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Romantic vintage photo album
Capture life’s best moments in a beautiful photo album. Create romantic pages full of roses, butterflies and vintage wallpaper and fill the pages with your most cherished photos. Handmade from scrapbook paper and kraft board, decorated with broderie anglaise and lace ribbon and bound with a rose gold wire, this is a personal and intimate gift for a wedding or special anniversary. Give your loved ones the key to your heart with this romantic book.

Posted by Vaessen Creative from Nuth, Limburg, The Netherlands • Published See Vaessen Creative's 27 projects »
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Vaessen Creative • Kraft board 2mm 30,5x30,5cm 3pcs
Vaessen Creative • Paper cutter with scoring tool 15x30,5cm
Vaessen Creative mini ink blending tool
Vaessen Creative • Double sided tape white 6mmx50m
Ranger • Tim holtz distress ink pad walnut stain
We R Memory Keepers Heidi Swapp cinch machine
We R Memory Keepers • cinch wires 1" 4 pk rose gold
Kaisercraft • Paper pack Lady like
Kaisercraft • Sticker book Lady like
Kaisercraft • Collectables Lady like
3-D foam tape 100x100x3mm (10x20mm)
Vaessen Creative • Satijnlint dubbel 3 mm Antique white
Ribbon 20m 25mm
Ribbon 10m 42mm
Broderie naturel 21mm x 5m
Ribbon 20m 25mm heart in circle
  • How to make a photo album. Romantic Vintage Photo Album - Step 1
    Step 1

    For each page, trim 2x pieces of scrapbook paper to these sizes: 25 x 25cm – 27.5 x 20cm – 20 x 20cm – 22.5 x 15cm – 15 x 15cm and 10 x 20cm. Start with the largest size.

  • How to make a photo album. Romantic Vintage Photo Album - Step 2
    Step 2

    Now, cut the kraft board. These pieces need to be half a centimetre larger than the scrapbook paper ones: 25.5 x 25.5cm – 28 x 20.5cm – 20.5 x 20.5cm – 23 x 15.5cm- 15.5 x 15.5cm and 10.5 x 20.5cm. The kraft board will form the base for each page.

  • How to make a photo album. Romantic Vintage Photo Album - Step 3
    Step 3

    Apply Distress Ink Walnut Stain to all of the edges of the scrapbook paper and kraft board.

  • How to make a photo album. Romantic Vintage Photo Album - Step 4
    Step 4

    Stick the scrapbook paper precisely in the centre of the kraft board on both sides, leaving a thin outer border.

  • How to make a photo album. Romantic Vintage Photo Album - Step 5
    Step 5

    Next, follow the Cinch instructions to make holes in the kraft board pages.

  • How to make a photo album. Romantic Vintage Photo Album - Step 6
    Step 6

    Follow the Cinch instructions to attach the metal binding wire.

  • How to make a photo album. Romantic Vintage Photo Album - Step 7
    Step 7

    The basic album is now complete. Decorate the pages to your liking.

  • How to make a photo album. Romantic Vintage Photo Album - Step 8
    Step 8

    Use the sticker book and collectables to add further embellishment to the album. Finish the album by tying ribbon to the binding wire.

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