.blogspot.com said...

You did such a great job on this! It is stunning!

Patti J said...

Wow - you are amazing, Olga!!! This is gorgeous, and your tutorial is perfect! Thanks for sharing :)

Rosemary said...

what a beautiful album!!

Patricia said...

Oh! Wow! Olga, an absolutely stunning album. I just LOVE your beautiful "closure"
Fantastic Tutorial, between you and Glenda we should have no problem making an Album.
I have most of the "ingredients" just need the time and energy to get going.
I have made one "but could do better". I am going to leave making another till after the summer.
Have a wonderful weekend
Patricia x

SussiPoppins said...

Thanx for all the work you pity into this. I really enjoyed visiting Hugs

Vicki Dutcher said...


Fabulous book!, great tutorial too

MiamiKel said...

This is absolutely amazing, Olga!
Miss you, my friend :)

adablog14 said...

What a very beautiful project end tutorial...soon Ada

Selma said...

Wow Olga. This is amazing. I think back to when we first met and how much we have learned over the years. Your work is always stunning.

Lizzie said...

Totally AWESOME !!!!!!!!!! You have inspired me I want to make one!! hugs xx

Patricia St Martin said...

Olga, Thank you so much! I love your tutorial you did a fantastic job and your project is amazing. I hope I get time to try this.
Hugs, Pat♥