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[Step by Step] Circular Book Making

Posted by Graphic 45 11/13/2020 5 Comment(s) Mini Albums,Tutorials,


Hello, G45ers!

  We are excited to welcome the weekend in with this magical Composition Book, this circle mini album celebrates G45's Fairie Wings papers letting them take center stage.  Take note of how Graphic 45 Brand Ambassador, Kavitha layers fussy cuts, and chipboard pieces to create this beautiful art piece.  Along with sharing the inspiration Kavi shares a step by step tutorial on how you too can create your own circle album from scratch. 


Circle Mini Album Tutorial

By Kavitha


“Hello, G45 fans,

Today I have an adorable project to share using the very gorgeous Fairie Wings collection. Angels and flowers are my absolute favorites. I really wanted to make something magical so after a lot of contemplation, I decided to make a mini circular book with magical garden compositions. It doesn't have to be useful all the time right? Sometimes we just have to make art for our pleasure, so instead of a scrapbook, I made this into a fairy book that I can just keep for myself to see and enjoy.



I made a layered composition on each page with fairies as the main element. I used lots of fussy cutting and chipboard pieces to build my composition



Journal cards came in handy to make a focal point



This mini has just four pages, let's see how to make the binding part. Cut one cardstock measuring 2 by 3 1/2 inches and another one measuring 2 ½ by 3 ½. Score at ¾ inch from both the sides. You will get two pieces like this, glue both of them together. This is basic measuring, you can add any number of pages by increasing ½ inches breadthwise.



Cut circular shapes in both cardstock and pattern paper. Make a cut on one side for binding



Stick each page to the hinge as shown. Once it dried you can stick the pattern papers to it.



Decorate the pages using fussy cut images, journal cards, die cuts, and chipboard designs.





I hope you liked this idea, let me know your views.


Happy crafting!”



Fairie Wings 8x8 Pad


Graphic 45 Supply List:

Fairie Wings 8*8 pad

Fairie Wings patterns & solids

Fairie Wings Journal cards

Fairie Wings chipboard

Fairie Wings die cuts

Tag, Pocket & Butterfly Metal Dies



Happy Papercrafting!


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5 Comment(s)

Debbie G:
11/13/2020, 01:30:16 PM

what a wonderful project; it's perfect for my granddaughters! thank you for sharing your very clever and unique album.

11/13/2020, 07:20:56 PM

This is lovely! Looking forward to making this.

Sonja Van Laar:
11/13/2020, 09:39:32 PM

Love the round shape, adds to the magical theme. Such delicate chipboard elements you used, too. The arbor is particularly lovely.

Ellen Haydon:
11/16/2020, 12:47:04 PM

I love the Fairie Wings, she is 7 years old and she is always looking them.

Lynn Harrell:
11/16/2020, 01:13:57 PM

Such a beautiful little album. I like making things like this where I don't have to worry about where to put photos, etc. Thanks for sharing.

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