2 For 1: Mini Album in a Box

Hello, G45ers!

 We have a genius new way to keep your keepsakes and photos safe in this two for one mini album in a book box by Einat Kessler.  Einat used one of our many Book Boxes and our Secret Garden – Deluxe Collector’s Edition to create this stunning scrapbook.  One of the many reasons we are thrilled to share this beauty is because it fits perfectly with our March #G45Album Challenge.  This Challenge is easy to enter and a great opportunity to mingle with like-minded G45ers, and a fun chance to win $150 of G45 goodies.  Just create an album using Graphic 45 products, and upload to the Graphic 45 – Official Community Page using the #G45Album hashtag and you will be entered to win!  But before we jump into this fun album in a box we have our Weekly Blog Contest to announce. 

 

Weekly Blog Contest

Just leave a comment here on the blog,  Facebook, and/or  Instagram to be entered to win!  This week’s prize package includes a Secret Garden – Deluxe Collector’s Edition and Staples – Inspire, Create, Imagine Die-Cut Tags,  a $35+ value.  The winner will be announced on the blog, Friday, March 9th, 2018.

 

Mini Album Box

By Einat Kessler

 

Hi dear crafty friends!

Einat here with a new project to inspire you. I love boxes. They seem to capture my imagination and I always try to come up with new ways of incorporating them in my projects. Today I want to share with you my Mini Album Box.

 

At first glance, it might seem like a regular box that I covered with papers and embellished. But this box is actually a mini album…

 

 

 

To create this mini album box I used the kraft ATC box. I love its size and that it’s deep and can fit a lot inside. I cut the side of the box and attached a binding mechanism. This way the box is both a box and the cover for the mini album.

 

Then I added the pages and embellished the box with the amazing Secret Garden collection.

 

 

Tip #1: When changing the structure of a box make sure it’s sturdy enough to stand the change. Cover the cuts with washi tape to hide the cuts and the inner chipboard.

 

 

Tip #2: When covering a box or a 3D project cut your paper slightly smaller than the area you need to cover. This will make the movement of the project easier and add a uniform margin around all sides.

 

 

Graphic 45 Supplies:

Secret Garden - Deluxe Collector's Edition

Staples - ATC Book Box - Kraft

Staples - Washi Tape Set

Thanks for stopping by and have fun creating!” ~Einat

 

 

Looking for more fun ways to add a mini into a box?

Check out this Midnight Masquerade Boxed Mini Album.

Mini Bound in Box

By Annette Green

 

With this Midnight Masquerade Mini Album in a Box project sheet and cutting guide(in link below), you will be able to create a beautiful memory album that is bound inside the box.  This album has pockets, tags, and oodles of room for photos and journaling sentiments.  

 

See full newsletter with downloadable project sheet here…

 

 

Two amazing boxes in one fun post!  We hope we have helped start your week off with some delightful inspiration.  Thank you for joining us here, and to Einat and Annette for sharing these great crafty ideas!  Be sure to leave a comment below to be entered to win this week's contest, and come back tomorrow for more Graphic 45 fun!  

 

Happy Papercrafting!  

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