Gatefold Mini Album: Introducing YouTube Sensation, Ginger Ropp

Hello, G45ers!

We have an extra special treat for today on the Graphic 45 blog.  Today, we (re)introduce you to YouTube sensation and mini album genius, Ginger Ropp.  For Ginger's 'Self-Portrait' she has created a Gatefold Mini Album with all sorts of interactive details using our 
Floral ShoppeThis mini album takes scrapbooking to the next level and has so many great opportunities for photos and journaling.  Take the YouTube video tour to see the magic unfold.  But before we dive in, we wanted to do a quick contest reminder.  


Weekly Blog Contest

Just leave a comment here on the blog, Instagram, and/or Facebook to be entered to win! This week’s prize package includes a Little Darlings – DCESecret Garden – DCE, Floral Shoppe 8×8 and Ephemera Cards, Staples Die-Cut Tags, Door Knockers, and Stamped Metal Brads, a $97 value.  The Winner will be announced on the blog Friday, June 15th.


Brand Ambassador 2018-2019

Ginger Ropp – USA

“Hi my name is Ginger Ropp. I am beyond excited to be a member of the Graphic 45 family. I absolutely love everything Graphic 45. I started my papercrafting journey several years ago, however, when my first grandchild was born I stumbled upon mini albums. I absolutely fell in love with the idea of having a small compact project showcasing all of the “events and firsts” in my granddaughter's life. Once I created my first mini album, I was hooked.


Floral Shoppe – Gatefold Mini Album


“For my self-portrait introduction project, of course, I had to create a mini album. I used the beautiful Floral Shoppe collection. The colors and imagery are amazing. As I reflected back on the style of a mini album I wanted to create, I went back through the many projects I created in the past and decided on my gatefold mini album. Here’s a look at the updated version of my gatefold mini album that I had originally created a few years back.


Tip:  When adding your pages to your hinges leave a small space between the page and the spine. This ensures the pages will turn properly and lay flat when your book is open.


Here is a video walkthrough of my Floral Shoppe Gatefold Mini Album.


Floral Shoppe Gatefold Mini Album Tour by Ginger Ropp








Floral Shoppe Package


Graphic 45 Supplies:


Other Supplies:

  • 12×12 Ivory Cardstock
  • Medium weight chipboard
  • Asst. mulberry paper flowers
  • Silk Ribbon


What a fantastic memory album and would be great for so many occasions.  Big thanks to Ginger for sharing your talents and this video.  We are so thrilled to get to work with Ginger again, she is such a fun, motivational, member in the G45 family.  Please give her a warm welcome in the comments below.  As always, thank you for joining us for these Brand Ambassador introductions.  Now pull out those papers and start having some fun!  


Happy Papercrafting!  

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