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Thursday, September 30, 2010

Ruck-Sack Mini Scrapbook..


Hope you like my Rucksack Style Mini Album.

It is very easy to make and you need the following to make one.

2 A4 sheet of card. White
3 A4 Sheets of Patterned Paper.

Score the White cardstock at
Fold cardstock in half or Score at 5 3/4"
 Then Score at 5" and  6 1/2" .
This gives you an M shape.

Now turn card and score at
3 3/4 and 7 1/2" Which leaves you about 3/4" for a Tab.
Crease the card along all the lines.

Fold the tab inside and glue to make a long pocket..
You can punch the half circles if you want, at each end.

To make the top flap,
Cut a piece of  White cardstock 3 3/4" by 5 1/2"
Add 3 1/2" by 5" patterned paper to decorate.
Score this at 2 1/2" and 3".


Glue one of the 2 1/2" flaps to the top of one pocket.
You can add a hook and loop circle under this to keep it closed.

To make the Bottom pocket.

Take a Piece of patterned paper 6 1/2" by 6"
Score this at the 3 and 6" mark to leave a 1/2" tab.
Turn and score at 3" .
Fold the tab inside and glue to make a long pocket.
You can punch the half circles if you want, at each end.

To make the top flap. For the bottom pocket.
3" by 3 1/4" white cardstock.
Then Score at 1 1/2" and 1 3/4" .

Glue one of the 1 1/2" flaps to the top of one pocket.
Glue this to the front of the Rucksack at the bottom.
You can add a hook and loop circle under this to keep it closed.


This picture shows the M fold.

You make the 2 patterned pockets for inside
 the same way.

 
Fold cardstock in half or Score at 5 3/4"
Then Score at 5" and 6 1/2" .

Turn score at 3 1/2 and 7".
There will be about 1 1/4" left as a tab.
Fold the tab inside and glue to make a long pocket.


Place it inside as in the photo.
You may need to trim a small amount of each end to get a better fit.
You can punch the half circles if you want,
at each end.
 Glue the pocket inside.
By adding glue along the center fold only.

Finish by adding some ribbon as a handle.

2 comments:

Scrappy~Sarah said...

Looks great. thanks for the instructions

Claireliz said...

what a nifty idea, very cool
C
xx

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